Birth Control Problem Set

Problem 3: Good STD protection


Which barrier method lines the vagina entirely, partially shields the perineum and is a good STD protection.

A. Male Condom
B. Spermicides
C. Female condom
The female condom is a thin polyurethane sheath that provides a physical barrier that lines the vagina entirely and partially shields the perineum. It contains two flexible rings. One ring serves as an internal anchor. The other ring remains outside the vagina after insertion.

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Tuesday, February 10, 1998
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