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Can spermicide be used with a condom? If so, is it a good idea to use them together?

Yes, spermicide can be used with a condom. In fact, spermicide isn’t very effective as a form of birth control when used alone (though definitely more effective than not using any birth control at all). So using spermicide with a condom or a female condom can make it a lot more effective.

Spermicide also won’t reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections, which is another good reason to combine spermicide with a condom. Click here to learn more about spermicide. 

Tags: spermicide, condoms