The female condom, like the male condom, is a barrier device used for
Condoms for women
The female condom protects against pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including
The female condom is made of a thin, strong plastic called polyurethane. It fits inside the
The condom has a ring on each end. The ring that is placed inside the vagina fits over the
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Review Date: 02/21/2010
Reviewed By: Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Redmond, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.