Durex condom vs Mates condom

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Durex condom

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Overview

Rated 4.1

10 reviews

During or before sex

Frequency

82% - 98%

Effectiveness

None

Blood clot risk

None

Effect on fertility

Rated 4.0

1 reviews

During or before sex

Frequency

82% - 98%

Effectiveness

None

Blood clot risk

None

Effect on fertility

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Protects against STIs

Protects against STIs

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Durex condom reviews

10 reviews

Used for 3 - 5 yr
22 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3 weeks ago

  •  Still using

I like to use them because they don’t affect you / if you have had bad experiences with hormonal birth control in the past

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Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
28 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3 weeks ago

  •  Still using

My partner uses a male condom which comes with no symptoms as it is not harmonal. However, I struggle with intense ovulation symptoms that ranges from lower abdominal cramps to spotting in mucus. This started 3 years ago (age 25) and first occurred periodically but for the past year it has been almost every month. The mucosal spotting is not heavy and does not require pads. However, it use to last only 1-2 days but now it extends 3-4 days.


Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 5 - 8 yr
26 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3 weeks ago

  •  Stopped using

For me using condoms worked great and I had virtually no complaints during the years I used them.


Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 3 - 5 yr
22 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3 weeks ago

  •  Still using

I like to use them because they don’t affect you / if you have had bad experiences with hormonal birth control in the past


Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
28 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3 weeks ago

  •  Still using

My partner uses a male condom which comes with no symptoms as it is not harmonal. However, I struggle with intense ovulation symptoms that ranges from lower abdominal cramps to spotting in mucus. This started 3 years ago (age 25) and first occurred periodically but for the past year it has been almost every month. The mucosal spotting is not heavy and does not require pads. However, it use to last only 1-2 days but now it extends 3-4 days.


Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 5 - 8 yr
26 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3 weeks ago

  •  Stopped using

For me using condoms worked great and I had virtually no complaints during the years I used them.


Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments


Mates condom reviews

1 reviews

Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
24 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Still using

I am happy using the male condom as it does not effect my hormones nor cause massive physical issues.


Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
24 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Still using

I am happy using the male condom as it does not effect my hormones nor cause massive physical issues.


Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

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