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Dr. Heidi Fowler
75 doctors shared insights

Male Contraception (Overview)

Male contraception (birth control) is the methods a man can use to avoid getting a woman pregnant, and thus avoid or delay having children. Birth control is family planning, and includes abstinence (not having sex), condoms, hormonal therapy (birth control pills), IUD's (intrauterine devices), etc... Permanent birth control is sterilization, such as vasectomy.


Dr. Heidi Fowler
75 doctors shared insights

Male Contraception (Overview)

Male contraception (birth control) is the methods a man can use to avoid getting a woman pregnant, and thus avoid or delay having children. Birth control is family planning, and includes abstinence (not having sex), condoms, hormonal therapy (birth control pills), IUD's (intrauterine devices), etc... Permanent birth control is sterilization, such as vasectomy.


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What are some methods of male contraception?

What are some methods of male contraception?

Condoms/abstinence: Condoms and abstinence are the only reliable, proven, reversible, and legal ones. Vasectomy is effective but permanent. That's it, i'm afraid. ...Read more

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What are the best sources of male contraception ?

What are the best sources of male contraception ?

Condoms : There is no medication for male contraception. Condoms are the choice for men. ...Read more

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What are non-permanent ways of male contraception?

What are non-permanent ways of male contraception?

Condoms: Condoms are the most common method of non-permanent male contraception. ...Read more

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I am just woundering about different types of male contraception.

I am just woundering about different types of male contraception.

Here are...: Here are the options for male contraception known to us today: 1. Vasectomy generates 99.8% success; 2. Condoms, >95%; 3. Withdrawal, up to 85%; 4. Abstinence, 100%, and 5. Male birth control pill still under research and development. Knowing nothing is free and everything comes with a price, then you discuss and decide which is suitable for you in collaboration with doctors. Best wishes.. ...Read more

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Is there any male contraception execpt comdom?

Is there any male contraception execpt comdom?

No: The only other option men have is a vasectomy, which is permanent. ...Read more

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Is there any male contraception besides comdom?

Is there any male contraception besides comdom?

Vasectomy: There is no male pill. Vasectomy is a relatively permanent male contraception. ...Read more

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Has there been advancement in male contraception?

Has there been  advancement in male contraception?

No: Unfortunately, we haven't seen much in the way of progress. ...Read more

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Has there been any advancement in male contraception?

Has there been any advancement in male contraception?

Male contraceptive: China is working on a low dose testosterone male contraceptive that will decrease the release od lh and indirectly also reduce the release of FSH in men. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
2,319 doctors shared insights

Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


Dr. Mark Pack
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more