contraceptive cream

contraceptive cream

A water-soluble cream introduced into the vagina before intercourse to decrease the likelihood of conception. It is impregnated with spermicide. Like contraceptive foams, films, and gels, spermicide-laden contraceptive creams may cause transient vaginal ulceration or epithelial damage.
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6 A reaction to a chemical or contraceptive cream used by you or your partner, or an allergy to the rubber in your condom.
A year ago, Hildreth did just that, making global headlines when he developed an odorless, undetectable contraceptive cream that destroys the AIDS virus and holds promise for stopping the transmission of the disease.
Other types of birth control -- condom, sponge and contraceptive cream -- can be purchased at most drugstores.
three times the number of day-care services now offered by the government, 2,000 women's health clinics, 75,000 women's film, music, literature, or art festivals, fifty women's universities, 1 million highly paid domestic or child care workers, 1 million highly paid home support workers for the housebound elderly, 33,000 battered-women's shelters, 2 billion tubes of contraceptive cream, 200,000 vans for late-night safe transport, 400,000 four-year university scholarships for women.
In 1981, Shoob, sitting without a jury, ruled that the Ortho Gynol contraceptive cream caused birth defects in a newborn child.
6 An allergy to a chemical in the contraceptive cream used by your partner or a reaction to the rubber used in a condom.
An allergic reaction such as to a detergent used to wash your underwear, the latex in condoms, or contraceptive cream.
Has anyone not heard of condoms or contraceptive creams, jellies, film, and suppositories?
Besides using a latex condom, it's also good to use contraceptive creams, foams or jellies containing the spermicide (sperm-killer) called nonoxynol-9.