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Contraception is also known as Birth control. 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
Doubtful: Maybe irritation but less likely an infection. Get checked if you are having too much discomfort. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it safe to use a spermicidal lubricant while i wait for my period to start with my boyfriend over a year?
YES: Not as effective as condom use but safe. ...Read more
I used a spermicidal lubricant this week. My vagina is now itching, red, and I have a yellowish water like discharge. Am I allergic?
Allergic rxn: There is a definite chance that you are allergic, all of the symptoms are consistent with that. However, the yellowish discharge is a bit more concerning. If it doesnt resolve when the redness and itching subsides, see a gyn for further testing for infections. ...Read more
What are the chances of getting pregnant while on pill vs using condoms with spermicidal lubricant.?
7% pill/29% spermici: Effectiveness with contraception is reported as either the lowest expected rate (l) ( with motivated patients who are reminded - in a clinical trial, for ex.) or the typical rate (t)- seen in a general sampling of the community - at random. The pill ranges from 0.3% (l) to 8% (t) and spermicide ranges from 18% (l) to 29% (t). Hope this helps. ...Read more
Not really: Lubrication is the female equivalent of male erection, so it would be similar to asking how to have less of an erection. Short of medications which may interfere with or impair sexual function, unnatural stress, or menopause, there is not much to reduce lubrication. I am guessing this is normal and not recent with symptoms of a vaginal infection. ...Read more
This is normal.: You are normal. Their is no medications to stop producing fluids in your vagina. Go see your doctor for a check up. Your first pap is due at age 21, but they may be able to reassure you. ...Read more
Personal lubricant: There are times when your own personal lubrication isn't enough. Check out http://www.everydayhealth.com/sexual-health/choosing-personal-lubricant.aspx & http://www.askmen.com/dating/love_tip_150/188_love_tip.html more info re why & which. Of note, avoid using oil-based lubricants in conjunction w/latex condoms. ...Read more
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