What is Nonoxynol-9?

It is a spermicide. It is usually used along with a barrier method of contraception such as the diaphragm or cervical cap (both used by the female partner). It increases the efficacy of the diaphragm method of contraception.

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The tip of penis burns constantly. I have struggled with the head of my penis feeling like its' on fire the last couple of months but that seems to...

doctor1 MD

Welcome to the forum.
I went through your painful history.
It is probably condom related or BXO or more commonly prostatitis.
This is confirmed by...

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what happens if today vaginal table is swalloed. Today Contrceptive Vaginal Tablet is swalloed, instead of keeping it in a vagina

doctor1 MD

hi Morecr,
thanks for the query.

Today vaginal tablet is made of polyurethane impregnated with 1gm of nonoxynol-9 as a spermicide.

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Dear Doctor,

I have a menstural cycle of 25 days, i.e., on the 25th day I usually get my periods. My last cycle started on the 27th of June which...

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Taking hormonal medication in previous cycle may delay your period for one week or more. Hormonal imbalance and mental stress are mostly...

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