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Pull Out method?: If yes, that is not very effective. See over view by Mayo Clinic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/birth-control/basics/birth-control-basics/hlv-20049454 ...Read more
Contraceptives are devices, drugs, or methods for preventing pregnancy, either by preventing the fertilization of the female egg by the male sperm or by preventing implantation of the fertilized egg. Choosing the appropriate contraceptive is a personal decision. Contraceptive options include: * Hormonal contraceptives (such as oral contraceptives, skin patch, vaginal ring, implant, and injection) * Intrauterine devices (IUDs), which contain either a hormone or copper * Barrier devices with or without spermicides (such as diaphragm, cervical cap, sponge, and condom) * Fertility awareness methods (such as temperature, cervical mucus, and calendar) * Female sterilization (tubal ligation, Essure) The condom is the only birth control method that provides protection against ...Read more
I'm 36 and may have Adenomyosis but I'm unmarried and never had children. Can this be treated without an IUD or contraceptive device?
23 y/o female wanting to get copper pearls contraceptive device. Can this be used with a menstrual cup? Is this better than the T IUD?
Yes it can: be used with cup. All copper based intrauterine contraceptives, rated at 97 - 98 % effective. This means that 2 or 3 people out of 100 users would become pregnant, over 12 months. All contraceptive methods have a potential failure rate. ...Read more
I went to hospital to get a lntrauterine Contraceptive device, now the problem is I tend to get bad smell from my vigina. What could be the cause?
Can gynecologists and obstetricians keep secrets about plastic surgery and contraceptive device from my husband?
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I delivered naturaly I recently inserted contraceptive device[coppert] can I do skipping and tie a cloth around my tummy to move it in/pls sujjest?
Go exercise!: Exercise is good for both the body and the mind. An iud inserted by a doctor will not move around during exercise (it stays in place even during sex). So, regular skipping and also jumping rope are both fine to do. Tying something around the tummy will move the tummy in (not permanently, of course), but won't move the iud anywhere. ...Read more
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Great options: The intrauterine device is a small t shape item placed inside the uterus. There are 3 approved iuds in the us. Mirena (levonorgestrel) can last up to 5 years and contains a small amount of Progesterone giving you the benefit of light or no periods. Skyla is a smaller 3 yr version of mirena (levonorgestrel). Paragard lasts 10 years and is hormone free. All are safe, highly effective, well tolerated & popular options. ...Read more
I want birth control device but not one that disperses hormones. I found out about paragard. Does this disperse hormones? Is it effective in bc?
which are the birth control shots and an intra-uterine device that can significantly lighten the periods or stop periods complettely??
Progestin only BC: There are 3 main types of BC that are are known to decrease menstrual flow, the shot ( 3 mo), the dermal implant, a small capsule that is implanted under the skin in the arm (3 yr), & hormonal IUD is inserted into the uterus (3-5 yr) and are usually used after childbirth. All may cause irreg periods for 6 mo but generally after that, menses are usually light but irreg. Ref: www.plannedparenthood.org/.../birth-control ...Read more
What could be causing constant baby like movements in my stomach for 3 months now? I have an IUD birth control device 2 yrs tl. Been to gyn /medical
Intestines: The only thing that moves in your abdomen is your intestines assuming you are not pregnant. Maybe a gastroenterologist should be your next step. ...Read more
Within a few days: They should start hormonal changes after taking and should be effective within a few days. Please see your doctor before proceeding with the use of oral contraceptives and to discuss the risks further. ...Read more
In some people: Contraceptives are hormones and have the capacity, even at their low dose, to cause weight gain in some people. This is true of all contraceptives, although in my experience depoprovera seems to cause this more often. Not all women will gain weight when taking contraceptives, most will not. An iud or condom use will not cause weight gain. ...Read more
To many to list: This is the public HT site where volunteer docs, primarily in the US answer questions about health problems. Patients submit symptoms followed by a clear question for a response. We have no access to or information about medications available in different sites around the world where this site is seen. You need to contact a local health entity for such information. ...Read more