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Will birth control pills protect me from sexually transmitted infections (stis), includin hiv/aids?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
4 doctors agree

In brief: STDs

Birth control pills will not protect you from anything, including pregnancy (although it makes pregnancy infinitely less likely).
Condoms will provide reasonable protection from most stds, but even these can fail because of leakage or breakage. Be careful out there.

In brief: STDs

Birth control pills will not protect you from anything, including pregnancy (although it makes pregnancy infinitely less likely).
Condoms will provide reasonable protection from most stds, but even these can fail because of leakage or breakage. Be careful out there.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Sudeepthi Prasad
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No

Birth control pills protect against pregnancy if taken promptly every day.
You need barrier protection like condoms in addition to birth control pills to prevent sexually transmitted infections.

In brief: No

Birth control pills protect against pregnancy if taken promptly every day.
You need barrier protection like condoms in addition to birth control pills to prevent sexually transmitted infections.
Dr. Sudeepthi Prasad
Dr. Sudeepthi Prasad
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