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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

Dr. Steven Griggs
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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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I had surgery on my beast 02/25/13 for the 3rd time less then a year. I sometimes take my necon birth control pills. What are some pregnancy signs.

I had surgery on my beast 02/25/13 for the 3rd time less then a year. I sometimes take my necon birth control pills. What are some pregnancy signs.

Some small changes: A woman of childbearing age who has some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feels less energetic), a sharper/stronger sense of smell, mild soreness/swelling of her breasts, and maybe some food aversions and cravings. . . Could be pregnant. Symptoms can occur before missing a period. She can do a urine pregnancy test 1 week after missing her period, or if she is worried about it. ...Read more

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My dad and brother both had surgeries to prevent aortic dissection. I had echo my first pregnancy often with no change. Should I still be worried?

My dad and brother both had surgeries to prevent aortic dissection. I had echo my first pregnancy often with no change. Should I still be worried?

No: Worrying accomplishes little in any case. The tendency to aortic dissection is often passed parent-to-child with a 50% chance. If you made it through a pregnancy and were reassured that your aorta looks fine, the real question is whether it's even worth ultrasounding you any longer. That's what you want to discuss with your physician. Glad your kin are okay -- many aren't so lucky. Glad your wrote. ...Read more

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Wat can I take to prevent pregnancy?

Wat can I take to prevent pregnancy?

GYN: BC pills, condoms PLUS spermicidal foam, gel, sponges, inserts, IUD or diaphragm- please consult your GYN for a pelvic exam and ALWAYS used condoms and foam. ...Read more

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What safe positions can prevent pregnancy?

What safe positions can prevent pregnancy?

There are NO: Safe positions when you are having unprotected vaginal intercourse. Transmission of semen in the vagina or at the introitus (tissues around the vaginal opening) can lead to pregnancy regardless of the position you are in. ...Read more

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What are some of the food to prevent pregnancy?

What are some of the food to prevent pregnancy?

None: There are no food that prevent pregnancy. If you want to avoid pregnancy, either abstain from intercourse or consider the many different options of contraceptives that are available such as condoms, oral birth control pills, subdermal implants, intrauterine devices (both non-hormonal & hormonal based options are available), intravaginal hormonal ring, hormonal patches, & intramuscular injections. ...Read more

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Does smoking prevent pregnancy?

Does smoking prevent pregnancy?

NO: While smoking may have adverse effects of women's fertility, that effect is highly variable and generally quite modest. What prevents pregnancy is adequate contraception - ideally long-term like provera (medroxyprogesterone) injections or other reliable hormonal contraception, barrier protections like condoms and spermicide or diaphragms and spermicide (not as good) and IUDs (almost as good or equal). Don't gamble!!! ...Read more

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Does ginette 35 prevent pregnancy?

Does ginette 35 prevent pregnancy?

Yes: Ginette is a less used pill that is used when women have androgenic (male) type symptoms such as excess body hair or bad acne. It does provide contraception by preventing ovulation. ...Read more

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Could propane pot cit prevent pregnancy?

Could propane pot cit prevent pregnancy?

Not sure how it: Would do that but it is not well studied in pregnancy. Propan mist. Pot. Cit. Simplex is potassium citrate and is marketed in south africa. It is used to help prevent kidney stones by alkalinizing acid in urine (v crystal formation). ...Read more

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Potcit simplex, does it prevent pregnancy?

Potcit simplex, does it prevent pregnancy?

It is hard to find: Info on south african medications in the us. The only thing I can figure out is that there is a product called propan mist. Pot. Cit. Simplex which contains potassium citrate. Potassium citrate combo medications can be used to alkanize urine ; to treat urinary tract stones. After extensively searching to answer your question, I do not see it being used as an oral contraceptive. ...Read more

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What are the reason that prevent pregnancy?

Too many: So many but a few would include,
previous std causing scar tissue, hypothryoidism, anovulation, endometriosis, using birth control, malformed uterus

the list is really too long. If you are thinking of something specific, then just send out a new questions. ...Read more

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Does one pill of postinor2 prevent pregnancy?

Does one pill of postinor2 prevent pregnancy?

Unsure, possible: The dosing is 2 pills taken 12 hours apart. One pill may have some impact on fertility, but if using this to prevent conception it should be taken as prescribed. ...Read more

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How long does it take jolivette to prevent pregnancy?

How long does it take jolivette to prevent pregnancy?

7 days: It takes 7 days of continuous use to prevent pregnancy. It must be taken at the exact same time every day, this is super important and something some women forget. It's best to put an alarm on your phone so you don't forget. ...Read more

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Will vaginal foam used with pull-out prevent pregnancy?

Will vaginal foam used with pull-out prevent pregnancy?

Contraception: Vaginal foam with withdrawal method should prevent pregnancy. Like any barrier method is has approximately a 20% failure rate. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent pregnancy from happening after sex?

