Q&A Category: Contraception

Where do you stand on women’s rights? #404/15

Q:        How did you become an ardent feminist?      A:        This is how I became an ardent feminist. For 15 years I have given lectures to different classes of students from Georgia Tech (several a year).  Each class had 250 to 300 students.           I told them...

What is endometriosis and how can it be treated? #1007/14

  Endometriosis is a common cause of secondary dysmenorrhea.  It consists of endometrial glands and stroma outside the uterus. CONTRACEPTION: Treatments that eliminate menses often successfully reduce symptoms of dys­menorrhea caused by endometriosis. The LNG IUD...

Where can my patients get a diaphragm? #708/14

I still have a few patients who want the diaphragm. Multiple pharmacies have told me this is not available. Are there other sources for diaphragms? Are there other companies making diaphrams? I know that Ortho no longer makes this.J. Canaday Didn’t we figure out...