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stop signWithdrawal or Pull-Out Method

Withdrawal (also called “pull out” method” is when the male withdraws his penis completely from the woman’s vagina before he ejaculates (releases many sperm all at once). Withdrawal is a … read more

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depo-proveraDepo-Provera® Hormonal Injections 

Depo-Provera® is a female hormonal method of birth control. It’s very effective in preventing pregnancy. Depo-Provera® contains a synthetic (man-made) form of the hormone progesterone, called depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA). … read more

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vaccineEstrogen/Progestin Hormonal Injections 

Mesigyna® (Norigynon, Mesigyna Instayect, Mesygest, and No 3 injectable Norigynon) and Cyclofem® (Lunelle, Cyclofemina, Feminena, Novafem, Lunella, and Cyclo-Provera) are two brand names of combination hormone injections. Both products are … read more

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cervical capCervical Cap

*Nulliparous is a medical term that means that a woman has never given birth to a baby. *Parous is a medical term that means a woman has given birth to … read more

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hormonal implantImplantes Hormonais

Implantes hormonais são um tipo de contracepção no formato de um pequeno cilindro, o qual é colocado sob a pele do braço da mulher. O implante impede uma gestação e … read more

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HIV, AIDSTeste para HIV

Atualmente é recomendado que qualquer pessoa acima de 13 anos tenha um teste de HIV anual como parte de exames de rotina. É principalmente importante se você for sexualmente ativo … read more

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