Contraception

The gynecologists of Downtown Medical Center choose the ideal contraceptive method after a consultation with the patient, considering their individual needs, age and family status.

The fertile period is the longest part of a woman's life, therefore, it is extremely important to find a contraceptive method which grants a feeling of protection against undesired pregnancy, while letting them have the opportunity of safe sexual experience. An unsuitable contraceptive method might decrease sexual pleasure.

During puberty, it is more risky to be pregnant or to have an abortion than during adulthood. Finding the appropriate contraceptive method is of the utmost importnace in this age group.


What are the choices in contraceptive methods?

The need for contraception differs in women, but it can also differ for the same woman at certain ages or situations in life.

Condom:

The only contraceptive method that protects against sexually transmitted diseases, too. It is strongly advised for those not in a lasting relationship.

Local contraceptives:

These are products that contain spermicide. These should be applied directly before (10 minutes) sexual intercourse. They provide protection for hours, however, in the case of repeated intercourse, it should be applied again.

Vaginal ring:

This is a flexible, soft ring, which emits hormones in the vagina, stopping the maturation of the ovum, avoiding conception. It should be applied during the menstruation, and removed three weeks later. After seven days, a new ring should be applied.

Spiral:

This is an intra uterine contraceptive method, which can only be put in or taken out by a gynecologist specialist. After its application, it can stay for years, but it needs to be changed after a while. The spiral is made of plastic or metal, the active agents are hormonal.

Contraceptive pill:

These contraceptive pills are available on prescription, and are based on hormones. There are many kinds of pills on the market, therefore it is advised to consult a gynecologist about which one to use.

In order to achieve joyful sexual experience, we advise to visit one of our specialists to discuss the best option for contraception.

Make an appointment with:
Réka Brubel MD
Réka Brubel MD
Szabolcs Máté MD
Szabolcs Máté MD
Ursula Trzosek-Szabó MD
Ursula Trzosek-Szabó MD
Alexandra Tóth MD
Alexandra Tóth MD
György Kiss MD
György Kiss MD
Szilvia Pácsa MD
Szilvia Pácsa MD