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How does a diaphragm work in the body?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
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In brief: As a barrier

The diaphragm acts as a barrier to prevent sperm from getting into the uterus and joining with eggs to prevent pregnancy.
Diaphragms should be used with a spermacide gel or cream to make them more effective.

In brief: As a barrier

The diaphragm acts as a barrier to prevent sperm from getting into the uterus and joining with eggs to prevent pregnancy.
Diaphragms should be used with a spermacide gel or cream to make them more effective.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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