A 47-year-old member asked:
how good would be using vcf, a condom and pulling out work?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Gynecology 40 years experience
~ 85%: ~85% protection against pregnancy ( pills are 99%).
at age 47 your changes of conception are less than 5%
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A 44-year-old member asked:
How do I know if our condom has leaked?
6 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Gynecology 36 years experience
Morning After Pill: You can try to inflate the condom to see if there's a pinpoint hole. Nevertheless if you suspect the condom leaked, broke, or was forgotten then taking the morning after pill (emergency contraception) can minimize the risk of unplanned pregnancy.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Can I use Saran wrap instead of a condom?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 31 years experience
No guarantees: Using Saran wrap instead of a condom is not advisable and will likely increase the probability of birth control failure.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
What are some advantages of using a condom?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Family Medicine
Protection: Using a condom provides some protection agains sexually transmitted diseases, such as herpes, chlamydia, and gonorrhea.
6362 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 41-year-old member asked:
What kind of lubrication can I use with the condom?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Water based: Water based products such as k-y.
6366 viewsReviewed Apr 1, 2019
A 36-year-old member asked:
How will i know if a condom has broken or leaked?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Diagnostic Radiology 23 years experience
Condom failure : Condom failure is not common. Condoms fail only 2% of the time. A fresh condom properly used with water based lubricant will provide good protection. Check the expiration date before use. After intercourse you can inspect the condom for holes or tears. If the condom is intact, then you're ok. If you discover a tear in the condom, you can prevent pregnancy with Plan B emergency contraception.
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Last updated Aug 14, 2017
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