NEET Zoology Reproductive Health Questions Solved

NEET - 2008

Consider the statements given below regarding contraception and answer as directed therefater

(A) Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) during first trimester is generally safe

(B) Generally, chances of conception are nil until mother breast-feeds the infants upto two year

(C) Intrauterine devices like copper-T are effective contraceptives

(D) Contraception pills may be taken up to one week after coitus to prevent conception

Which two of the above statements are correct?

(a) B,C                                      (b) C, D

(c) A, C                                      (d) A, B

(c) The most used contraceptive product in the united states is the birth control pill. many combination birth control pills (marketed under various names including ovral, tetragynon and triphasil) are also being used for post-coital contraception. Mifepristone is an antihormone that when taken during the first seven weeks of pregnancy in conjunction with a tiny amount of prostaglandin to stimulate uterine contraction induces miscarriage by blocking progesterone's quieting effect on the uterus. For several years the second most used contraceptive method was the intrauterine device a plastic or metal device inserted into the uterus that prevented the fertilized egg from implanting in the endometrial lining.

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