Contraceptive Services in Hebbal, Bangalore

Contraceptive Services

Contraceptive Services in Hebbal, Bangalore

There are many contraceptive methods. Each method involves its advantages and disadvantages.

Intrauterine Contraception

This method is applied in two ways. One is called Levonorgestral intrauterine system and another is Copper T intrauterine device.

  • Levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG IUD) is a small device shaped like a T placed inside the uterus by the doctor. It helps to prevent your pregnancy by releasing a small amount of progestin. The LNG IUD lasts in your uterus for upto 3 to 6 years.

  • Copper T intrauterine device (IUD): IUD is shaped like a T placed inside your uterus to prevent pregnancy. It may last to 10 years in the uterus. To know more about contraceptive services, visit our gynecology hospital in Hebbal, Bangalore.

Hormonal Methods

Hormonal methods are applied through the implant, injection, vaginal ring, and combined oral contraceptive.

  • Implant

An implant is a rod that is inserted under the skin of a woman’s upper arm. The rod helps to release progestin for three years.

  • Injection

A woman has taken the injection that helps to release progestin. This injection is given after every three months.

  • Vaginal Contraceptive Ring

The ring is placed inside the vagina as the ring releases progestin and estrogen. The ring lasts for three weeks. You will have to take it out during the period, and you will have to put in the new round after the period is over.

  • Oral Contraceptive

Oral contraceptive or contraceptive pill contains estrogen and progestin that help you to prevent becoming pregnant.

  • Patch

You can also prevent pregnancy by wearing a patch on the buttock, lower abdomen, and upper body except for the breast. This skin patch helps to prevent pregnancy by releasing estrogen and progestin into the bloodstream.

Barrier Methods

Some barrier methods are male condoms, female condoms, and spermicides. By applying these materials, you can prevent pregnancy.

  • Male Condom

Male condom helps to prevent sperm from getting into a woman's body. Latex condoms are effective in saving you against STDs and HIV. But you should not use baby oil, lotions, and massage oils with latex condoms as it will weaken the condom that may lead to tearing the condom.

  • Female Condom

Women can wear female condoms to prevent sperm from entering their body. It is available at any drug store and helps prevent STDs. 

  • Spermicides

Spermicides kill the sperm. These are available in the form of gel, cream, and suppositories. You will have to place it into the vagina one hour before the intercourse, and it will have to be left there for a minimum of six to eight hours after the intercourse. The use failure rate of this product is 21%.

Emergency Contraception

Although it is not a regular contraceptive method, it is fruitful if no contraceptive method is used during intercourse. Emergency contraceptive pills can be effective in preventing pregnancy taking after unprotected intercourse.

Permanent Contraceptive Methods

Permanent contraceptive methods include male and female sterilisation. 

  • Female Sterilisation

In this method, a women's fallopian tube is closed to prevent the eggs meet with sperm for fertilisation. The procedure can be carried out at a hospital, and you can go home on the same day. Book an appointment at our multi-specialty hospital today.

  • Male Sterilisation

By conducting this procedure, the male sperm is prevented from going to the penis. After this method, even if the male ejaculates, there will be no sperm to fertilise the egg.

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