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Can you get birth control without parent consent. If so how?

Can you get birth control without parent consent. If so how?

State rules: Most states permit minors access to sexually related treatments.This includes birth control,STD related evaluation and treatment. How you access this will depend on where you live and available clinics.Planned Parenthood and similar facilities can do so without parental input. If you went to your regular doc under age 18, treatment is still at your parents consent. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


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Is it possible to get birth control without a prescripton and parental consent?

Is it possible to get birth control without a prescripton and parental consent?

No to 1, Yes to 2: All birth control is by prescription only (except condoms! don't forget to use condoms!) virtually all states allow for minors (women under 18 years old) to seek health care confidentially (without telling your parents). However, the specific age limits vary by state, typically somewhere between 13 and 16 years old. Call your local health department to find out more. ...Read more

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How to get birth control without parental involvement?

How to get birth control without parental involvement?

Make the phone call: In the USA, you have an absolute right to get birth control from your physician without your parents being told. Most parents won't have a problem and be glad you're using birth control. Some will have a total meltdown over it. Your physician is your guide. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can i get birth control without my parents? Specifically the birth control called yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)

Can i get birth control without my parents? Specifically the birth control called yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)

Planned parenthood: Yes. Your gynecologist can help you. Another option is planned parenthood assist young women with this all of the time. ...Read more

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How can I get on birth control without my parents knowing?

How can I get on birth control without my parents knowing?

See your doctor: Your doctor can give you a prescription that you then fill as a cash pay patient at a discount pharmacy or one with a low cost formulary (krogers sells most pills for 9$/month). Or you can go to planned parenthood. ...Read more

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Might i possibly get on birth control without my parents knowing?

Depends on age : This depends on your age and the state you live. Planned parenthood is a good place to start. It is usually best to discuss these things with your parents. They may not like it but they will want to prevent being grandparents. ...Read more

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I'm 16. How Can I get birth control in canada without my parents knowing?!

I'm 16. How Can I get birth control in canada without my parents knowing?!

Unsure about Canada: In California, sexual issues are confidential, so parents get to know only if the child tells the parents. A great way to prevent pregnancy and STD's is using a condom every time. Here, teens have easy access to condoms. Birth control pills need a prescription, but a girl can add condom-use to prevent smelly vaginal discharges and prevent STD's. Also, oral sex by itself doesn't cause pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more