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Q: What is the best contraception method with minimum side effects and maximum protection?

There are so many methods available in the market. There is entire range of contraceptive products from which you can pick and choose according to your type .

Pregnancy and STI's are result of unsafe sex. In pregnancy man's sperm reaches one of her eggs (ova) during unsafe sex. Contraceptive methods helps the couple to stop this by creating the barrier between the egg and sperm or by stopping/ delaying the release of egg production.
 Contraception | Drsafehands
Type Duration Protection From Pregnancy Protection from STI's Doctor required to place inside the body Any side effect
Condom(Female) One Time 98% Yes No No
Condom(Male) One Time 98% Yes No No
Contraceptive implants(Male) Three Years 99% No 40mm long tube which inserted by doctorin your upper arm under the skin . It release progesterone which thickens the cervical mucos and make sperm sluggish inside the uterus.
  • Acne
  • Breast tenderness
  • Headaches
  • Loss of sex drive
  • Mood swing
  • Nausea
Cervix caps 6 hours 92-96% Limited Protection Initially doctor will examine you for the size and then you can use it on your own. No
Contraceptive injections 8-13 weeks 99% No Only health care worker required to give injection
  • Acne
  • Breast tenderness
  • Headaches
  • Loss of sex drive
  • Mood swing
  • Nausea
Contraceptive Patch One Week 99% No No
  • Blood clot
  • Can trigger diabetes
  • Migraine
Diaphragms 6 hours 92-96% Limited Protection Initially doctor will examine you for the size and then you can use it on your own No
Intrauterine devices(IUD) ?? 99% No It is fitted inside the vagina with the help of experienced doctor
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Pelvic Inflammatory disease
  • .
  • Heavy periods
Combined Pills Everyday 99% No No, But need to take regular for 21 days
  • Acne
  • Breast tenderness
  • Headaches
  • Increase Blood Presuure
  • Mood swing
  • Nausea
Progestrogen only Pill Emergency use( with 72 hours of sex) 99% No No
  • Break through bleeding
  • Headache
  • Increase blood pressure
  • Irregular periods
Natural family planning Plotting the graph of your fertile period and avoiding sex on those days 92% No No No

Note : In our opinion Condoms are best contraceptive methods which provide customer ease of use, better accuracy and no side effects with maximum protection from pregnancy and STI's and value of money