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What's a nonoxynol 9 condom?

What's a nonoxynol 9 condom?

Surfactant : Nonoxynol9 is a surfactant. That means it breaks down surface integrity of fluids (like the membranes of sperm or vaginal lining). It has spermicidal activity. But there is some question whether it increases risk of HIV in heavy users by an unknown mechanism. Who has declared it unsafe. Many condom manufacturers have discontinued using it in condoms. ...Read more

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Is there a spermicide that doesn't contain nonoxynol 9?

Is there a spermicide that doesn't contain nonoxynol 9?

Spermacide: I don't believe that there is a spermicide on the market that doesn't contain nonoxynol9. Years ago they used to contain mercury. ...Read more

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Is there another spermicide that does not contain nonoxynol-9?

Is there another spermicide that does not contain nonoxynol-9?

Yes.: The other detergent-spermicide used in non-prescription contraceptives in the U.S. Is octoxynol. ...Read more

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What can I do if my husband and I used nonoxynol 9 and now he is burning?

What can I do if my husband and I used nonoxynol 9 and now he is burning?

Don't use it: Anymore, u can try some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream or a mild steriod cream, if no better than he will need to see a urologist. ...Read more

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What types of condoms contain nonoxynol 9?

What types of condoms contain nonoxynol 9?

Nonoxynol 9: Packages should be clearly labeled "spermicidal lubricant". Read labels carefully. ...Read more

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How does nonoxynol-9 stop sperm?

How does nonoxynol-9 stop sperm?

Sperm motility: N-9 present in most spermicidal compounds, many condoms and vaginal diaphrams. It interferes with cell walls of sperm to make them non-motile. It is only 80-90% effective and thus 10-20% not effective. ...Read more

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What type of condoms contain nonoxynol 9?

What type of condoms contain nonoxynol 9?

Nonoxynol 9: Packages with nonoxynol 9 should be clearly marked "spermicidal lubricant". ...Read more

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What type of condoms do not have any nonoxynol-9?

What type of condoms do not have any nonoxynol-9?

Variety, but: You need to read packages carefully. Look for one not marked "spermicidal lubricant". ...Read more

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Are condoms containing nonoxynol-9 more likely to break?

Are condoms containing nonoxynol-9 more likely to break?

No : Spermicide coated condoms do not break easily if used correctly. Remember they must be stored safely too. Keeping them in your car or in a hot location can cause the material to break down. Also, never use one passed the expiration date. ...Read more

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I want to know why it is wrong to apply pure white vinegar and two eggs nonoxynol-9 inside the vagina.

I want to know why it is wrong to apply pure white vinegar and two eggs nonoxynol-9 inside the vagina.

No need, why do it?: Nonoxynol-9 before sex is a spermicide contraceptive but not very effective; always use with condom. Repeated or frequent N9 can be harmful. Why egg whites or vinegar? What are you trying to treat? Douching (vaginal wash) with vinegar (or anything else) is not necessary for cleanliness, doesn't help health, often is harmful. Ignore family, friends and folklore about vaginal health; get MD advice. ...Read more

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A day after using nonoxynol 9 I had my period and after the normal circle still have light and sometimes brownish spotting. Should i be worried?

A day after using nonoxynol 9 I had my period and after the normal circle still have light and sometimes brownish spotting. Should i be worried?

If LMP was normal: Then you are not likely to be pregnant. However, menometrorrhagia is not normal. Brown spotting is not necessarily bleeding. You also state it happens more than once. So it is not likely related to pregnancy but if you continue to have brown spotting or miss a period you should see your physician. ...Read more

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Can nonoxynol-9 result in vaginal inflammation and higher white blood cell count in vaginal discharge? Or is WBC count only related to infection?

Can nonoxynol-9 result in vaginal inflammation and higher white blood cell count in vaginal discharge? Or is WBC count only related to infection?

Nonoxynol 9 : Yes, nonoxynol 9 and the condom itself can lead to inflammation of the vahina and elevated white cells. This is known as leukorrhea. It is not necessarily an infection like yeast. ...Read more

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What is harbal medication?

Herbal meds: "Herbal meds" are a catch all label to describe meds not approved or regulated by the fda. ...Read more

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Medication for osteoperosis?

Treatment: If you are asking if there are treatments- yes. Otherwise, not sure what you are asking... ...Read more

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What kind of medication I need?

For what?: I am sorry, but we need to know what you need to take medication for. Please tell us, briefly, what is wrong. Ask again. ...Read more

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What is the medication teflaro?

What is the medication teflaro?

IV Antibiotic: It's an IV antibiotic in the cephalosporin class. It is used most commonly for MRSA and skin infections. It is pretty new. ...Read more

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Are expired medications efgective?

Are expired medications efgective?

Not effective: Medications start losing effectiveness once they expire. It is just like food which starys to degrade or spoil after the expiration date. It is a good idea only to take meds before the expiration date. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is there any medication for hyphae?

Is there any medication for hyphae?

Hyphae: Hyphae refer to the branching thread-like forms of various fungi. Various medications are used for fungal medications. Which one depends on what fungus and where the infection is. ...Read more

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What is the medication lupetude for?

What is the medication lupetude for?

Latuda (lurasidone)?: I'm not sure, but might you have mis-spelled something and actually mean latuda (lurasidone)? This is an atypical antipsychotic medication, often used in bipolar I disorder (especially bipolar depression) and schizophrenia with hallucinations, delusions, and thought disorder. ...Read more

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How the medication supposed to be used?

Like others: Have mentioned, you need to be more specific about which medication(s) you are referring too. ...Read more

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Is there any medication for freckles?

Is there any medication for freckles?

Sunscreen: If you tend to develop freckles, you'll discover they're less prominent if you use sunscreen, which is something that everybody should do anyway. There's no pill for this. If you talk with your genuine friends / people you might date, most will tell you that your freckles are just one of many things that they like about you. Why not embrace your genetic heritage? Photo Lady looks great. Best wishe ...Read more

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Why don't we have cervilan medication?

Why don't we have cervilan medication?

Cervilane?: This drug is available in a number of countries. It is an ergot derivative used as a vasodilator. For a drug to be sold in the us it must pass rigorous fda testing and retesting phases before it can come to market. This can add up to millions a d millions of dollars which the manufacturer may not want to invest depending on how big a market the us represents. It is often a matter of economics. ...Read more

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What are medications for diabetestye2?

What are medications for diabetestye2?

Several: There are many drugs that can be used for regulating the blood sugar in a person with type 2 diabetes. The main function of these drugs is to control the level of blood sugar. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: albentazin?

Unknown: I am unaware of any medicine with this name? Maybe you are spelling it wrong, or some other physician may know about it? ...Read more

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