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A 19-year-old female asked:

Could my girlfriend get pregnant despite the fact that we've been using condoms all the time that we have sex?

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Dr. Frank Amico Sr
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
yes, condoms are 85% effective, therefore 15% of those using them can get pregnant. Sometimes there can be a small tear in the condom, taking it out of the vagina there is a small leakage and other times if not used from the beginning of intercourse there is a small amount of seminal fluid that has sperm in it

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