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Do I have to go to a doctor to get on birth control?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You cannot get hormonal contraception in the United States without a prescription from a healthcare provider such as a physician, nurse practitioner, midwife, or physician's assistant.

In brief: Yes

You cannot get hormonal contraception in the United States without a prescription from a healthcare provider such as a physician, nurse practitioner, midwife, or physician's assistant.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Paula Hillard
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Condom/spermicide

Barrier methods like condoms and spermicides are available over the counter. Other options like the pill, patch, ring, shot, implant, iud all require a doctors prescription and insertion/implanatation.

In brief: Condom/spermicide

Barrier methods like condoms and spermicides are available over the counter. Other options like the pill, patch, ring, shot, implant, iud all require a doctors prescription and insertion/implanatation.
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