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A 36-year-old member asked:

what are the odds of getting pregnant with a condom? is this common?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Condom: Consistent & correct use of condoms has a 98 % rate of efficacy in preventing pregnancy. However, condoms are not always used consistently or properly which can lead to a first-year efficacy rate for pregnancy protection of 85 to 86 %.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

What are the chances of getting pregnant when properly using a condom?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
VERY low.: If used properly the chances are very small, 1 in hundreds.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What are the chance of me getting pregnant using condoms 100% of the time ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
20-25%.: Even perfect barrier contraception use (only a theoretical construct) has accidental pregnancy likelihood of at least 20-25%.
A 37-year-old member asked:

I heard that the chance of getting pregnant with a condom that is used properly is 1%. How does this happen?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Obvious: 1. Defective condom 2. Leak made during use.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What are the chances of getting pregnant on the pill and using condoms?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Little: The likelihood of conceiving while on the birth control pill and using condoms is very very small.
A 24-year-old female asked:

What are the chances of getting pregnant when u you a condom?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Very low : If you use them correctly the chances are very very low.

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