Can birth control prevent std's?

Condoms can. Hormonal birth control methods, while effective in preventing pregnancy, don't prevent stds. Use a condom along with hormonal method with a hormonal method if you are at risk for stds.

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18 yr old first time on Lo Loestrien Fe birth control for 3 weeks and experiencing vaginal burning and itching not an STD how can I help or prevent it

Vaginitis. Are you using the BCPs for birth control or just to regulate your period or some other reason. There are many different combos that can be used. I would suggest sitz baths and culturing and treatment for probable yeast infection. Did you recently take a course of antibiotics? Frequently that leads to a vaginal yeast infection. Read more...

If you are on the impalaon for birth control how much extra protection do condoms give besides stds?

Nexplanon alone 99+% Nexplanon (formerly Implanon) is over 99% effective at preventing unintended pregnancy for entire three years of indicated use. However it does not prevent STIs. Use male or female condoms if need to prevent STIs; not needed for extra pregnancy prevention. Read more...

Me and my bf have gotten tested for STD and any other thing and we're great! But do we have to still use condoms? Is it ok to just use birth control?

Depends. It's great that you two had the tests done. If you two are going to be responsible and remained monogamous, then using birth control is adequate to prevent pregnancy. You will need to discuss with your gynecologist regarding what type of birth control is most suitable for you. Read more...
Yes. If you want the most effective, foolproof protection you can get from unwanted pregnancy and still want to have the kinds of sex that present pregnancy risks, then you’ll want to use dual protection: to use two methods, not just one, because using two is always more effective. If you’re comfortable with or prefer less protection than two methods can offer, then it’s okay to only use one method. Read more...

Have a thickened endometrium & mild-persistent abnormal bleeding, no stds, no cancer. Now on birth control but bleeding won't stop. Help stopping it.

Stay on the pill. Usually the pill will solve your problems-but it may take 2-3 months. Unless the bleeding is heavy, try to ignore it ! Read more...
The utility of. The 'thickened endometrium' finding, premenopauselly, is not high. It is cycle dependant. It appears you had an endometrial biopsy. How long have you been on the sprintec? It can take 3 months to normalize bleeding. You may need a 'withdrawel bleed' but without knowing how long you have been on the pill it c an be difficult to say. Read more...

What birth control is right for me? I am a 20 year old who is looking to get birth control for the first time. I have only one partner and only have had one so std's are not a worry. I have tried the pill before but it made me very sick. Nauseous and dizz

Two . Two good options are the implanon, which is a rod that is inserted under your arm and lasts three years. Another option is the Mirena (levonorgestrel) which is inserted in the uterus and lasts 5 years. Both of these have some cramping and bleeding for a few months and then periods usually stop completely. Read more...