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Doctor insights on: Spermicidal Jelly

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Is KY jelly edible?

Is KY jelly edible?

KY jelly: “ What should I avoid while taking K-Y Jelly (topical emollients)? Avoid getting topical emollients in your eyes, nose, or mouth. If this does happen, rinse with water.” (http://www.drugs.com/mtm/k-y-jelly.html) ...Read more

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Does KY gel delay ejaculation?

No: There is no relationship to ejaculation other than possibly decreased friction. ...Read more

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Contraceptive jelly work like a personal lube?

Contraceptive jelly work like a personal lube?

Basically: The difference between spermicides and lubricants is whether or not they offer any contraception. Spermicides prevent pregnancy; lubricants do not. If a couple uses spermicides alone (not using condoms or another method) correctly with intercourse, about 6% will become pregnant. So, best to combine with condoms if possible to increase effectiveness. Yes, spermicides do help with lub. ...Read more

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Does spermicide foam not work if the guy is using KY jelly?

Does spermicide foam not work if the guy is using KY jelly?

If you have to ask..: Spermicides are notoriously ineffective in preventing pregnancy - whether lubrication is used or not. If you are asking i presume you know this already.. ...Read more

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Can KY jelly lubricant cause allergic reaction?

Can KY jelly lubricant cause allergic reaction?

Possible: Any topical agent that one use has the potential to cause either an irritant or allergic contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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Does expired ky jelly inhibit conception ?

Does expired ky jelly inhibit conception ?

KY "the glue"..: KY, the "glue that stops pregnancy" has a nice marketing ring to it, but unfortunately does not work as a contraceptive to "entangle" the free swimming sperm. ...Read more

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Which spermcide is best to use gel jelly or foam?

Either: Whichever is more comfortable for you is fine. They are both equally effective when used per directions on the container. ...Read more

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Crinone (progesterone gel) gel cause discharge?

Crinone (progesterone gel) gel cause discharge?

Yes - normal.: Crinone (progesterone gel) vaginal gel is a great product byut can cause an unsightly vaginal discharge; ignore it if you need the medication. ...Read more

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Sex ok without condoms on contraceptive sponge?

Sex ok without condoms on contraceptive sponge?

Doesn't prevent stds: As a contraceptive, the sponge has a high single event contraceptive rate, but as a long term strategy is associated with a fairly high failure rate (approx 20% over a year's time ). The sponge is not a reliable barrier to std transmission. ...Read more

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Is spermicide irritating?

Is spermicide irritating?

Can be: You may be allergic to or irritated by the chemicals in the spermicide. If persists, use a different method of birth control. ...Read more

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Is petroleum jelly safe for sex?

Is petroleum jelly safe for sex?

Better options.: Using petroleum jelly for genital lubrication is reported to make some women more susceptible to vaginal infections & sexually transmitted diseases: http://tribune.Com.Ng/news2013/index.Php/en/component/k2/item/8338-using-petroleum-jelly-as-genital-lubricant-exposes-to-hiv-infection. ...Read more

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Can you use aloe Vera gel as a vaginal lubricant?

Can you use aloe Vera gel as a vaginal lubricant?

Do Not Recommend it: Some people can develop skin irritation with aloe vera with stinging - that could be quite painful on vaginal mucosa. ...Read more

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Can using condoms with spermicidal lubricant cause an infection?

Can using condoms with spermicidal lubricant cause an infection?

Doubtful: Maybe irritation but less likely an infection. Get checked if you are having too much discomfort. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could durex condoms contain benzene?

Could durex condoms contain benzene?

Maybe: I don't know about the Durex brand specifically; however, condoms are made from latex. And latex is produced from rubber through a process called vulcanization. During this process, benzene is frequently used. Is it possible there is some residual benzene on the condoms? Possibly but it would be a very minute amount. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Does using body butter as lube before intercourse still degrade condoms?

Does using body butter as lube before intercourse still degrade condoms?

Possibly: Anything that is not recommended for the use with condoms can have the possibility to negatively affect the condoms integrity. Proceed with caution! ...Read more

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Do polyurethane condoms rally work as well as latex condoms?

Not really: Studies of the effectiveness of latex vs polyurethane condoms demonstrated that non-latex condoms are not as effective (higher slippage & breakage rate) as latex condoms. But they are considered an effective substitute for someone with latex allergies. ...Read more