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Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Is it possible to get pregnant using condoms?

Is it possible to get pregnant using condoms?

Yes...: Condoms can break. Also, improperly fitted condom allows sperm/semen to leak. Also, not all condoms contain spermicide.... So, read the instruction..Look for ones that contain spermicide. Even with the best fit and use etc...There still is a very small chance.... ...Read more

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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Might you get pregnant using expired condoms?

Might you get pregnant using expired condoms?

Possibly: Condoms are not 100% effective to begin with. If latex in condoms breaks down, the level of protection could drop. ...Read more

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Dr. James Ferguson
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Is it possible to get pregnant using condom while fertile? I blow the condom after we use to sure there's no hole on it. ThankS!

Is it possible to get pregnant using condom while fertile? I blow the condom after we use to sure there's no hole on it. ThankS!

Depends on situation: All seminal fluid contains sperm that may cause pregnancy.If the condom is not applied before any sexual contact starts, the seminal secretions may pass and cause pregnancy.Properly used, condoms have a failure rate estimated at 1% in some references. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Dr. Mary David
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How effective is the implanon without using condoms? Can you still get pregnant?

How effective is the implanon without using  condoms? Can you still get pregnant?

Very effective: Implanon is a very effective method of contraception on its own but no method is 100%. Implanon does come close. You need the condoms to decrease the risk of sexually transmitted diseases because the implanon does nothing to help with this. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Elvia Greathouse
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I've tried to get pregnant by not using condoms when me and my boyfriend have sex but it just doesn't happen should we go back to using condoms ?

I've tried to get pregnant by not using condoms when me and my boyfriend have sex but it just doesn't happen should we go back to using condoms ?

It Depends: If you want to eventually get pregnant, you should not use the condoms. Getting pregnant can take time. If you do not want to get pregnant, then by all means go back to using the condoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
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It is less of a risk to get pregnant if using a condom properly and he has a low sperm count?

It is less of a risk to get pregnant if using a condom properly and he has a low sperm count?

Yes, and yes: Sure, proper use of a condom can be quite effective at preventing pregnancy. A man with a low sperm count, and also depending on the actually amount as well as quality/health of the sperm, he has a lower chance of impregnating a woman. So, combination of the two will lower the chance of pregnancy. Have fun learning. Good luck and happy new year! ...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


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