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CONTRACEPTIVE SPONGE
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sheena - October 7

what is contraceptive sponge and how does it look like?is there any side effects for this kind of procedure?what are they?

 

Gleena Cruz - October 7

Contraceptive sponge is a foam sponge inserted into the vagina to prevent pregnancy.

 

Blooming Hyacinth - October 7

contraceptive sponge is made of plastic foam and contains spermicide. It is soft, round, and about 2 inches in diameter. a nylon loop attached to the bottom for removal and this is inserted deep into the vagina before intercourse to prevent pregnancy.

 

Aldana - October 7

sheena, the contraceptive sponge is a soft saucer-shaped device made from polyurethane foam. It is considered a barrier method of contraception.

 

Glorious Mariah - October 7

The contraceptive sponge is designed to fit over the cervix to prevent pregnancy. It blocks the cervix, preventing semen from entering the uterus. Also this sponge contains spermicide that kills sperm and sponge absorbs the semen.

 

Sophia Gracia - October 7

Side effects? The contraceptive sponge has been coupled with some women encountering toxic shock syndrome (TSS). Quite rarebut considered serious life-threatening bacterial infection.If using the sponge, this should not be staying inside the vagina for more than 30 hours and the sponge should not be used during menstruation or if you have a history of TSS.

 

Epifania - October 7

What is good with contraceptive sponge is that it is easy to use and effective immediately. Aside from that it is inexpensive and does not require medical exam or prescription. Plus it is reversible, economical isn’t it. But the bad thing is that it does not protect you from STDs and the side effects are very rare.

 

Nadina2009 - October 7

Contraceptive sponge is a foam containing spermicide inserted into your vagina before having a sex with your partner. This barrier method is effective when this is used correctly and consistently.

 

Loida D. - October 8

The sponge is not advisable to use if you are allergic to polyurethane and spermicide, and if you also have reproductive tract infection. best if you visit your healtcare provider before using contraceptive sponge for your safety.

 

virra - October 8

also known as barrier method is effective for more than one act of intercourse for up to 24 hours. this needs to be left inside the vagina for at least 6 hours after having sex to prevent pregnancy.

 

liz - October 13

not bad.can we get it over the counter?

 

Criselda V. - October 14

yes liz, you can buy the contraceptive sponge without prescription.

 

liz - October 16

good! i think i should try this. i strongly feel there's no side effects with this procedures.

 

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