Don't wash or reuse condoms — CDC

Don't wash or reuse condoms — CDC

The CDC is reminding people not to "wash or reuse condoms". "Don't wash or reuse condoms". It's widely known that condoms are used to help protect against sexually transmitted infections and unwanted pregnancies - if they're used properly.

In the link attached to the tweet, the center provided information on how to use condoms and why they are effective.

In case you didn't know, don't reuse condoms.

Correctly using male condoms, female condoms and dental dams, every time, can reduce the risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and viral hepatitis.

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Dr. Elizabeth Torrone, an epidemiologist at the CDC's Division of STD Prevention, also spoke to Buzzfeed about the dangers of washing and reusing condoms after sex.

The effectiveness of condoms, however, is eliminated after the first use.

She then goes on to explain the reason why continuing to use a condom after ejaculation is not a good idea.

Reusing condoms makes them completely ineffective, according to experts.

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