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A 18-year-old female asked:

If i take a contraceptive and he uses condoms laced with spermicide, can i have sex the day before ovulation and not get pregnant?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Double contraception: A qualified yes. The combination of two highly effective methods of contraception should reliably prevent pregnancy even at the time of peak fertility. The whole point of contraception is that you never know when peak fertility will occur in any month, so you want something that would be effective any time during the month. There is, however, a very small, about 1/500, in failure with any method.
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Last updated Mar 15, 2013

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