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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pull it out: Diaphragms are easily removed by hooking your finger under the edge of the diaphragm and pulling it out.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Phillips
37 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Before intercourse: Use contraceptive jelly inside the diaphragm and around the rim. Place it before intercourse and leave it in until 6 hours after. Use more jelly in th ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Diaphragms come in different sizes and have to be fitted by your doctor.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See a doctor: If the pain is that severe see your doctor asap or go to the emergency room. There can numerous causes, some of which can be a medial emergency.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Eight hours : Remove the diaphragm eight hours after your last sexual encounter.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes after every child and if you gain or lose ten pounds.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
As a barrier: The diaphragm acts as a barrier to prevent sperm from getting into the uterus and joining with eggs to prevent pregnancy. Diaphragms should be used wi ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wash after use: Wash after use and inspect for holes.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Phillips
37 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
When well used: When it is a couple years old, looks weathered, yellow or cracking. If it has dried up in a drawer for a couple years or if you left in your car in ph ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Hiatal hernia: Technically it is not stuck in your diaphragm but feels stuck in your diaphragm area...You could have reflux or narrowing of the esophagus or a hiatal ... Read More

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