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13 Dec 2004

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im on contraceptive (trifasil) practise safe sex (still insist my man wear a condom) but im worried that i might be pregnant.last time i went to the doctor for a check-up we did the preg test which turned out to be negative but discovered that i had irratible bowel syndrome...my question is :could one fall pregnant while on trifasil? and what other options do i have regarding contraception.i dont wanna have any more children (have 1 already) please advise me what to do....
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01 Jan 0001

The failure rate on the Pill is very low, less than 1%. If you are also using condoms, this would decrease it further. Your other alternatives are the injectable or the IUCD, but these are no safer than the Pill. If you have completed your family, you could be sterilised.

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