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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. Krishna Kumar
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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 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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What condoms prevent pregnancy the best?

What condoms prevent pregnancy the best?

The one that is used: There is no condom that works better than another. But ones that get used work better! also, it helps if there is no hole. Overall, condoms are not highly reliable method of birth control. ...Read more

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In order to prevent pregnancy would just condoms work?

In order to prevent pregnancy would just condoms work?

Condom: Good answer by Dr. Rosenthal. Here is a great article about how to maximize efficacy of condoms. See: http://www.livescience.com/18661-14-common-condom-errors.html When used consistently and correctly there can be 98% efficacy. ...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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Is it possible to prevent pregnancy without using condoms or pills?

Is it possible to prevent pregnancy without using condoms or pills?

Yes: Abstinence (not having sex) is very effective but not much fun. There are many other methods of birth control. The diaphragm doesn't involve hormones but requires use with each episode of sex. There are the patch, the ring (more convenient delivery systems for the pill); the depo-provera shot, the Implanon implant (long-term hormonal bc without estrogen); and iuds (put into uterus lasting 5-10 y. ...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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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. Jeffrey Satinover
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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