THE days of one size fits all condoms are over.
Tiny condoms are now available in the market, even the world's smallest condoms.
Using the wrong size condom not only affects enjoyment,
but can also raise the risk of disease and pregnancy, health experts warned.
Ill-fitting condoms more than doubled the chances of them
splitting or slipping off, a team of US researchers found.
Research also showed that the size of the average British
man 4-5s are too small to fill standard condoms, so a UK based company called TheyFit then started designing smaller condoms.
TheyFit has developed a staggering 66 different sizes of
custom-fit condom - and has even produced a special measuring tape to ensure
customers get exactly the right size.
Daily Mail reports that its smallest style comes in at
4.92in (12.5cm) long and has a width of 1.8in (4.5cm). A typical condom is
7.1in (18cm) long and 2in (5.2cm) wide.
The firm's research has shown that 'millions of men every
single day are searching the internet for small condoms and a real solution to
The company chooses to use letter and number codes,
rather than traditional XS-XL sizing, to allow for greater discretion and
confidence when ordering and posting.
One reviewer who had tried the 'E' length - the shortest
available - wrote on the website: 'I had tried smaller condoms before and found
they were still much too long for me. I assumed it was just a cruel trick being
played on me.
My TheyFit was perfect - thank you for doing this.'One
customer who had bought the 55 girth - the tightest on offer - added: 'I'd like
to congratulate you on the most obvious idea ever. This condom fitted like a
'The first time I have ever been able to use a condom
without worrying that it would slip off.'
spokesperson explained: “Traditional small condoms, including those labelled
‘Close Fit’, ‘Snug’ and ‘Iron Grip’ aren’t actually that different in size from