A 35-year-old member asked:
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how safe is birth control?

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Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Safer than Pregnancy: Since the birth control method is not specifed in the queston. In general, if a patient does not have contraindications to a specific method of birth control, all methods are considered safer than pregnancy, which has a higher risk of complications and mortality (death) rate).
Answered on Jan 26, 2017
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