The Impact of Lubricants on Latex Condoms during Vaginal Intercourse

  title={The Impact of Lubricants on Latex Condoms during Vaginal Intercourse},
  author={Markus J. Steiner and Carla Piedrahita and Lucinda Glover and Carol L. Joanis and Alan Spruyt and Robin G. Foldesy},
  journal={International Journal of STD \& AIDS},
  pages={29 - 36}
The objective was to evaluate the impact of additional lubricant on condom breakage and slippage. Two hundred and sixty-eight couples used 6 new and 6 aged condoms during vaginal intercourse and were instructed to use 2 of each type with either water-based lubricant, oil-based lubricant or no additional lubricant. The use of either oil-based or water-based lubricant increased slippage rates of new and aged condoms, although only one pairwise comparison (oil-based lubricant vs. no additional… 

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