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Any reviews for contraceptive marina or skyla devices?

Any reviews for contraceptive  marina or skyla devices?

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

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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


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What contraceptives are good?

What contraceptives are good?

Varies: The best method is different for different people. The hormonal methods, intrauterine devices and permanent sterilization are the most effective (other than abstinence). Barrier methods and more "natural" methods are safe except for the risks related to failure of the method and unintended pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of contraceptives?

What is the purpose of contraceptives?

Depends: The pill was initially studied to find something to aid women with irregular or difficult menses. The birth control, or contraceptive benefit was found during drug trials and became their main selling point. Condoms are barrier contraceptives, that keep the sperm from coming in contact with fertile eggs. ...Read more

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What are some cons for contraceptives?

What are some cons for contraceptives?

Varies: The best method is different for different people. The hormonal methods, intrauterine devices and permanent sterilization are the most effective (other than abstinence). Barrier methods and more "natural" methods are safe except for the risks related to failure of the method and unintended pregnancy. ...Read more

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How is contraceptives going to help the economy of developing nations?

How is contraceptives going to help the economy of developing nations?

Great question: One way to look at this is that by limiting excess population growth a developing nation will be able to use limited resources (food, water etc.) more effectively. ...Read more

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What's the best contraceptive?

What's the best contraceptive?

Depends: It depends on so many factors that are personal to you. Health factors, life style factors, etc... So the best person to give you good advice is your gyn or see a np at planned parenthood. They will steer you in the right direction. ...Read more

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What are good contraceptive measures?

What are good contraceptive measures?

Varies: The best method is different for different people. The hormonal methods, intrauterine devices and permanent sterilization are the most effective (other than abstinence). Barrier methods and more "natural" methods are safe except for the risks related to failure of the method and unintended pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the best contraceptive method?

What is the best contraceptive method?

Abstinence! But...: Clearly not having sex is the most effective at 100% (less one person depending on your religion!). A vasectomy is probably the most effective both in terms of cost (long term) and success rate. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, and Nexplanon implants are the next most effective. These latter two are reversible. Essure tubal implants are permanent and very successful with few side effects. ...Read more

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How safe is the contraceptive implanol?

Implant: Contraceptive implants are very effective and safe. The main hassle is irregular bleeding. But for most woman who choose this method, the benefits of the method outweigh that annoyance. Usually the bleeding isn't heavy and it tends to improve over time. ...Read more

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Best contraceptive to use. Plz help.....

Best contraceptive to use. Plz help.....

Please make an appt : With your gyn or a gyn it depends on your situation, your life style your job and your fertilty desires. ...Read more

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