Condom Breakage most frequently occurs because:

*The condom is beyond expiration date, or has been improperly stored.
*The condom is torn or damaged by a fingernail or jewellery during application or use.
*Insufficient lubricant has been used (particularly in anal sex or just after menstruation when the vagina can be drier than usual).
*Oil based lubricant has been used, resulting in a breakdown of the latex.
*Sex acts are of particularly long duration.

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