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31. 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…  
32. 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.…  
33. Emergency Contraception  
For more information please see: FPA - emergency contraception guide  Sexwise - Emergency contraception Easy Read Information; Emergency Contraception Emergency Intrauterine…  
34. 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…  
35. Non Sexually Transmitted Infections  
Non Sexually Transmitted Infections Please use the section menu to discover more about non sexually transmitted infections.  
36. 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…  
37. 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…  
38. Sexually Transmitted Infections  
How do I catch an STI? Any type of sexual contact. This can  include vaginal sex, anal sex, oral sex, rimming and mutual masturbation/ fingering.  What do I do if I think I have an…  
39. Trichomonas Infection (TV)  
How can I catch it? TV can be passed on through unprotected sex and sharing sex toys. Because many people have no symptoms and do not know they have a TV infection, you or your partner could…  
40. Syphilis  
How can I catch Syphilis? Although syphilis can be hard to spot without the right blood test, it's one of the easiest sexually transmitted infections to catch and pass on. Syphilis spreads best…  
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