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West Mifflin, PA
A 18-year-old female asked:

What are the chances of pregnancy when i use condoms and take birth control at the same time daily ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Very low.: Glad to hear that you are using optimal protection. 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 %. Protection is higher when condom is combined with oral contraceptive. Take care.

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Mesa, AZ
A 16-year-old female asked:

What are the chances of pregnancy if you use condoms, take birth control at the same time everyday, and only have sex once a month?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anthony Filly
Radiology 26 years experience
Very low: That's about as good as you can get if you're sexually active.

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Last updated Dec 13, 2014

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