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Contraception


  • Natural Birth Control

    • body temperature

    • cervical secretions

    • length of cycle

  • Spermicides

  • Male condoms

  • Female condoms

  • Diaphragm

  • Cervical cap

  • Contraceptive sponge

  • Intra-uterine device

  • Combined oral contraceptive

    • Adverse effects

      • Venous thromboembolism, DVT, PE

      • Arterial thrombosis

      • increased risk cervical / breast cancer ?

      • x20 risk hepatic adenoma

  • Progesterone only pill

    • failure rate 1-13%

  • Depo provera

  • Norplant / Implanon

    • norplant - 6 silastic rods

    • implanon - 1 rod

  • Mirena

  • Emergency contraception

  • Female sterilisation

  • Male sterilisation (vasectomy)