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Contraception Symptoms and Causes

Birth control, also known as Contraception, is designed to prevent pregnancy. Birth control methods may work in a number of different ways:

  • Preventing sperm from getting to the eggs. Types include condoms, diaphragms, cervical caps, and contraceptive sponges.
  • Keeping the woman's ovaries from releasing eggs that could be fertilized. Types include birth control pills, patches, shots, vaginal rings, and emergency contraceptive pills.
  • IUDs, devices which are implanted into the uterus. They can be kept in place for several years.
  • Sterilization, which permanently prevents a woman from getting pregnant or a man from being able to get a woman pregnant

Your choice of birth control should depend on several factors. These include your health, frequency of sexual activity, number of sexual partners and desire to have children in the future. Your health care provider can help you select the best form of birth control for you.

NIH: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

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Recent Reviews

I was given Junel 1.5-30 and have continuously bled since the start of my last period. That is 15 days! The primary reason my doctor gave me the birth control was to treat acne, however, I planned to use for contraception as well. Along with the cont

Severity of this product... Mirena IUD contraception & hormones!!!! I was not expecting to this extreme. Emotional roller coaster is scary. My understanding was mirena suppose to use a lowedose hormone but side effects with me are crazy.

This might sound a little mad but I have been taking this pill since I was 16 as a form of contraception and I have noticed that I have more facial hair than most women my age. I can't help but wonder if it has anything to do with this or if it is ju

Trinovum side effect on July 13, 2006. Female patient,17 years of age, weighting 140.0 lb, was diagnosed with contraception and was treated with Trinovum. After drug was administered patient suffered from pulmonary embolism, brain haemorrha

Contraception Clinical Trials and Studies

Treatments might be new drugs or new combinations of drugs, new surgical procedures or devices, or new ways to use existing treatments. The goal of clinical trials is to determine if a new test or treatment works and is safe. Clinical trials can also look at other aspects of care, such as improving the quality of life for people with chronic illnesses. People participate in clinical trials for a variety of reasons. Healthy volunteers say they participate to help others and to contribute to moving science forward. Participants with an illness or disease also participate to help others, but also to possibly receive the newest treatment and to have the additional care and attention from the clinical trial staff.