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jcowboy9
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iight last friday i was at my lake house with my girlfriend and we were having sex. as i was going the condom busted, and now im worried. i was using a spermicide condom, but i dont no if that makes a difference. she usually doesnt start her period until the 23rd, but i dont no what to do
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Ashy
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Hi there,
The spermicide from the condom isn't sufficient to protect against pregnancy, so right now, it's time for your partner to get emergency contraception. Here's our article about it:
Emergency Contraception
It includes a hotline of providers and additional information about EC.

So hop to it; EC is more likely to be effective when it's taken ASAP. Also, it's a good idea to get tested for STDs after you deal with this immediate pregnancy crisis, and perhaps investigate if you were using the condom properly. Good luck!


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