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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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diaphragmDiaphragm

What is a diaphragm and how does it work? A diaphragm is a nonhormonal birth control method that is used to prevent pregnancy. It has a soft latex-free dome with … read more

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spermicideSpermicides

Just like any other type of birth control, you need to use spermicides the correct way for them to be effective. Spermicides are much more effective when used with another … read more

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female gender symbolHepatite B

O vírus da Hepatite B (VHB) infecta o fígado. Existe uma vacina muito eficaz que impede a infecção pelo VHB. A vacina é geralmente aplicada nos bebês, mas alguns adolescentes, … read more

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confused tweenPuberty

Puberty is the name for the time when your body goes through changes and you begin to go from being a child to an adult. Your hormone levels will change; … read more

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clue-cellBacterial Vaginosis

Women at any age can have Bacterial vaginosis or “BV” – even occasional teens and women who have never been sexually active. However it is much more common among girls … read more

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