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A 25-year-old female asked:

I do not want to take the female contraceptive pills as i am worried of gaining weigh and suffer hormonal change. please suggest male contraceptive.

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
There aren't any: There are no current effective male contraceptives, unless you consider barrier methods such as condoms or abstinence.
Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Condoms: The only "male contraceptive" is a condom. Other non- hormone based female contraceptives include the diaphragm, spermicides , and iuds.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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