... not in a monogamous relationship, and for those who would also like to prevent the infection of any sexually transmitted diseases
, or STD. To name a few of these methods, there are male and female condom
s, birth pills, IUD or intrauterine devices, barrier methods such as cervical caps, vaginal rings, diaphragms, surgical methods such as tubal ligation for women and vasectomy for men, and many ...
... heterosexual intercourse. There is still a risk of contracting STDs and the potential risk does not diminish. In the case of heterosexual relations, the use of protection and contraceptives like condom
s are recommended. On the other hand, in same sex interactions, protection in the form of dental dams is ...