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what is the reason that using baby oil with a condom will cause damage to the condom

Using baby oil with a condom will damage the latex of the condom, causing it to break.

It’s important to use only water-based lubricants, such as K-Y jelly or Astroglide, with latex condoms. Oil-based lubricants like petroleum jelly, cold cream, butter, or mineral and vegetable oils damage latex.

Here is a list of lubricants that are safe to use with all condoms:

  • Aqua Lube
  • Astroglide
  • Corn Huskers Lotion
  • deLUBE
  • ForPlay
  • Glycerin
  • Gynol II
  • H-R lubricating jelly
  • K-Y lubricating jelly
  • PrePair
  • silicone lubricant
  • water and saliva
  • Wet — silicone and water-based only

And here is a list of lubricants that are unsafe to use with latex condoms:

  • Aldara Cream
  • baby oil
  • Bag Balm
  • Butter
  • cold cream
  • head and body lotions
  • massage oils
  • mineral oil
  • petroleum jelly
  • rubbing alcohol
  • shortening
  • suntan oil and lotions
  • certain vaginal yeast infection medicine
  • vegetable or cooking oils
  • whipped cream

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