While condoms are one of the greatest inventions known to mankind to help avoid STDs and also unwanted pregnancies, condoms also have some side effects too.
Here are 3 side effects of condoms that you might not know:
Most condoms are made of latex, the fluid that is obtained from rubber trees, and research has shown that some people experience an allergic response to the protein in the rubber. Although this is very rare, the symptoms of this allergy can range from runny nose, itching, wheezing, swelling, and light headedness.
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2. Acquiring Other STDs
Condoms help prevent one against HIV and the risk of other diseases, however, they do not offer protection against other STDs that affect the outer layers of the skin such as scabies infection.
3. Risk Of Pregnancy
It is a well-known fact that condoms are mostly used to prevent unwanted pregnancies, however, when used the wrong way, pregnancy can also occur.
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