Translation of spermicide in Spanish:


espermicida, n.

Pronunciation /ˈspəːmɪsʌɪd//ˈspərməˌsaɪd/


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    espermicida masculine
    espermaticida masculine
    • Common commodities such as honey and sodium bicarbonate, acidic fruit juices and oils have been used through history as spermicides.
    • Women were also excluded if they reported use of diaphragms, douches or spermicides.
    • If your regular form of birth control is condoms, spermicides, or a diaphragm, you may go back to using it right away after taking emergency birth control pills.
    • Honey, pepper, and even animal dung were tried as spermicides or diaphragms.
    • Still others think that chemicals, detergents, and soaps - or even spermicides and lubricants - might be the culprits.
    • As they are used in conjunction with spermicides, some people find them a messy contraception method.
    • Condoms may not be the most suitable method of contraception if either partner has an allergy to latex rubber, plastic or spermicides.
    • There remains a really troubling question about whether we should be using it as a spermicide on condoms.
    • When spermicides are used with a condom, the failure rate is comparable to that of oral contraceptives, and much better than for either spermicides or condoms alone.
    • Some barrier methods are packaged with spermicide already in them.
    • They contain a spermicide - a chemical that damages or kills the sperm.
    • At the four-week and final visits, questionnaires about the acceptability of the spermicide were completed.
    • Furthermore, condoms lubricated with spermicides are no more effective than other lubricated condoms in protecting against the transmission of HIV and other STDs.
    • The microbicides are also effective as a form of contraception, because they act as both a spermicide and a barrier preventing fertilisation.
    • Improved barrier methods and potent safe spermicides with antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties are in demand.
    • The cap is used with a spermicide, which is an agent that chemically destroys sperm.
    • If use of spermicides and lubricants is contributing to symptoms, alternative contraception choices should be discussed.
    • Using spermicides in addition to the male or female condom will make it more effective.
    • Intravaginal spermicides have been marketed for decades but have had limited popularity in the era of more reliable contraceptive methods.
    • Nonhormone chemical contraceptives also include spermicides, which, as their name indicates, deactivate and kill sperm before they can fertilize the egg.