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Is it illegal to buy condoms at 13?
You can buy condoms at any age — there are no age restrictions on who can purchase them. Although some teens may be a bit nervous buying condoms for the first time, cashiers sell condoms all the time and won’t bat an eye at your purchase.
How can I buy condoms at the age of 14?
How old do you need to be to buy condoms? You can buy condoms at any age. Condoms are available in drugstores, Planned Parenthood health centers, other community health centers, some supermarkets, and from vending machines.
How do I buy a condom for the first time?
You are legally allowed to buy condoms at any age as you do not need to have parental consent or a doctor’s prescription. If you are feeling shy or concerned about other people looking at you, you can always order them online. Make sure to check the expiration date printed on the condom packet.
Do condoms prevent 100 percent?
When used correctly every time you have sex, male condoms are 98% effective. This means 2 out of 100 people will become pregnant in 1 year when male condoms are used as contraception. You can get free condoms from contraception clinics, sexual health clinics and some GP surgeries.
Are condoms free?
You don’t have to spend a ton of money to protect yourself from pregnancy and STDs. Condoms are usually inexpensive, and can even be free.
How can a teenager buy condoms?
You can get condoms from drugstores, Planned Parenthood health centers, community health centers, doctor’s offices, supermarkets, convenience stores, online, and even from vending machines. You don’t need a prescription and there are no age restrictions — anybody can buy condoms.
Is it weird for a 17 year old to buy condoms?
If you get carded A cashier cannot legally refuse to sell you condoms if you don’t show them your ID. If the cashier does ask your age, there’s no need for you to answer. If you do want to say something, you can remind them that there is no age restriction on buying condoms.
How often do condoms break?
In an older study, 7.3 percent of the men surveyed said they had experienced a condom breaking over the course of a year. In other research, 29 percent of male appliers of condoms and 19 percent of female appliers reported experiencing at least one broken condom in the previous 3 months.
Do condoms expire?
Most condoms have expiration dates printed on the packaging. Avoid using a condom after it has passed the expiration date because it will start to break down and become much less effective at preventing STDs and pregnancy. If a condom ever seems dry, sticky, or stiff when it comes out of the package, don’t use it.