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How effective is spermicide?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes, very often

Spermicidal foams, gels, and films when used alone without a condom have a significantly high pregnancy rate.
In other words, if 100 women were using a spermicide alone as their only means of contraception, approximately 20 would be pregnant in one year.

In brief: Yes, very often

Spermicidal foams, gels, and films when used alone without a condom have a significantly high pregnancy rate.
In other words, if 100 women were using a spermicide alone as their only means of contraception, approximately 20 would be pregnant in one year.
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