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How do I know if our condom has leaked?

How do I know if our condom has leaked?

Morning After Pill: You can try to inflate the condom to see if there's a pinpoint hole. Nevertheless if you suspect the condom leaked, broke, or was forgotten then taking the morning after pill (emergency contraception) can minimize the risk of unplanned pregnancy. ...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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How will i know if a condom has broken or leaked?

How will i know if a condom has broken or leaked?

Condom failure : Condom failure is not common. Condoms fail only 2% of the time. A fresh condom properly used with water based lubricant will provide good protection. Check the expiration date before use. After intercourse you can inspect the condom for holes or tears. If the condom is intact, then you're ok. If you discover a tear in the condom, you can prevent pregnancy with Plan B emergency contraception. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a condom leaks from the base?

Is it possible that a condom leaks from the base?

Proper condom use.: This would be more likely to occur if the penis is flacid when it is removed from the vagina. ...Read more

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Used a condom and he pulled out.checked condom with water test afterwards. No leaks or holes whatsoever. Am I safe??? I'm freaking out.

Used a condom and he pulled out.checked condom with water test afterwards. No leaks or holes whatsoever. Am I safe??? I'm freaking out.

Condoms: do not carry a 100% guarantee against pregnancy. However, if used correctly the odds are your favor regarding prevention of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could the condom have broke with out us noticing? Could it have been leaking the whole time without us being able to see a drop come out of it?

Could the condom have broke with out us noticing? Could it have been leaking the whole time without us being able to see a drop come out of it?

Yup: The leak could have gone unnoticed. If you're having pregnancy symptoms or missed a period, check a home pregnancy test. Of it just happened you may wish to take Plan B to be certain that pregnancy won't occur. ...Read more

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Condom leaked from the base but he pulled out. I believe I was ovulating that day I took plan B within the 48 hours.. Very scared!

Condom leaked from the base but he pulled out. I believe I was ovulating that day I took plan B within the 48 hours.. Very scared!

Unlikely...: If you used Plan B as prescribed during that period of time you should be fine. The failure rate is small although not as small as the regular contraceptives. In other words there is still a small chance of pregnancy so always be aware of that. Keep track of your period and if any problems follow up with PCP or GYN provider. ...Read more

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Fertile day, condom might have leaked, took postinor 2, 46hours later. Chances of preg?

If postinor is a: Type of emergency contraceptive, and the condom 'might have leaked' then the chances are very low. Consider a pregnancy test if you are late on your cycle but it doesnt sound definitive that there was a leak into the vagina. Good luck. ...Read more

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If condoms doesn't break...No slippage....No leak.... Can a person get hiv? Specifically hiv!

If condoms doesn't break...No slippage....No leak.... Can a person get hiv? Specifically hiv!

Very unlikely: Condoms are highly effective when they're used correctly and don't break. Hiv happens as a result of unsafe sex; sex with condoms is considered safe sex. ...Read more

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Using a condom, I pulled out I noticed a slightly thick white fluid on condom when pulled out.I didn't feel myself ejaculate Could it be her? Or leak?

Using a condom, I pulled out I noticed a slightly thick white fluid on condom when pulled out.I didn't feel myself ejaculate Could it be her? Or leak?

Here are some ...: What you saw might be normal resulting from vaginal natural fluid and penetration. The longer the generation, the more it may be seen. It's okay as long as being comfortable with no bleeding. If still in doubt, seek prof-evaluation and counsel. But still remember up to 75% of women and 50% of men with chlamydia infection may be asymptomatic. ...Read more

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What is the chances I might be pregnant? He used a condom and pulled out. He said that the condom didn't leak but he touched me before he put it on.

What is the chances I might be pregnant?  He used a condom and pulled out. He said that the condom didn't leak  but he touched me before he put it on.

NY bridge for sale: There is also a bridge in New York for sale! Seriously, condoms leak frequently, and if you are not using any other means of contraception, Voila! You can get pregnant. ...Read more

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If a condom dosent leak or brake. Can a girl still get pregnet?

If a condom dosent leak or brake. Can a girl still get pregnet?

Depends: Condom failure is cited as 10-20% per year of use.Failures can often be traced to misuse, like applying after some intercourse,poor fit,re-use after initial event. As long as it is applied before any contact and fits well there is usually no problem.This also requires that a male find a brand that fits and stops if they go flaccid. ...Read more

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