Female Diaphragm

The female diaphragm is referred to as reusable rubber or silicone cup that covers the cervix. It is placed into the vagina with spermicide before sex to avoid having pregnancy. The diaphragm serves as a birth control device that prevents the entry of sperm into the uterus.

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Is it safe for me to take Unwanted 72 regularly to prevent pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 44 year old woman. I have a hole in my heart since birth and dextrocardia. I do not want to get pregnant again, as I already have a 19 year old daughter. I cannot take any of the regular contraceptive medicines due to my heart condition. I regularly take Unwanted 72 after an un...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Which type of hole do you have in your heart (VSD, ASD or some other form)? How often do you take Unwanted 72? Unwanted 72 (emergency contraceptive pill) is a very high dose hormonal pill and if taken very often could be dangerous. If you still want to use it, please...  Read Full »

As I do not have a child, my doctor advised avoiding IUD. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old female, who recently had a medical abortion. I need to know about the safe contraceptive methods, as my husband is allergic to condoms. I have asked about IUD to few doctors, and they said that I should not use it because I do not have a child. I wanted to know the re...  Read Full »

Dr. Prathap

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.IUD (intrauterine device) is contraindicated for a nulliparous woman, due to difficulty in insertion of the device and its impact on further fertility. One of the important, but rare complication of IUD is that the future fertility rate is decreased in a few.I suggest you ...  Read Full »

Can I take I-pill five times in a month?

Query: Hi doctor, Can I take I-pill for five times in a month? I hope there will not be any major side effects because I am not taking any other contraceptive pills. Also, I do not want to use a condom. I read that the contraceptive pill should be started on the first day of the periods and taken one pill...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are already in your fertile period as on date and likely to have ovulated already. If you have been involved with unprotected sex, then you should take an I-pill within 72 hours of the intercourse and need not repeat the I-pill every time you have sex in t...  Read Full »

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