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Cervical Cap

Brand name: FemCap

A reusable silicone cup that covers the cervix to keep sperm out. A provider does the initial fitting and gives a prescription for the right size. You put it in yourself at home each time you have sex. It's best to always use spermicide with a cervical cap. Read more.

The cervical cap does not protect against HIV or STIs. Always use a condom.

Effectiveness based upon typical use.​

71% Effective
One-time Use
Stopped Anytime

Are there any side effects?

Side effect may include vaginal irritation.


Nonoxynol-9 (the most common spermicide) may increase the risk of HIV and other STDs.

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