Image credit: Bill Haney, Trying to weed thru every condom in any store is a time consuming and frustrating undertaking, so a condom size chart is the perfect solution to this problem. If a condom is too small, it can be constrictive and hamper a man's performance in the bedroom.
Measure the base of the penis when erect by using a tape measure or a string. Or you can download and cut out the handy paper tape measure. The width of the condom is the girth of your penis divided by two the width of the condom is actually measured when it is lying flat against a surface.
It only feels right, when it fits right! Think about it: Everything you put on your body - from gloves to hats to jackets - is perfectly designed for your size. And now so is your condom.
It could also affect your ability to orgasm. You can use a ruler or measuring tape. This means you could end up buying a condom smaller than you need.
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But don't go in for just any condom! Although length is often the same across different brands and types, width and girth are the most important aspects when selecting a perfect condom for you. Using the right condom size is extremely important for comfort, prevention of sexually transmitted diseases STDsand for effective birth control. Therefore, wearing a condom that is too big may cause it to slip off.
What sizes are traditional condoms? Are condom sizes 'one size fits all'? You might think that condoms are already available in a wide variety of sizes; indeed it's a view shared by many people: Dragons' Den is the British version of Shark Tank But this perception owes more to clever marketing of things like 'XL' or 'Magnum' condom sizes than any significant difference in their actual dimensions.
Condoms are still the most effective way to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Men have been using them for over 11, years, after all, so the technology is pretty sound. But a condom's got to fit right—not so loose it slips off or so tight it breaks. This is where knowing your exact size really helps.