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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
Is birth control pills, a successful vasectomy, condoms, and withdrawal method, all used at same time, enough to protect against pregnancy?
Wow : That may get as close to 100% as it can get. ...Read more
Used condom properly. No ejaculation. No birth control. Chance of pregnancy? Should i use emergency contraception? (Within 72 hours)
Girlfriend 8 days late on period. takes birth control daily, always uses condoms, 2 at home test negative, chances of being pregnant ?
Yes: yes, they are both safe while on ocp's. ...Read more
No: If you take them as directed you should not become pregnant. ...Read more
Not as good as other: If 100 couples use spermicides alone for birth control for a year, 28/100 will get pregnant in typical use. Even if used perfectly, 18/100 will get pregnant. There are many other more effective methods of birth control. See http://www.Contraceptivetechnology.Org/table.Html for a chart showing contraceptive options from less to more effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably: 18 years of age is a more acceptable age group for me with a bit more maturity. ...Read more
On BCP(combo pill),use male condoms,&pull out method.always check condoms by fillin w/Water.No tears/leaks ever.Chance of pregnancy in this situation?
Unlikely: Women who take their birth control pills correctly, are protected every day, all the time. They have no fertile days, so it doesn't matter what added birth control methods are used. Pregnancy is very unlikely. If still worried, one can do a home pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex. Tests are inexpensive and sold in stores everywhere. In the US, condoms are reliable so users need not check for leaks. ...Read more
What is safe contraceptive to use birth control pills or IUD for a highblood woman? 25 yrs old with 2 kids smoker
Consider iid: You should consider long-acting reversible contraceptives (larc)--2 types of iuds and a small rod placed under the skin. All very effective (the most effective methods--as effective as sterilization), and last 5 or 10 years (iuds) or 3 years (implant). Low rates of side effects, and the hormone iud has low levels of hormones and benefits of lighter periods. Smokers have higher risks with bc pill. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hormonal adjustment : Sounds like the system is getting used to the new regimen. Give it about three cycles (months). If the bleeding is still irregular, a work up (ob/gyn) would be reasonable. ...Read more