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  • Emergency contraception

    Emergency contraception (ECP) is used to prevent pregnancy after sex when you didn't use protection or are worried that your birth control didn't work. It is sometimes called the ‘morning after pill’.

  • Epididymitis

    Epididymitis is an inflammation of the tube that joins the testicle with the vas deferens in people with penises. This happens most often in people under age 35, and is usually caused by a sexually transmitted infection. If people over the age of 35 get epididymitis, it is not usually caused by an STI. Less than 1% of people of penises with an STI will get epididymitis.