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Last period 2/19 broken condom 3/7 took pregnancy test today and showed up negative. Safe to presume normal life? Or take another test in a week?

Last period 2/19 broken condom 3/7  took pregnancy test today and showed up negative. Safe to presume normal life? Or take another test in a week?

Negative: You're very close, of course, to getting your next cycle. If you're pregnancy test is negative today and last encounter was 3/7, then likely you're not pregnant, but for 100% certainty, can wait about 5 more days (assuming no period) and take another test. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Will reusing one condom cause pregnancy?

Will reusing one condom cause pregnancy?

Not recommended: Depends on what you means by reusing. It is suggested that a fresh condom be used for every act of intercourse to avoid spillage. In general it would be difficult to reuse a condom. Therefore, pregnancy is a possiblity. ...Read more

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How effective are condoms against pregnancy?

Pretty good.: Very effective if used consistently and properly. Failure rate with perfect use is about 2%. Failure rate with typical use is 20%. ...Read more

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Can a tiny pin hole in a condom cause pregnancy?

Can a tiny pin hole in a condom cause pregnancy?

Yes: A pin hole is an open door to the sperm. That is all that is necessary for the condom to fail. ...Read more

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Which condoms are most safe for use during pregnancy?

Which condoms are most safe for use during pregnancy?

Condoms: If you and your partner are not allergic to the material that the condom is made out of, any condom is safe during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can we stop pregnancy without taking pills and condoms?

Can we stop pregnancy without taking pills and condoms?

Other forms of bc: There are other forms of birth control including the iud, Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot, sponge, nuvaring...... Discuss these options with your physician and see which one is right for you. ...Read more

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What are the chances of pregnancy at 47 when a condom was used?

What are the chances of pregnancy at 47 when a condom was used?

Low: The chances are low especially when taking proper precautions but the risk is still present. ...Read more

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Is condom and pull out method enough to protect from pregnancy?

Is condom and pull out method enough to protect from pregnancy?

Not perfect: Condom effectiveness depends on the user's ability to use the method correctly. Aside from abstinence, no method is 100% effective. Withdrawal is an unreliable method of contraception. With correct use, condoms are in the range of 90% effectiveness. ...Read more

Condoms (Definition)

These are mostly closed end tubes of latex and occasionally other materials to cover the penis during intercourse and prevent pregnancy and disease transmission. A wise person uses them when the history of their partner is unknown. There are some available for women's use ...Read more