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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Use A Spermicide With The Condom

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Is it safe to use a spermicide with the condom?

Is it safe to use a spermicide with the condom?

Yes: Spermicide will make condoms more effective and are safe to use. Allergic reactions to spermicide are rare, but test a bit on your arm before you use it. Not an easy place to have an allergic reaction! ...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


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Should I use a spermicide with the condom?

Should I use a spermicide with the condom?

Maybe: Be aware many people are sensitive to the spermicides used. This can cause itching , redness etc. ...Read more

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How long does it take for bith control to become affective, and you not longer need to use condoms or spermicide?

How long does it take for bith control to become affective, and you not longer need to use condoms or spermicide?

1 good cylcle: Give the birth control one good cycle, but you should be aware that birth control pills may prevent pregnany, but not std's that the other methods will. ...Read more

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What are the chances of gettin pregnant if you use a spermicide condom and take it off but he didn't get off in me. Also wasn't ovulating?

What are the chances of gettin pregnant if you use a spermicide condom and take it off but he didn't get off in me. Also wasn't ovulating?

Difficult to know: As long as the condom didn't have a break in it, and it was used for the duration of the sexual activity, you are likely protected. Condoms are over 80% effective. Many other forms of birth control are greater that 95% effective, like iud, nexplanon, depo. Condoms are the only way to prevent std's, so keep using them. ...Read more

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If we use a condom that has spermicide and he pulls out way before ejaculating will i get pregnant? We checked and there were no holes or tears.

If we use a condom that has spermicide and he pulls out way before ejaculating will i get pregnant?  We checked and there were no holes or tears.

Condoms: Condoms are not a particularly good birth control method. You could get pregnant. They are easily available and good for protecting against some stds, but they are nor very effective in preventing pregnancy. You would be better off getting a more effective birth control method. ...Read more

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Is it unsafe to have sex right before ovulation even with protection? We use spermicide, withdraw, and condoms. So would it still be risky?

Is it unsafe to have sex right before ovulation even with protection? We use spermicide, withdraw, and condoms. So would it still be risky?

Avoiding pregnancy: The failure rate using the tripple method of contraception that you have suggested would be the same as using bcp's. So the risk of pregnancy is minimum. ...Read more

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Currently on the mini pill for birth control I also use a spermicide as well just for extra protection. Is this necessary? Condoms are not an option

Currently on the mini pill for birth control I also use a spermicide as well just for extra protection.  Is this necessary?  Condoms are not an option

Not Neccessary: Birth contr Pills are 99 percent effective if taken as directed . If you want to cover 1 percent risk you may use spermividal but in my view it is not neccessary ...Read more

Spermicide (Definition)

Inserted into the ...Read more