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A 19-year-old female asked:

How effective are condoms? are ridged, lubricated condoms less effective than regular ones?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Condoms work: Yes. They are all extremely effective if worn from before insertion to withdrawal after sex. They are the number one choice for pregnancy prevention in the whole world. If used properly they are going to prevent pregnancy and most STDs.

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