While condoms are meant to prevent one from contracting STIs, there are some dangerous diseases which can be transmitted through skin-on-skin contact alone meaning that one is never guaranteed protection against these diseases even when using contraceptives.

However, by using condoms correctly, it is possible to minimise the chances of contracting these dangerous diseases. These diseases include;

1. Herpes

The Herpes Simplex Virus which is commonly known as HSV is one of the most dangerous diseases which one can contract even when under protection. According to research, this infection can be transmitted through oral or other forms of contact. This disease manifests in form of sores mostly around the mouth.

Photo: Oral herpes

HSV manifests in form of HSV-1 popularly known as oral herpes and HSV-2 popularly known as Herpes simplex.

Owing to the fact that this disease is dangerous, we learn that it is good to know how to use condoms correctly as explained in the directions section on its pack so as to remain healthy.

2. Genital Warts

Genital Warts being one of the dangerous STIs which has wide range of effects on human lives needs to be avoided. It is caused by Human Papillomavirus popularly known as HPV.

Seeing that these diseases have a wide effects lives of infected, let us lead healthy lifestyle, observer abstinence till marriage where possible in order to avoid contracting these diseases.