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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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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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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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birth control pillsMedical Uses of the Birth Control Pill

Adolescent girls and young women are often prescribed birth control pills for irregular or absent menstrual periods, menstrual cramps, acne, PMS, endometriosis, Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome … read more

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feminine productsMenstrual Periods

You are born with two small, grape-shaped ovaries inside of your belly on either side of your uterus. Ovaries are filled with hundreds of thousands of eggs. When you reach … read more

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female gender symbolGonorrhea

Have you heard of “the clap,” or “a dose,” or “a drip”? These are all names for gonorrhea. Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted infection, or STI, caused by bacteria. … read more

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