How effective are spermicidal lubricants on condoms?
They increase the protection by about 5 % I think and the box even tells you that the condoms with spermicidal lubricant are not to be used in place of a vaginal spermicide in combination with a condom the spermicidal lubricant is just there to add a little more insurance in case the condom breaks but as you know many people still do get pregnant so use a more reliable form of birth control in combination with the condom....hope this helps Good Luck and God Bless!!
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If used correctly, they are 97% effective. The good thing about the spermicidal condoms are if the condom leaks or breaks, your chances of getting pregnant are still somewhat slim because the spermicide may kill the sperm that 'got away'. Also, condoms are the only protection one gets against STDs. The thing is, when used often, spermicide is harmful to the vagina.
What are the chances of pregnancy if you use two condoms and the second one is not a spermacidal condom and it breaks during your fertile period?
Hello, I am slightly confused about you using two condoms during intercourse. If you mean your partner was wearing two condoms, one spermicidal and one not spermicidal and the non-spermicidal condom broke, then this is nothing to worry about because your boyfriend was already wearing a second condom which will protect sperm from entering your Vagina.
Unlubricated condoms, such as Durex Pure Protection, are simply male condoms without lubrication or spermicide. They are used exactly like lubricated condoms. SSIS recommends that water-based personal lubricants, such as Astroglide, or spermicidal lubricants be used in addition, however. This extra lubricant can help prevent the condoms from breaking, since there can be extra friction without lubrication. Because the taste of the lubricant or spermicide on lubricated condoms can be less than pleasing, unlubricated condoms…
You can buy a wide range of lubricants (or some sexual health clinics give out free lubricants) such as KY Jelly - most are water-based or silicone based. You can use natural oils such as coconut oil, olive oil, grapeseed oil, or jojoba oil as a personal lubricant in the vagina but DO NOT use these with condoms, femidoms or dental dams as the oils will damage these so make them less effective.
Condoms are better than 98% effective in preventing pregnancy and transmitting disease. You should know, however ... Never use a petroleum-based lubricant (Vaseline, etc.) with a latex condom. It can weaken the condom. Most lubricants sold for sex will say on the label if they're safe for latex condoms. Condoms can get old. They should last for several months in the sealed packet. Never reuse a condom.
NOTHING is 100% effective and you always run the risk of getting pregnant. The only birth control is the pill or patch and there are a lot of long-term side effects from this. This problem has always been a blight to women and scientists would come up with more options for birth control for men only they'd forget to take it. LOL
Condoms, though not perfect, are generally pretty effective at preventing pregnancy. If used correctly, I wouldn't worry about impregnating a girl while wearing a condom. However, it is always a good idea to use a condom with spermicidal lubricant. You can buy the kind that already have spermicidal lubricant on them, or you can buy a tube of the spermicide separately. To be effective, the girl must be certain to apply the spermicide to her…
The use of spermicide has been somewhat effective for this over the past decades. this product is available in foams, creams, and other lubricants. It is also applied to some condoms during manufacture. The majority of sperm die on their own, unless one manages to fertilize the egg cell. There is no effective means to kill sperm once it has been ejaculated.