Condom: prevention of STIs and contraception

May 7, 2021

Condom, whatever the name is, the condom use to be the only means of protection against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and especially the AIDS virus (HIV). Faced with the resurgence of diseases such as syphilis or gonorrhea, it is important to wear a condom when having sex with a partner you are not sure of (take the test before you stop protecting yourself!). 

The condom use to be also a resources of contraception, to avoid unwanted pregnancies. Equally, the contraceptive pill doesn’t protect against HIV or other STDs. So to have peace of mind and take maximum pleasure, use a condom during each sexual intercourse with penetration. Buy one from easily.

Choosing the right condom

Among the more than several models of condoms sold on 18plus, it’s not easy to find your way around. Fineness, size, color, texture, taste, there are all kinds of condoms and there’s bound to be one that’s right for you! Condoms have classified by categories, it’s up to you to choose according to your desires or your possibilities: small budgets if you are just financially, comfort if you prefer to be comfortable in your condom, sensations if you want to make your partner climb the curtains, safety for sodomy or latex allergies. 


Transparent, odorless, standard condoms are some of the cheapest basic condoms on the market. By definition, they are medium-sized latex and lubricated. Their nominal width is between 52mm and 54mm. The cheapest cost from 15 to 20 cents, and are just as effective as the others, in lesser known brands, or on the 18plus brand, sold in boxes of 100.

Small size

For penises smaller than average (in width), it is important to use a condom that squeezes well and does not slip during the act. A small condom size with a nominal width of 49 or 50mm. They are sometimes shorter than the others, but not necessarily. For shorter penises, just do not unroll it to the end.

Big size

The largest condoms for those that nature has better endowed, which start from 56mm nominal width, up to 69mm (for a 5cm diameter penis anyway!). They will also be easier to put on and are less likely to tear. 

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