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Good question! Emergency Contraception is a hormonal emergency birth control method used to delay ovulation to reduce the risk of a pregnancy. The hormones delay ovulation – the process when the ovaries release an egg – and thicken cervical mucus. Emergency Contraception is not an abortion pill. It will not harm or end a pregnancy; it will only work to delay ovulation to reduce […]
……. and my vagina is sensitive to certain pads and my discharge smells. I’m really worried and not sure what to do. Thank you for asking this question! It is important to know that Vaginas and penis‘ are self-cleaning organs. Much like earwax and tears are parts of the normal functioning of the ear and eye, people secrete moisture […]
…..It was supposed to expire October 1st this year but I have yet to take it out. My boyfriend came in me recently after it expired. Should I be worried? Great question! Lets talk a little bit about the Nexplanon. The Nexplanon is a single matchstick-sized rod that is placed underneath the skin in the upper arm. A […]
Lets talk a little bit about STIs. STIs can be a very real risk for people if they are engaging in certain types of sexual contact. It’s good to know that when it comes to STIs there are four modes of transmission. They are… Blood Sexual Fluids (Semen and Vaginal fluids) Skin to skin contact And Mother to Child (Breast milk […]
….My doctor said that during intercourse I could take the Nuvaring out until he finished. But if the Nuvaring is out while we’re having sex can he still ejaculate inside of me? If someone has been on the Nuva Ring for at least 7 days, they can be up to 99% protected from pregnancy even if ejaculation in the vagina occurs. […]