I scratched my cervix when taking out my cervical cap. Is that going to keep happening?

I scratched the surface of my cervix. Ouch.

That sounds horrible, but luckily, it shouldn’t happen very often.

Still not working?

If you want to try something else and really want to stick with a barrier method, check out one that you don’t have to insert, like male condoms or female condoms. Or check out a method you can “forget about" for a while, like the IUD, implant, shot, ring, or patch.

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