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How is the male condom used to prevent pregnancy?

How is the male condom used to prevent pregnancy?

Condom: The most important fact about using condom for contraception is to put it on before penetration. Also to withdraw the penis with the condom in place shortly after ejaculation while holding it agaist the base of the penis, avoiding any spillage of semen. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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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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Is it effective to use condoms in sex? will it prevent pregnancy?

Is it effective to use condoms in sex? will it prevent pregnancy?

Condoms: are a recognized effective method of preventing conception but "accidents" (leakage etc) is a remote possibility thus for more complete "coverage" Birth Control Pills are usually the method"of choice" My Opinion Only Hope it helps!' Dr Z ...Read more

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What is the best and safe way to prevent pregnancy without using condoms?

What is the best and safe way to prevent pregnancy without using condoms?

Abstinence: The safest and "best" way to prevent pregnancy is not to have sex at all - abstinence. If you're having sex, and want to prevent pregnancy, condoms are ideal because when used correctly, they prevent both pregnancy and STDs. Aside from that, your female partner can try some form of birth control - like pill or IUD. But these do not prevent STDs. They're all about 99% effective when used correctly. ...Read more

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How high is the risk for a condom to break during sex?

How high is the risk for a condom to break during sex?

Rare: New condoms very rarely break, but ones being exposed to heat or cold can break more easily. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter drug to prevent premature ejaculation?

What is the best over-the-counter drug to prevent premature ejaculation?

Sexual dysfunction: Many people who have premature ejaculation or erectile dysfunction are embarassed or afraid to receive help. The first thing to do is to talk to your family doctor to see if there is a medical problem that needs to be addressed. Taking an over the counter drug might cover up a problem that needs professional attention with a doctor. There is help available, and you are not alone by any means. ...Read more

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Is it possilbe to prevent pregnancy with using only a condom? Add diapharam?

Is it possilbe to prevent pregnancy with using only a condom? Add diapharam?

Yes: No method is perfect, but using any 2 methods should be very effective at reducing your chances to get pregnant. It is more important to use the method correctly. With condoms, use only approved lubricants and pull out quickly after ejaculation. With the diaphragm, use it with approved spermicide and leave it in place for 8 hours after sex. ...Read more

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What is the best method or precaution to stop pregnancy except condoms?

What is the best method or precaution to stop pregnancy except condoms?

Don't have sex!: After abstention and condoms, the next best method of birth control is probably birth control pills. No single method is foolproof and while condoms will prevent transmission of most sexually transmitted diseases most other methods of birth control will not. So know your partner before you 'know' your partner sexually. ...Read more

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How to prevent pregnancy naturally. Or is there any procedure to control pregnancy naturally, without using condoms and birth controll.?

How to prevent pregnancy naturally. Or  is there any procedure to control pregnancy naturally, without using condoms and birth controll.?

Not very effectively: The rhythm method has been used for many centuries. It is not very effective. The women who practice it are often called "momma"! there are other barrier methods with less than 100% protection. Condoms not only prevent pregnancy, but also prevent sexually transmitted dieases. Please read all you can about birth control to prevent undesired pregnancies. ...Read more

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Is it effective to use condom in sex to prevent pregnancy? And do sex on infertility dates following the calendar method?

Is it effective to use condom in sex to prevent pregnancy? And do sex on infertility dates following the calendar method?

Usually/maybe: Used appropriately (proper size,application before any intercourse) a condom is relatively good at preventing pregnancy. Using a calendar to predict fertility is a good way to improve chances of getting pregnant, but not so good to avoid it.During training we called it Vatican Roulette, because its just another game of chance, and you can lose big. ...Read more

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Is male condom 100% effective to prevent pregnancy?

Is male condom 100% effective to prevent pregnancy?

90-95%: Condoms are 90-95% effective, especially if a spermicide is used with the condoms. That means if 100 women use condoms for a year 5-10 of them will get pregnant. However if nothing is used 80 will get pregnant, so it is better than nothing. ...Read more

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How effective is encare spermicide when ovulating to prevent pregnancy?

How effective is encare spermicide when ovulating to prevent pregnancy?

High failure rate: There is a 28% failure rate using spermicide alone. Use spermicide plus a barrier method such as a condom, diaphragm or cervical cap for greater protection. Effectiveness rises to 95% when using spermicide plus a barrier. ...Read more

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How effective are birth control pills when taken properly, and using a condom during sexual intercourse. What is the chance of becoming pregnant?

How effective are birth control pills when taken properly, and using a condom during sexual intercourse. What is the chance of becoming pregnant?

Perfect use: With perfect use (not missing any pills) a woman has about a 4 % chance of becoming pregnant over course of 1 year using that method. Condom perfect use percentage is 30% over course of 1 year. When combined, these 2 methods approach 99%. A great combination, by the way, as prevents STDs and pregnancy using condoms with birth control pills. ...Read more

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What is the most effective way to have sex without risk of STDs and unplanned pregnancy?

What is the most effective way to have sex without risk of STDs and unplanned pregnancy?

That's an easy one.: STD's are communicable diseases, meaning they communicate from one person to the next, to the next, etc... Thus, to avoid an STD, just have sex with only one person (that one person has to do the same). There's a name for this... monogamy. Then, to prevent surprise babies, the IUD is very effective... but so is using a condom correctly, every time, all the time. ...Read more

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How effective is lo Loestrin in preventing pregnancy? How can I tell if the pill is protecting me?

How effective is lo Loestrin in preventing pregnancy? How can I tell if the pill is protecting me?

It is about 99%: effective if taken consistently. There aren't any specific signs that signal that the medication is working. ...Read more

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What are the best brand of condoms to use while sexually active to prevent a high risk of pregnancy or std?

What are the best brand of condoms to use while sexually active to prevent a high risk of pregnancy or std?

Condoms: I am happy to hear you are planning on being responsible for std and pregnancy prevention. But, there is no list of doctor recommended products. Condoms work. The choice is yours and/ or your partner's to make on the brand that works best for you. ...Read more

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How effective are condoms in preventing HIV male to female transmission? If there is a unknown status and condom use should I worry? Vaginal sex 2x

How effective are condoms in preventing HIV male to female transmission? If there is a unknown status and condom use should I worry? Vaginal sex 2x

Quite effective: If used correctly. But nothing is 100% protective and thus the risk for HIV is not zero but likely under single digit percentage-wise. ...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


Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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