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A 19-year-old female asked:

I am on birth control (levora) and had sex on my period without a condom. how safe am i not to get pregnant?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Should be: When first starting many suggest a backup method until your system gets used to the pill. If you have been taking it as prescribed for over a month you should be well protected no mater when you have sex.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
See below: By having unprotected sex you are exposing yourself to not only pregnancy but also sexually transmitted infections. Visit this site for guidelines for safe sex: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/safer-sex-guidelines Get HPV vaccine Wish you good health!

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