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31. Vasectomy  
Where can I get a vasectomy done? Vasectomy needs a small surgical operation. This is now frequently done under local, rather than general, anaesthetic. This needs to be arranged via your…  
32. Natural Methods  
Condoms Male and female condoms  protect against unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), you need to use male or female condoms for anal or vaginal sex, and…  
33. Barrier Methods  
How effective are caps & diaphragms? If used correctly with spermicide, caps and diaphragms are 92-96% effective. This means that between 4 and 8 women out of every 100 who use a cap or…  
34. Longer Lasting Contraception (LARCS)  
Injection The contraceptive injection is given into a muscle into your arm or bottom and works in a number of ways. It stops the egg being released from the ovaries, it also thickens the…  
35. Oral Contraception  
How effective is 'the pill'? When taken correctly, the pill is over 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. This means that less than 1 woman in every 100 will get pregnant in a year.…  
36. Emergency Contraception  
For more information please see: FPA - emergency contraception guide  Sexwise - Emergency contraception Easy Read Information; Emergency Contraception Emergency Intrauterine…  
37. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI's)  
STI prevention Condoms are the only form of contraception, along with Femidoms, that can help prevent against Sexually Transmitted Infections.  They are also really effective against the most…  
38. Non Sexually Transmitted Infections  
Non Sexually Transmitted Infections Please use the section menu to discover more about non sexually transmitted infections.  
39. Thrush (Candida)  
How do I know that I have it? Usually it causes no problems, but it can cause uncomfortable symptoms. Thrush can affect the vagina, mouth or head of the penis.  Most women will have an…  
40. Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)  
How do you get BV? Bacterial vaginosis can’t be passed from person to person but it is more common in people who are sexually active Other things that may increase your risk of getting it…  
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