11 Interesting Facts About Condoms That Are Sure To Surprise You

Condom, undoubtedly, is one of the greatest inventions in the world. Whether you like it or not, it is indeed a very important product for the mankind which helps to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). If you think a condom is an invention of 20th Century, then you are highly mistaken my friend. It was first used thousands of years ago.

Other than this, there are a lot of interesting facts about this interesting product that helps you to have a great night. :P

1. Condoms were really hard to get ONCE

In the early 19th century, condoms were only available to men on prescription and to women for birth control and STD prevention only if the doctor prescribed. And, prescriptions were really hard to get during those times.

 

2. Condoms were developed to combat Syphilis

A 16th Century Physician named Gabriele Falloppio was the first person to describe a condom. He also advocated the use of a linen sheath wrapped around a penis which is now called a condom to prevent Syphilis.

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