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where on earth does one buy spermicide? watch

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    As the title. As an extra precaution, of course, not just on its own, but it seems that it's impossible to get hold of.

    Worth noting also that seemingly all condom companies have got rid of the spermicide from their condoms.

    Any ideas?

    gp? if he/she can't give it to you he/she can probably tell you where to get it.

    A quick google search has shown that there are alot of reasons most companies have stopped using lubricant with spermicide on condoms, in source from website:

    (Original post by website)
    Condoms lubricated with spermicide…

    * are no more effective than condoms lubricated without spermicide in protecting against the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. In fact, recent data indicate that frequent use of nonoxyl-9 may increase the risk for HIV transmission during vaginal intercourse, and possibly during anal intercourse.
    * are no more effective than condoms lubricated without spermicide in preventing pregnancy.
    * cost more.
    * have a shorter shelf-life.
    * have been associated with urinary tract infection in young women.
    not sure about how true this is? maybe someone else can disprove or agree?

    DIET Coke - Any local convenience store

    A lot of the Safex ones are still spermicidally lubricated (though not their plain ones that the NHS give out).
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