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What are the disadvantages of using a diaphragm?

Disadvantages of using a diaphragm are as given below:

  • Does not provide as much protection against HIV as condoms
  • May interrupt spontaneity
  • Requires a fitting at a clinic
  • Needs occasional refitting
  • May increase risk of bladder infections
  • Can be messy
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