condoms; safer; safe; sex; ;
Condoms can give you protection against many sexually transmitted infections (STIs), as well as protecting a woman from an unwanted pregnancy, but they need to be used carefully.
The only way to be 100% sure of not getting an STI is not having sex at all, but condoms reduce the risks of passing on many serious infections, some of which can have serious health effects.
For information about using condoms have a look at the topics on these sites:
There is information about condoms in many languages on the website of the NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service
The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor or other health professional.