What can I do to prevent pregnancy from happening after sex?

Use a condom: The best way to prevent a pregnancy is to use birth control or a condom before having sex. If you have unprotected sex you can take Plan B (the morning-after pill) within 3-5 days of unprotected sex. It is over-the-counter if you are 17 or older but you have to ask the pharmacist for it. A copper IUD can also be inserted up to 5 days later to prevent a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why is the withdrawal method not recommended to prevent pregnancy?

Why is the withdrawal method not recommended to prevent pregnancy?

See below: The penis secretes fluid that has small amounts of sperm in it from the moment it becomes erect...Not just with ejaculation. ...Read more

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Does someone who has hidronephrosis can take pills to prevent pregnancy?

Does someone who has hidronephrosis can take pills to prevent pregnancy?

See below: Hydronephrosis may have left you with a reduced kidney function, which may affect your pregnancy. The doctor can help you understand the risks of taking contraceptive pills vs the hazards if any of a pregnancy with reduced kidney function. It all depends on the extent of loss of kidney function. ...Read more

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If I take the Plan B pill 2hrs before sex will it still help prevent pregnancy?

If I take the Plan B pill 2hrs before sex will it still help prevent pregnancy?

Not to be used: As birth control. It is rescue contraception if birth control fails. It is not as effective as conventional birth control so you are taking a risk here. You are also exposing yourself to STDs. You need different contraception. ...Read more

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I want to know why withdrawal method is not effective way to prevent pregnancy?

I want to know why withdrawal method is not effective way to prevent pregnancy?

Don't do it: Even prior to ejaculation, a few drops of semen can enter the vagina. Remember all it takes is one sperm to fertilize an egg. Do not rely upon early withdrawal as a birth control method- neither will it protect you from std's. Don't take these chances with your health. ...Read more

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I would like to ask about cervical twisted are prevent pregnancy and thank you very much?

I would like to ask about cervical twisted are prevent pregnancy and thank you very much?

Not sure I understan: I don't understand this question.
I have never heard of a "twisted cervix".
The uterus can be retroflexed, or arching toward your tailbone, and no this doesn't prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is there any pill or herbs or remidys you can take to prevent pregnancy 3 weeks after sex?

Is there any pill or herbs or remidys you can take to prevent pregnancy 3 weeks after sex?

Generally no.: Three weeks later if it is going to occur the pregnancy has already occurred thus prevention is no longer an option. Check a pregnancy test. If negative check again in a week or so. ...Read more

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I want to be pregnant. Can I continue doing abs exercise? Doing abs exercises prevent pregnancy?

I want to be pregnant. Can I continue doing abs exercise? Doing abs exercises prevent pregnancy?

Absolutely exercise: There is no down side to exercise while trying to conceive. No correlation between exercise and decreased fertility, so go ahead and do your daily workouts. Improved health with exercise may even make conception more likely. ...Read more

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I want to get married but I don't want to get pregnant what are the most effective and harmless ways to prevent pregnancy?

I want to get married but I don't want to get pregnant what are the most effective and harmless ways to prevent pregnancy?

See below: Most effective - no sex. Then sterilization or tubes tied - but this requires surgery.
Next most effective and far less harmful - condoms, IUD, Depo shot, other hormonal birth control.
However, you should discuss this with your future husband. No method (except abstinence) is 100%. ...Read more

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4 faint positive tests and one neg digital my fiancee things the pull out method is gonna prevent pregnancy what's your advice?

4 faint positive tests and one neg digital my fiancee things the pull out method is gonna prevent pregnancy what's your advice?

Pregnant: Thirty percent of couples who use the withdrawal method get pregnant. Semen leaks out of an erect penis during intercourse. Semen has fresh sperm in it. Precum is well known to cause pregnancy. ...Read more

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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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Can your hormones being unbalanced prevent pregnancy?

Can your hormones being unbalanced prevent pregnancy?

Yes of course: Hormonal imbalance is a common cause of infertility prolactinoma where level of prolactine is very high causes infertility poly cystic ovarian disease also causes hormonal imbalance and infertility. ...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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How to prevent pregnancy?

How to prevent pregnancy?

Two ways: One, a secure contraceptive utilized as directed. Two, holding one's knees together at all times. (no sexual activity via abstinence.) ...Read more

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How to prevent pregnancy?

How to prevent pregnancy?

Condoms OCPs IUDs...: Most contraceptive methods are effective when used correctly (so, a person must use a method correctly). Birth control pills, IUD's, condoms, etc... are all fine to use. Pulling the penis out at the last second doesn't work so well. If not married, avoiding sexual intercourse is a good way to prevent pregnancy. Sometimes intercourse is unexpectedly unavoidable, in which case Plan B pills can help. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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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


Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more