How to decide what condoms to use

Condoms that you find in most Irish pharmacies are designed to fit the average penis size in Ireland: 5.1 inches when erect (hard). It is important that you know what size condom suits you. The condom should fit snugly around the base of the erect penis. If it is too tight, you need a wider fitting condom, if it is too loose, you need a slimmer fitting condom. Continue reading to find out more about which condom might suit you!

These condoms are ribbed, dotted or both, to enhance sensation and sensitivity. Some people may find them over stimulating and uncomfortable to use, while others really like them. It is important and that both you and your partner are happy to use textured condoms.

You can get loads of different flavoured condoms. They should only be used for oral sex, as they can cause irritation to the vagina or anus and are designed to be slightly thinner than your average condom.

These condoms are thinner than average and offer more sensitivity.

These condoms are thicker than average, providing extra safety and more peace of mind.

These condoms are larger than average.

These condoms are smaller than average.

This refers to the shape of the condom being more reflective of a man’s natural anatomy, rather than a straight tube.

These condoms slow him down and delay ejaculation. Some people have reported that these condoms can make their penis lose sensitivity while having sex. This is the purpose of these condoms, but it is important to know what you are buying and if you would like them.

These heat up or tingle the genitals over time. Some peoples’ genitals are very sensitive and for these people, these condoms may cause discomfort.

These condoms are designed for people who are allergic to the latex found in latex condoms.