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Female Contraceptives

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Ask the Experts

megace to gain weight

i am a healthy person weighing 80 but height 6 feet so i want to use megace to gain body weight please do tell me the way to achieve my goal
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...effects to list. For both men and women the most commonly observed side effect is loss of libido. When Megace was used as a female contraceptive, it worked too well. All the women lost their fertility, but they lost their normal sex drive too!... Read more »

Question about Real Simple Meds

I noticed that BMS was soon going to have a once a day PI soon, like in a year. Could they combine... Read more »

Not sure if condom broke...

Here is the story, will try to make it short. I was on a business trip recently and several hours... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Birth Control Condom Campaign to Begin in Conservative Afghanistan

...high infant-mortality rate, PSI said. The U.S. Agency for International Development funded the $5 million project, which will female contraceptives and the pill, plus anti-mosquito and water purification products. The Afghan Ministry of Health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chinese Men Appealed to Be More Responsible for Family Planning, Prevention of STDs

...more responsibility for family planning and prevention of STDs. Women now assume most responsibilities for family planning, but female contraceptives such as the birth control pill do not prevent STDs, Monday's China Daily quotes Liu Xiaozhang, a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report: Teenagers Often Shun Condoms

A new report on teens and contraception finds sexually active youths ages 15-19 do not consistently use condoms, placing them at risk of STDs. In its analysis of CDC data collected in 2002, the Washington-based nonprofit Child Trends focused only... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Birth-Control Gel Also Might Kill HIV

...effects and require a prescription, is easy to use, and is packaged in an applicator similar to a tampon's. A disease-fighting female contraceptive would have "a huge public health impact," said Heidi Milliken, manager of the Women's Health... Read more »
Connect With Others

wondering if sex will ever be the same

Posted by anonymousgrrl3, 7 Replies
so, the past few days have been a non-stop research project for me online. this is the first time since being diagnosed that i have this access to the internet, and i am poisoning myself with it. the past several days i have spent all day and night... Read more »

Female in Arizona

Posted by asuguy, 1 Reply
Hello, I'm looking for a female friend in Az who want to talk or emeil or have coffee sometime. I'm a gay guy but relate more to female, I have a wonderful partner of 5 years and looking to make some new friends. If interested please send me a... Read more »

I have been so stupid....so worried

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi there everyone, I'm new and would really appreciate some support at the moment.. I'm a 22 year old female from the UK and just before Christmas I had a lot of stuff going on in my life. The upshot of it was that on one particular night, I ended... Read more »

For the Heterosexual worried well

Posted by Anonymous
Researchers ID Risk Factors for Heterosexual HIV Transmission In the nation's largest and longest study of heterosexual HIV transmission, UCSF researchers found transmission rates remain extremely low. Those rates, they said, could be even lower... Read more »