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could i use the female condom together with a male condom

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
35 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Consider it double protection. The spermicide should be used with all barrier methods of contraception.
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Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes. you may.: Barrier protection is a way to not only prevent pregnacy, buy also helps prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. Make sure you understan ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Of course: There may be decreased enjoyment, but they are compatible with each other.
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Slippage/Breakage: Are the only woman-controlled, non-hormonal barrier contraceptive that not only prevents pregnancy but also STDs. Failure rate of 5% w/ perfect use, u ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It is not a good idea to use male and female condoms together. Friction between the 2 increases the risk of tears and of condom failure.It would be sa ... Read More
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: That is even safer than using only one type.
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You may need some lubrication.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
That is fine: And the failure rate is much lower than using either one alone, and the sponge should not make the condom break.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Quite effective: If used correctly. But nothing is 100% protective and thus the risk for HIV is not zero but likely under single digit percentage-wise.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Any exchange of genital bodily fluids can cause transmission of hiv. Ask your partner to get tested if you're worried. Better to be safe then to hav ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Dudak
29 years experience Urology
The : The only way to eliminate any possiblity of contracting an std is abstinence. Std testing will provide medical and psychological reassurance that you ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruth Crystal
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Watch this Video: Here is a detailed video on how to use the female condom: http://bit.Ly/oynode.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anyone: It is a loose-fitting condom that is placed into vagina prior to intercourse/sex to prevent pregnancy and std's. There are two rings on either end so ... Read More

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