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is it possible to get pregnant using condoms

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes...: Condoms can break. Also, improperly fitted condom allows sperm/semen to leak. Also, not all condoms contain spermicide.... So, read the instruction. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on situation: All seminal fluid contains sperm that may cause pregnancy.If the condom is not applied before any sexual contact starts, the seminal secretions may pa ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: What you described is not likely to lead to pregnancy as long as you had the condom on, from the very beginning of sex.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Dry is not fresh: If you want a 100% answer that will be impossible. But, sperm do not survive being 'dry'. To swim they must be fresh and contained in wet semen.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Withdrawal: Yes. It is estimated that 30% of couples who use the withdrawal method for birth control get pregnant. This is not in any way a wise or effective c ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keita Sakon
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually not: I wouldn't say 100% impossible, but quite unlikely.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
16 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: As long as the condom is properly used and does not break, it would be near impossible to get pregnant. If you are late get a home pregnancy test.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
How to get Pregnant?: Remember to get pregnant a female must be ovulating and be exposed to fresh semen inside of the vagina. I am not sure what you are missing in this sim ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Absolutely...: As with all sexually transmitted diseases, the unwelcome visitor ranges from microscopic (bacteria) to submicroscopic (viruses, e.g. Aids). Condoms ar ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Women who are: Taking antibiotics often become pregnant. However, the fact of taking antibiotics does not increase chances of pregnancy. There are some antibiotics ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
35 years experience Gynecology
possible: Did you get a follow up hysterosalpingogram to confirm closure of the tubes? If there is concern, do a pregnancy test.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Condom use is an effective way to prevent pregnancy, but proper use and a good fit are essential. As a result, condom use alone is not the most effec ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Possible!: Much less likely. The cheapest route to prevent stds. But they break, and do not necessarily cover the penis base well. Herpes can get through there ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very effective: Implanon is a very effective method of contraception on its own but no method is 100%. Implanon does come close. You need the condoms to decrease the ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, and you can buy a home pregnancy test kit at a pharmacy to test if you are pregnant or go see a doctor, they could also do a blood test to check ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wong
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not likely: But user error seems to happen often when people are putting it on in the heat of the moment - backwards, not making sure there's a reservoir at the e ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Clarification needed: Not sure what you are asking. Are you wondering if you would become pregnant while taking a placebo instead of a medication like clomid (clomiphene)? ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Condoms: No. To get pregnant sperm have to be introduced into the vagina. Condoms prevent this.
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A member asked:
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: However also adding natural family planning will reduce your risk of conception.
A female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Not possible.: Getting a period means that you are not pregnant.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Abstinence (not having sex) is very effective but not much fun. There are many other methods of birth control. The diaphragm doesn't involve hormones ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Maybe the first month but improbable.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: But very unlikely especially if you have Mirena (levonorgestrel).

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