Condoms are proven to be effective in preventing the spread of STDs and unwanted pregnancies, when they are used correctly. But, sometimes condoms can break. Why does this happen?
Condoms are meant to be stored in a cool, dry and dark place. This is because the latex or non-latex materials used to manufacture condoms do not hold up well against extreme temperatures. The ideal environment for condom storage is in a lowly lit place which remains between 32 degrees and 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
Q: I know damaged condoms are basically ineffective, so what steps can I take to determine if a condom has been tampered with?
A: To make sure that a condom will work effectively, follow these steps: