A 21-year-old member asked:
Are condoms a hundred percent effective against pelvic inflammatory disease?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
No: But that does not mean they are not effective. They greatly reduce the risk.
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
Nothing is 100% : Condoms are exceedingly effective to prevent std. There are no other options other than abstinence. So they're the best you got to prevent std.
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Last updated Jun 11, 2017
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