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I had been taking the birth control pill for 3 months, and then quit taking it. How long should I wait to have unprotected sex? I have read that it is effective within 1 week, but i'm wondering if it's different since i was on the pill, stopped taking it

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Dr. Joseph Jeu
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The standard answer is to use barrier contraception , condoms, for a month until after you start your next period while on the pill.

In brief: The

The standard answer is to use barrier contraception , condoms, for a month until after you start your next period while on the pill.
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