A spermicide kills and/or immobilizes sperm on contact. The perfect use effectiveness rate of spermicides is 82%. The typical use effectiveness rate is only 72%. This method does not require a prescription. This method has a high failure rate and needs to be used within an hour of intercourse. It can cause vaginal irritation, increased risk of HIV/STIs because of the ingredient nonoxynol 9
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"Is it REALLY as bad as she says it is?" Yes. Studies show that women with fertility problems are as stressed, anxious, and depressed as women with cancer, heart disease, or HIV. Blood tests, pills, injections, ultrasounds, and procedures cause stress and emotional upheaval in women. Also, society fails to recognize the grief caused by infertility, so people denied parenthood tend to hide their sorrow, which only increases their feelings of shame and isolation.