A medication is a substance that is taken into or placed on the body that does one of the following things:
Most medications are used to cure a disease or condition.
For example, antibiotics are given to cure an infection.
Medications are also given to treat a medical condition.
For example, anti-depressants are given to treat depression. Medications are also given to relieve symptoms of an illness. For example, pain relievers are given to reduce pain.
Vaccinations are given to prevent diseases.
For example, the Flu Vaccine helps to prevent the person from complications of having the flu.
It would be the same as intentionally. It would be something you meant to do, and not done by accident. PREGNANT
Pregnancy is the fertilization and development of one or more offspring, known as anembryo or fetus, in a woman's uterus. In a pregnancy, there can be multiple gestations, as in the case of twins or triplets. Contraception is the use various devices, drugs, agents, sexual practices, or surgical procedures to prevent conception or impregnation (pregnancy). Contraception helps women plan if and when they want to have a baby. The condom is the only current contraception device that helps protect sexual partners from STIs (sexually transmitted infections). Birth control involves one or more actions, devices, sexual practices or medications followed to intentionally prevent or reduce the likelihood of pregnancy or childbirth. The three main routes of birth control to prevent or end pregnancy include contraception (the prevention of fertilization of the ovum by sperm cells), contragestion (preventing the fertilized egg from implantation - morning-after-pill), and the chemical or surgical induction of abortion of the developing embryo/fetus. The term emergency contraception is often used instead of contragestion. Contraception means "Prevention of conception or impregnation"
Birth control means "1. restriction of the number of offspring by means of contraceptive measures; 2. projects, programs, or methods to control reproduction, by either improving or diminishing fertility." Withdrawal (coitus interruptus) - when the man is about to have an orgasm he pulls his penis out of the vagina. The ejaculation occurs outside of the vagina. The idea behind this method is that no sperm will be deposited in the vagina. According to some organizations this method is about 90% effective if used correctly. Typically, though, about one third of couples who use this method will experience an accidental pregnancy within twelve months.
Below is a list of the most common types of contraception:
Traditional birth control methods
Celibacy or sexual abstinence - this means avoiding penis-in-vagina intercourse to prevent pregnancy.
Withdrawal (coitus interruptus) - when the man is about to have an orgasm he pulls his penis out of the vagina. The ejaculation occurs outside of the vagina. The idea behind this method is that no sperm will be deposited in the vagina. According to some organizations this method is about 90% effective if used correctly. Typically, though, about one third of couples who use this method will experience an accidental pregnancy within twelve months. Modern birth control methods
Male condom - this device is a mechanical barrier which prevents pregnancy by stopping sperm from entering the vagina. It should be placed over the penis before sexual intercourse begins. They are made of polyurethane or latex. Male condoms look like long thin deflated balloons. As well as preventing pregnancy, they are also useful in helping protect sexual partners from sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Female condom - made of polyurethane. The female condom has a flexible ring at each end - one secures behind the pubic bone to hold the condom in place, while the other ring stays outside the vagina.
Spermicides - may be placed in the vagina before intercourse and create a...