30 Interesting and Unknown Facts About Condoms

Condom (although it is a brand of condom in India most people know it as the Hindi synonym of a condom) is a male contraceptive, also known as a cap or umbrella in India. It is a small cap-shaped instrument made of rubber, the male offering it on his erect penis before coitus. A condom is a contraceptive as well as providing protection from sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV, AIDS. Men’s condoms are made of latex (“rubber” in common parlance) or polyurethane. It is usually wrapped in a plastic bag. We are going to tell you the 30 most interesting facts about Condoms that are easy and fun to read, making the information accessible to students, teachers, and curious minds for fun, research, lesson planning, and homework in this article. 

FACT#1. The word condom derived from the Latin language ‘Condus‘, which means the box.

FACT#2. The history of condoms is 15,000 years old, the condom size had founded in a cave in France.

FACT#3. According to one estimate, more than 5 billion condoms use in the world every year.

FACT#4. Children cannot buy alcohol, cigarettes, and condoms in Australia.

FACT#5. The first rubber condom was made in 1944.

FACT#6. Condoms were made from the intestines of animals around 1350 B.C ago.

FACT#7. According to a Study, Ladies buy more condoms than men

FACT#8. The oldest condoms had founded in Sweden

FACT#9. If condoms are used properly during sex, then it is 98 percent to prevent pregnancy.

FACT#10. Some years ago, People used a condom twice because it was expensive, but by the nineteenth century, it became so cheap that people used once time.

FACT#11. In the 20th century, getting condoms was very difficult, it was kept in a vending machine. In 1928, it could only be found after the doctor’s prescription.

FACT#12. During World War II, soldiers used to give condoms on their hose to protect their rifles from water.

FACT#13. The world’s largest condom is 260 feet long.

FACT#14.  Most condoms use in South Africa.

FACT#15. “Condom” sales increase by 30% on Valentine’s Day

FACT#16. You will be surprised to know that these facts about Condoms. It can be filled up to a gallon water.

FACT#17. There are sold 87 condoms per second in the US on the 14th of February.

FACT#18. During the Sochi Olympics, 1 lakh condoms had distributed to athletes. So that the players can enjoy a lot of sex and 42 condoms per player consumed in 2014.

FACT#19. The more women would be hot or attractive, the better the chances of men not to use condoms.

FACT#20. Condoms should always be kept in a cool and dry place than Putting more heat and moisture in place helps in the possibility of its burst during sex.

FACT#21. This is the biggest misconception. By using two condoms simultaneously, you will not get more protection in any way, rather it will cause more inconvenience. It would be better to use the same condom.

FACT#22. Condoms containing spermicide (destroying sperms) are considered safe up to 99 percent.

FACT#23. On February 14, only 87 condoms are sold in the US every second.

FACT#24. Earlier, people used a condom twice, because it was expensive, but by the nineteenth century, it became so cheap that people could throw it away at once.

FACT#25. While creating condoms, an electric current is left inside the condom, which determines whether there is a hole inside the condom. 

FACT#26. The legal condom packet has a “European CE mark” or BSI (British Standards) kitemark.

FACT#27. Talking only of Hindustan Latex, this company in India is making an annual revenue of 8500 crores by selling condoms.

FACT#28.  Condoms should always be kept in a cool and dry place. Keeping it in a place with high heat and humidity increases the chance of it breaking during sex.

FACT#29. Condoms do not have holes that HIV can pass through. In fact, when used consistently and correctly, condom use prevents 80% to 95% of HIV transmission that would have occurred without condoms. Plastic condoms are expected to provide the same protection as latex condoms, but they have not been studied thoroughly. Condoms made from animal membranes DO NOT protect against HIV and other STIs.

FACT#30. On average, about 2% of condoms break or slip off completely during sex, primarily because they are used incorrectly. Used properly, condoms seldom break. 

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