You don't want your condom to fall off or break because it's the wrong size. Even though latex condoms are super stretchy, if a condom is too small, you may still feel discomfort, and it has the possibility of breaking. The body of most condoms is roomy enough to accommodate men of almost any size. Condoms may feel too tight around the tip where it is not as elastic , especially if you are well-endowed.
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Last Updated: October 18, References. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. There are 15 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. This article has been viewed , times. Learn more When you're having penetrative sex with a partner, it's important to wear the right size condom. If your condom is too tight, it could break.
Traditional condom sizes
Your first experience with condoms may have been stretching one over a banana in the ninth grade. Maybe you remember fumbling with one before your first time in the backseat of a car. Along the way, most of us learned that condoms can be used for safer sex and to prevent unwanted pregnancy, but when was the last time you stopped to wonder if you are using the right size condom? It turns out that I may not be alone. Regardless of where you fall on the gender and sexuality spectrum, we could all benefit from having some basic knowledge about condoms.
What sizes are traditional condoms? You might think that condoms are already available in a wide variety of sizes; indeed it's a view shared by many people: But this perception owes more to clever marketing of things like "XL" or "Magnum" condom sizes than any significant difference in their actual dimensions. Before TheyFit, most traditional condom sizes were 8. Take a look at condom size chart below - you might be surprised by the results:.