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A 28-year-old female asked about a 28-year-old female:

does using coconut oil as a lubricant reduces the chance of pregnancy?

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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 24 years experience
No...: No.Condoms, birth control pills and other hormones, spermicides, abstinence prevent pregnancy.
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Lubricant: No. Absolutely not. This question is a first for me. Sperm are pretty strong!

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A 30-year-old female asked:

I have read several articles that suggest using coconut oil as a sexual lubricant. Is this safe? Can I use coconut oil for lube during pregnancy?

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Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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No : Do not use any oil based product in the vagina. Only use water based lubricants.

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