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condoms ? do they really work ?? 9 days late

By November 13, 2014 - 3:40pm
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we did protected sex condom did not break or leak !
im a guy so i know how to put condom properly, pinch the top, dont unroll if opposite etc
condom did not break and pulling out before ejaculation.
were very careful! my girlfriend is 9 days late now and some Pms syptoms are present, sobe boobs moslty on sides, back pain, sometimes headache bit not often and Moody :/
shed been late like this before, shes not very regular but the past two months were 36 days cycle :/ we never did unprotected sex ever, were always using latex condom and im pulling out every before ejaculation :/ so is my gf just late ?! reapeated question but please :/ condoms are they reliable enough ?? what are your thoughts ?

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Hi iichiichi and thanks for your question.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the failure rate for condoms, in typical use, is 18%. This means that, yes, it is possible for a woman to become pregnant even when a condom is used for protection.

While many people think a woman's cycle comes every 28 days, that is just the average length - a normal cycle is considered anywhere between 21 and 35 days. Your girlfriend may just be late. The only way to know if she is pregnant is if she takes a pregnancy test.

You two may also want to have a discussion about additional forms of birth control if you do not wish to risk a pregnancy at this time.

Hope that helps,


November 13, 2014 - 5:33pm
(reply to Pam Ellen)

yes ! thank you so much ! really appreciate it ! :) :/ im just freaking out
. but the thing is i didny c*m inside her and any prec* m would be imposible coz we did not do any forplay :/

November 13, 2014 - 10:00pm
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