postcoital


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postcoital

(pəʊstˈkəʊɪtəl)
adj
of or relating to the period after sexual intercourse
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They were less likely than low intenders to believe that prescribing it discourages consistent contraceptive use, encourages unprotected intercourse, leads to frequent use of postcoital birth control, poses health risks, causes an abortion if a woman has conceived, takes too much clinical time and is inconvenient.
Management strategies include daily or postcoital prophylaxis and self-start therapy for women concerned about developing a UTI when they are away from home, she added.
If the elderly gentleman bumped his head after retiring for the evening, one is forced to entertain potential foul play, seizure activity, or even a postcoital MI," the authors speculated (Can.
In a particularly juicy postcoital voiceover, Jill croons about the joys of having sex again: "You forget.
Emergency contraceptive pills (popularly known as "morning-after pills") are a postcoital hormonal treatment consisting of high doses of oral contraceptives, intended to prevent pregnancy following unprotected intercourse.
WHEN I was teenager, I remember watching some American arthouse movie (I imagine impressing girls had something to do with it) in which a hippy couple were enjoying a postcoital Marlboro.
These machine-produced panels, which evoked cheap surface gilding and may be our answer to eighteenth century stucco, gave off a simultaneously alluring and postcoital air, especially by the end of the show's run.
dagger]) Postcoital emergency contraceptives are not considered a leading method because they are not a method of ongoing contraception.
If postcoital or other prophylactic treatment is determined to be necessary--usually for patients with four or more infections in a year or for pregnant women with symptomatic bacteriuria or a symptomatic UTI--then treatment may continue for 6-12 months.
The resident rabble-rousing socialist demands postcoital discussions of Marxism; a lesbian insists upon her right to attend breakfast naked from the waist down; her ex-husband staunchly guards his heterosexuality from incursions by the house homosexual; and Pippi Longstocking is banned from the children (one of whom is named for the Tet offensive) on the grounds that it is materialistic.
13-14] Since mifepristone is not available in Canada, the Yuzpe 2+2 method is therefore the method of choice for emergency postcoital contraception or pregnancy interception.
A signal case in point is The Americans, US Gymnastics Team: Like several of White's subjects, the coach and the injured young female athlete he cradles Pieta-like in his arms both glisten with a sheen of vaguely postcoital perspiration, their expressions caught precisely on the cusp of pain and pleasure.