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What are the various methods of birth control options available?
abstinence, coitus interruptus, spermicides, barrier methods, male and female condoms, diaphragm, cervical cap, vaginal sponge, IUDs, hormones, vasectomy, tubal ligation
Risk factors for coitus interruptus?
Male may not have enough self-control. Some preejaculatory fluid containing sperm may escape penis prior to ejaculation.
True or false? Douching after intercourse is an effective method of contraception.
Risk factors for spermicides with main ingredient N-9?
Does not offer protection against organisms that cause gonorrhea and chlamydia, or HIV
Risk factors for female barrier methods?
toxic shock syndrome
Signs of toxic shock syndrome?
high fever, sore throat, vomiting and/or diarrhea, faintness, weakness, muscle aches, and rash
Risk factors for male condoms?
misplacement, risk of breakage, perineal or vaginal irritation, and dulled sensation
Risk factors for vaginal sponge?
allergic reactions
Define coitus interruptus?
withdrawal of male from female before ejaculation
Define spermicides?
creams, jellies, foams, vaginal film, suppositories inserted into the vagina before intercourse; destroy sperm or neutralize vaginal secretions
Define barrier methods of contraception?
prevent transport of sperm to ovum, immobilize sperm, or are lethal against them; used in conjunction with spermicides
True or False? A male condom can be used with a female condom?
Define Reality female condom?
a thin polyurethane sheath with a flexible ring at each end; available OTC; one time use; insert 8 hrs before intercourse
Define diaphragm?
barrier method consisting of a steel band that forms a ring and is covered with rubber
Define cervical cap?
cup-shaped device, used with spermicidal cream or jelly, that fits snugly over cervix and held in place by suction and by positive abdominal pressure