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A 48-year-old member asked:

how common is long-term condom use for married couples?

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Dr. Helayne Merkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Condoms-good choice: Many married couples are very compliant and pleased with condoms for long term contraception. It is usually well tolerated by all and is very effective for prevention of pregnancy. It is especially good for couples who are not ready to do something permanent and are concerned about side effects from hormonal contraceptives.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

I am a virgin and getting married soon.Are condoms reliable?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Yes!: Used correctly condoms are 98% effective. 'used correctly' means he puts it on all the way, puts it on before intercourse, and holds onto it while removing to prevent spillage.

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Last updated Mar 28, 2015

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