Is there a way to use spermicide without making a mess?

The spermicide I'm using is really messy.

You could try switching brands and making sure you’re using your spermicide exactly as the instructions say you should. That said, spermicide is messy. If it bothers you you might want to look into another method.

Still not working?

If spermicide isn’t working for you, you may want to try a long-term, low-maintenance method like the IUD, the implant, or the shot. If you prefer a non-hormonal method without spermicide, you might want to try the Paragard IUD or condoms.

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