|Effects of Birth Control
Feb 14, 2002
Since oral contraceptives produce a thicker cervical mucous making it harder for semen to penetrate and gain access to the uterus, would this make it harder for the bacteria in a sense to access the mucous membrane and enter the blood stream?
| Response from Mr. Kull
There is no evidence that oral contraceptives prevent sexually transmitted infections. Use condoms to prevent STIs, especially if you are unsure about your partner's status.
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