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Partner had successful vasectomy. Sperm count at zero. I'm on birth control. We use condoms and withdrawal method. Chances of pregnancy?

Partner had successful vasectomy. Sperm count at zero. I'm on birth control. We use condoms and withdrawal method. Chances of pregnancy?

No sperm: No sperm, no pregnancy possible. The main reason to continue using condoms is to protect against STDs. Birth control pills are 99% protective against pregnancy. Withdrawal method unnecessary given partner has had a vasectomy, you are on birth control pills and you are using condoms. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


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How effective is the withdrawal method of contraception?

How effective is the withdrawal method of contraception?

Not at all: Since pre ejaculatory seminal fluid contains "live" sperm that "can jump the waterfall" and impregnate. This method is, unfortunately, the"russian roulette" method of contraception and only a single "bullet" is "fatal". ...Read more

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What is the probability of pregnancy- pull out method effectiveness?

What is the probability of pregnancy- pull out method effectiveness?

Too risky,..: To get pregnant sperm needs to enter the vagina during or around the time of ovulation. At times, there is the chance that "pre ejaculate" or "pre-cum as a slang" has some sperm cells in it, so please do not rely on the Pull-out method for Birth Control! Use BC pills and condoms as well to prevent both Pregnancy and STI's. ...Read more

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What is the effectiveness of belara contraception pills?

What is the effectiveness of belara contraception pills?

Effective: Over 99%. And besides being an effective, oral hormonal contraceptive, Belara offers a range of additional benefits for a range of symptoms, including primary dysmenorrhea and acne. ...Read more

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What are advantages of using the combined contraceptive pill over emergency contraception?

What are advantages of using the combined contraceptive pill over emergency contraception?

It works better: Emergency contraception is for emergencies. It can only be used once a month effectively. It also isn't as effective as a regular pill at preventing pregnancy. It shouldn't be used for contraception. Best wishes! ...Read more

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"natural" methods of contraception?

"natural" methods of contraception?

Abstane: The only legitimate so called natural family planning is abstinence. Rhythm is really not a method... It is russian roulette. Modern birth control is both safe and effective. Fear of it is not needed in reality. ...Read more

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Please describe three contraceptive methods that prevent ovulation?

Please describe three contraceptive methods that prevent ovulation?

Ovulation prevention: The several methods to prevent ovulation are all hormone related, the are different formulations of the same type of product and can be the implant (implanon, depo-provera) etc), birth control pill ( various), the patch (ortho evra) or the vaginal ring (nuva-ring). All these do the same thing to prevent ovulation. Other methods of birth control may block implantation (iud) or tubal ligation. ...Read more

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Success rate if I practice the rhythm method of birth control?

Success rate if I practice the rhythm method of birth control?

Success of rhythm: If you know your own body and can check your own cervical mucus rhythm works fairly well as a contraceptive method. Avoid have sex 4 days before you expect to ovulate until 2 days after ovulation. Sperm can survive in the female tract for 3 days, and the egg is can be fertilized for 24 hrs after ovulation. As long as you accept abortion as a fail safe, you should be fine. ...Read more

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Are signs of ovulation predictable for contraception?

Are signs of ovulation predictable for contraception?

No: Signs of ovulation are not sufficient to provide contraception. The signs of ovulation, like cervical or vaginal fluid, or ovarian pain, are not always present when ovulation occurs. Sperm can last a long time in the cervix after ejaculation, so timing is not a good method of contraception. ...Read more

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Are condoms a good, reliable form of contraception?

Yes: When used properly each & every time, and assuming no breakage or slipping off, condoms are a good & reliable form of contraception. Not only that, condoms are only way to decrease risk of sexually transmitted infections, short of abstinence. But to be safe, we always recommend two forms of contraception, eg hormonal birth control (so you're in control) and condoms. And you can always say no. ...Read more

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If careful, how effective is the withdrawal method of contraception?

If careful, how effective is the withdrawal method of contraception?

It's not: Too many variables, no one can or try to give you a meaningful numerical answer. But it's about as effective as russian roulette. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant using the pull out method not ovulating?

What are the chances of getting pregnant using the pull out method not ovulating?

Well,.NOT ovulating?: To get pregnant sperm needs to enter the vagina during or around the time of ovulation. At times, there is the chance that "pre ejaculate" or "pre-cum as a slang" has some sperm cells in it, so please do not rely on the Pull-out method for Birth Control! Use BC pills and condoms as well to prevent both Pregnancy and STI's. ...Read more

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Which birth control method stops the menstrual cycle?

Which birth control method stops the menstrual cycle?

Shot+: The Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot along with certain hormonal IUD's and implantable methods all can minimize or eliminate withdrawal "period" bleeding. ...Read more

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During intercourse used condom and interupption method (with condom).took postinor also.any chance of pregnancy??

During intercourse used condom and interupption method (with condom).took postinor also.any chance of pregnancy??

Minimal: there is always a remote chance but with the history above it is highly unlikely you would get pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more