Costly, rare female condoms spur HIV infections

September 18, 2013 1:33 pm

The female condom has two rings at both ends (the mouth and the pouch) and a woman is required to carefully slide the pouch into her vagina before intercourse where the sperm will be collected thus inhibiting her from conceiving.

At its inception in the West, the first generation were rated by women as rough and that they caused soreness when used as they were made with polyethylene.

Manufacturing companies recalled their products and went on to produce the second generation condoms that were made of synthetic nitrile (latex) similar to that of the male condoms.

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