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Can you get pregnant useing condoms and birth control pills?

Can you get pregnant useing condoms and birth control pills?

Unlikely: No form of contraception is 100% failsafe. The form of contraception you describe is considered highly effective to >= 99%. Conception is unlikely is this is practiced regularly and correctly. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Birth Control Pills (Definition)

Also known as oral contraceptives, birth control pills are highly effective oral medications that use hormones to prevent pregnancy. There are two main types of birth control pills: one with estrogen and progestin (also known as the combination pill) and one with just progestin. The two main ways they prevent pregnancy are: 1) The hormones thicken the cervical mucous, which keeps sperm from entering the uterus on their way to the egg; and 2) By maintaining a level of hormone in the blood stream that prevents the ...Read more


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If I use birth control pills, a condom, and the pull out method, what are the chances I get pregnant?

If I use birth control pills, a condom, and the pull out method, what are the chances I get pregnant?

"Triple" protection: Although the "pull out" method is not a contraceptive method, you are using double protection with the condoms and oral contraceptives at the same time, therefore pregnancy is very unlikely. ...Read more

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Chance of pregnancy when using both male condoms and birth control pills correctly?

Contraception: Something slightly less than 100%. Most modern contraceptive manufacturers will quote a 98% effectiveness. If you use multiple methods you will increase this a a bit, but you will never attain 100%. The ONLY 100% effective method id abstinence. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant if I been on the birth control pills for five days and use a condom?

What are the chances of getting pregnant if I been on the birth control pills for five days and use a condom?

Very little chance: Condoms do a good job of preventing pregnancy, regardless of what else is happening. If still worried, one can do a home urine pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex. Urine tests are very accurate. ...Read more

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I take my birth control pills every single day at pretty much the same time. I am pretty good about putting a condom on before sex. Am I pregnant?

I take my birth control pills every single day at pretty much the same time. I am pretty good about putting a condom on before sex. Am I pregnant?

Pregnancy unlikely: Using one RELIABLE birth control method correctly all the time, works very well. Using 2 birth control methods works even better than very well. However, life can be surprising sometimes. Thus, if a woman is not getting her birth control pill withdrawal bleeding during the inactive pills, or if she is just worrying about pregnancy too much, she can do a home urine pregnancy test once in a while. ...Read more

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I just started birth control pills and about mid cycle I experienced bleeding. A day later I had protected sex with a condom. Could I get pregnant?

I just started birth control pills and about mid cycle I experienced bleeding. A day later I had protected sex with a condom. Could I get pregnant?

Not likely: Atlhough the oral contraceptives may not be providing protection yet, a properly used condom is. However, condoms are not 100% effective. So never say never. ...Read more

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Is pregnancy possible or likley with birth control (pills) a condom and very little ejaculate?

Is pregnancy possible or likley with birth control (pills) a condom and very little ejaculate?

Not likely: Birth control pills are very effective when taken correctly. Condoms are very effective when taken correctly. Using both correctly would decrease the risk of pregnancy even more. ...Read more

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Missed 2 birth control pills and immediately took double dose. No intercourse for 1 week prior, used condoms 1 week after. Could I be pregnant?

Missed 2 birth control pills and immediately took double dose. No intercourse for 1 week prior, used condoms 1 week after. Could I be pregnant?

Missed pills: Any time you forget to take a pill, you must use another form of birth control until you finish the pill pack. When you forget to take a birth control pill, you increase the chance of releasing an egg from your ovary. Using a back up method will protect you from pregnancy and STD's. Risks change based on when in the cycle pack you miss pills. If there is any doubt, check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I take my birth control pills everyday at the same time. I have sex very regularly and I don't use a condom. How likely is it for me to get pregnant?

I take my birth control pills everyday at the same time. I have sex very regularly and I don't use a condom. How likely is it for me to get pregnant?

Unlikely: It is unlikely if you take your birth control as you should. However it is not impossible and it would decrease the likelihood even more if you used condoms. ...Read more

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I've had birth control pills almost 3 months, always use condom for back up. Past few days I've had lots of clear, sweet discharge. Sign of pregnancy?

I've had birth control pills almost 3 months, always use condom for back up. Past few days I've had lots of clear, sweet discharge. Sign of pregnancy?

Probably not: Check a home pregnancy test. In minutes you will have your answer. Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. ...Read more

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How effective are birth control pills when taken properly, and using a condom during sexual intercourse. What is the chance of becoming pregnant?

How effective are birth control pills when taken properly, and using a condom during sexual intercourse. What is the chance of becoming pregnant?

Perfect use: With perfect use (not missing any pills) a woman has about a 4 % chance of becoming pregnant over course of 1 year using that method. Condom perfect use percentage is 30% over course of 1 year. When combined, these 2 methods approach 99%. A great combination, by the way, as prevents STDs and pregnancy using condoms with birth control pills. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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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


Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more