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Can birth control pills help prevent sexually transmitted infections?

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Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
8 doctors agree

In brief: NO

Birth control pills help to prevent pregnancy, not infection.

In brief: NO

Birth control pills help to prevent pregnancy, not infection.
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Actually they can.
Women who use hormonal contraceptives are less likely to develop pelvic inflammatory disease. The best way to avoid stds is to use a condom however.

In brief: Yes

Actually they can.
Women who use hormonal contraceptives are less likely to develop pelvic inflammatory disease. The best way to avoid stds is to use a condom however.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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