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Doctor insights on: Spermicidal Foam

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I had sex with my gf Sunday. Her period starts next week. I peed before. I pent rated but shortly after we put in spermicidal foam. Can she be prego?

I had sex with my gf Sunday. Her period starts next week. I peed before. I pent rated but shortly after we put in spermicidal foam. Can she be prego?

Maybe: Couples who have sex tend to make babies. That's how we humans are designed (so we don't go extinct). Anyway, a home urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more

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Can you use a spermacide with an iud?

Can you use a spermacide with an iud?

Yes, but not needed: Iud is high effective in reducing/preventing pregancy, and so spermicide is not typically needed. As you probably already know, using condom (which often contains spermicide) is advisable to reduce risks of std transmission and it is safe to use on women who have an iud in place. Iud only reduces/prevents pregnancy, not std...Thus adding a condom, with/out spermicide is advisable... ...Read more

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Is there a cure for spermicidal allergy?

Is there a cure for spermicidal allergy?

Not using it: If you are allergic to something, the best approach is avoidance. ...Read more

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How good is using a spermicidal condom and pulling out?

How good is using a spermicidal condom and pulling out?

Effective...: ... But never a guarantee. I assume that is what you are asking for, and unfortunately all it takes is one 'fast one'. Condoms can fall off, and chances are in the heat of the moment you may not even realize it. ...Read more

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How well does a spermicidal condom work if it breaks before ejaculation?

How well does a spermicidal condom work if it breaks before ejaculation?

Less: The purpose of a condom is Barrier Contraceptive. Preventing the sperm from getting to the reproductive tract. If the condom breaks at the time of ejaculation it lost its most important function. The small amount of spermicidal gel may help a little but unfortunately the major goal of the condom was lost and you are at much greater risk for pregnancy. If within 72 hours -> Plan B meds for her. ...Read more

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Can spermicidal condoms cause long-term infertility?

Can spermicidal condoms cause long-term infertility?

No. Not at all. : Condoms/spermicidal agents (nonoxynal-9) have never been associated with either male or female infertility. The substance is safe, and effective. ...Read more

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Can I use a thin spermicidal lubricant condom for your first time?

Condom is good idea : A condom is a good idea and the spermicidal part is good. Protection against pregnancy when used correctly and every time is about 98% with a condom. ...Read more

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Plan b facts/ spermicidal condom facts, can you tell me how effective they are?

Plan b facts/ spermicidal condom facts, can you tell me how effective they are?

Plan B/ condom: Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours. It continues to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex, but is less effective as time passes. Consistent & correct use of condoms has a 98 % rate of efficacy in preventing pregnancy. However, ...Read more

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Can using condoms with spermicidal lubricant cause an infection?

Can using condoms with spermicidal lubricant cause an infection?

Doubtful: Maybe irritation but less likely an infection. Get checked if you are having too much discomfort. Good luck. ...Read more