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What antibiotics treat chlamydia?

  • 15 Aug, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that can infect both men and women. It is one of the most common STIs in the UK and is most common in sexually active teenagers and young adults.How Do You Get Chlamydia?Chlamydia is caused by a bacterial infection called chlamydia trachomatis, that is spread through unprotected sex or any contact with infected genital fluids such as, semen or vaginal fluid. You can get chlamydia by: ...

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Which contraceptive pill is best for me?

  • 09 Aug, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

You may find it overwhelming to choose a contraceptive pill today, as there are quite a few brands available. The combined contraceptive pill contains two female hormones (oestrogen and progesterone), although there is another contraceptive pill type that only contains progesterone (called the mini pill).Most contraceptive pill brands differ in the amount and type of oestrogen and progesterone they contain, which is also related to the risks ...

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Your Period, Your Vacation: How Can You Delay Your Period For A Vacation?

  • 24 Jul, 2019
  • Prescription Doctor

Your period… it’s not anyone’s favourite time of the month even when you’re not heading off on holiday, but when you have some time away booked, the last thing you want to have to deal with is mood swings, cramps, worrying about leakage, and having to nip to the bathroom to ‘freshen up’ every few hours – when you’re relaxing on a beach that’s not always going to be practical anyway.In ord...

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Which Contraceptive Is Right For You?

  • 30 Oct, 2018
  • Prescription Doctor

Contraceptives are any sort of device, drug, product, or method that prevents pregnancy. Contraception helps women all over the world to take more control over their bodies and their lives.Thanks to changing social views and scientific breakthroughs, women have more contraceptive options now than ever before. While this is undoubtedly great news, with so many options, it can be a challenge to choose the option that suits you best.What works ...

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What Do I Do If Contraception Fails?

  • 17 Aug, 2018
  • Prescription Doctor

In the United Kingdom, around 44% of women, and over six out of every ten women of reproductive age are currently using some sort of birth control method.Despite the success of contraception, in limiting unwanted pregnancies and also protecting men and women from certain sexually transmitted infections (STIs), no method of birth control is 100%effective. Below, we take an in-depth look at the statistics behind the most commonly used contracep...

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