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How Effective Is Contraceptive Gel
Varies: The theroretical or "perfect" use of a contraceptive gel or cream should approach 85-90 % but actual use is closer to 75-80%. The difference results from variance in use, how long was it in, how long did intercourse last, was intercourse repeated without re-using gel? An individual woman's anatomy may play a factor. A tilted uterus may hide the cervix from the chemical barrier of the gel. ...Read more
What might allergic reaction look like to a gel female spermicide contraceptive beside itching or irritation?
No: No it is not possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
I was looking at spermicides and i found 1 called Contragel Green Contraceptive Gel and 1 person said they got pregnant id like to know how good it is
Use with caution: ContraGel has been approved for use by the European Union with their issuance of the CE 0124 mark. This is a contraceptive gel mainly used in Europe. It is not FDA approved in USA. It is used with a cervical cap or diaphragm. It is NOT to be used alone. I would not rely on to protect you form pregnancy. It is popular because it is GREEN and does not contain non oxynol 9. ...Read more
I'm worried about hormones in birth control, how affective are the store bought contraceptives? Like vcf film, conceptrol gel, gynol II gel or encare?
I used a contraceptive gel while having sex and he didn't cum inside of me. What are the chances of becoming pregnant ?
The chances are low.: There still is a slight chance that you could get pregnant, but very low ...Read more
Preteen through: adulthood; however, pills are not 100% certain: you should always use condoms plus or with spermicidal gel or foam. ...Read more
Implanon/Nexplanon: At this point the Implanon (single capsule inserted under skin in arm) is considered most effective form of birth control. It has shown slight more effectiveness than tubal ligation and vasectomy. This is occasionally debated- but at the very least it is equivalent to these more permanent methods. Iud is also a very effective form of birth control. ...Read more
If you take the contraceptive combined pill at different times everyday is it still as effective ?
Stick to a routine: It should be okay, but generally with oral contraceptives, you want to stick to a regular schedule to avoid missing doses and if other occasions arise. ...Read more
Best if no delivery: The sponge is more effective for women who have never given birth. If women who have never given birth always use the sponge as directed, 9 out of 100 will become pregnant each year. If women who have never given birth don't always use the sponge as directed, 12 out of 100 will become pregnant each year. 20/100 and 24/100 if previously given birth vaginally. ...Read more
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