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Doctor insights on: Can You Use A Spermacide With An Iud

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Can you use a spermacide with an iud?

Can you use a spermacide with an iud?

Yes, but not needed: Iud is high effective in reducing/preventing pregancy, and so spermicide is not typically needed. As you probably already know, using condom (which often contains spermicide) is advisable to reduce risks of std transmission and it is safe to use on women who have an iud in place. Iud only reduces/prevents pregnancy, not std...Thus adding a condom, with/out spermicide is advisable... ...Read more

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Can a woman who has never had a baby use an iud?

Can a woman who has never had a baby use an iud?

Yes: Never having a baby is not a reason not to use an iud. We used to limit women without children in their contraceptive choices, but studies have shown them to be safe in their use in nulligravidas (women with no pregnancies). ...Read more

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Can you use tampons after an IUD insertion?

Yes: Use of tampons should not increase the risk of complications after an iud. ...Read more

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Is it silly to use condoms when I get the iud?

Is it silly to use condoms when I get the iud?

IUD: No need to use condom if you have iud latex condom may prevent std, if you partner is concerned about not getting std. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to use tampon after IUD insertion?

Is it possible for me to use tampon after IUD insertion?

Yes: There is no problem using a tampon once an iud is placed. ...Read more

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Is it still necessary to use condoms after I get the iud?

Depends: The iud is immediately effective for pregnancy prevention, but it does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases. If you or your partner are at risk for stds, you should consistently use condoms. ...Read more

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I have a vaginal oder since I got my IUD taken out what OTC meds can I use or at home remedys ?

I have a vaginal oder since I got my IUD taken out what OTC meds can I use or at home remedys ?

See MD for infection: There may be a posible vaginal bacterial infection present producing the odor. See your gyn first before trying over the counter remedies for treatment such as douches or creams. The gyn will conduct an exam to confirm infection and provide specific treatment. ...Read more