Assure every client that she or he is welcome to come back any time—for example, if he or she has problems, questions, or wants another method or she thinks she might be pregnant. Also if:

  • Client has difficulty using condoms correctly or every time he or she has sex.
  • Client has signs or symptoms of severe allergic reaction to latex condom (see Severe allergic reaction to condom).
  • Woman recently had unprotected sex and wants to avoid pregnancy. She may be able to use ECPs (see Emergency Contraceptive Pills).