A member asked:

Can emergency contraception protect me from sexually transmitted infections (stis)?

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Dr. Paula Hillard answered

Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology

NO: Hormonal contraception (pills, patch, shot, ring, and emergency contraceptives) do not prevent stds. Only condoms/barrier methods lower the risks of stds.

Answered 3/16/2013

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