A 46-year-old member asked:
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how can birth control work?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Varies: That depends on the type of birth control used: condom, spermicide, iud, diaphragm, contraceptive medications. Some may provide a barrier and some may work hormonally.
Answered on Mar 12, 2020

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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May need to break: this up into more than one question. Recommend asking one clear and specific question per entry. Re-ask.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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That depends.: Depends on type of birth control - some works through a barrier to semen and others work through hormones. (condom, spermicide, iud, diaphragm, birth ... Read More
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
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If used: Birth control is very effective if used correctly.

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