CDC: 'Don't wash, reuse condoms!'

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The CDC's tweet reads: "We say it because people do it: Don't wash or reuse #condoms!"

The CDC released a tweet last week reminding people to not reuse or wash their rubbers.

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s Division of STD Prevention has tweeted an apparently timely reminder regarding the public's condom use: make it a one-and-done. Condoms are fully effective if people properly use them.

The organization urges men and women to use fresh protection each time they engage in coitus.

When used correctly, condoms can reduce the risk of sexually transmitted diseases and help prevent pregnancy.

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Condoms are meant to protect against unwanted pregnancy and STIs and breakage or leakage of condoms can not protect an individual from any of these she said. The washed condom with its weakened latex may be more likely to tear say experts.

The post has since gone viral, with more than 1,000 retweets and 1,600 likes.

A lot of people still aren't getting the message about proper condom use.

In 2016, more than two million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in the United States, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ― the highest number recorded. However, they are designed for single use only. Further not more than one condom must be used at a time.

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