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Does Birth Control Protect Against Hiv

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Can using birth control protect you from HIV and other STDs?

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Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. If I understand you correctly, you would like to know if using contraceptives (birth control) will protect you from HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The following are forms of birth control that... Read more »

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Women and HIV

...come in a female version. To be effective, male and female condoms have to be used consistently and correctly. Other forms of birth control, such as birth control pills, diaphragms, or implants do NOT provide protection against HIV. There is not... Read more »
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...used for disease prevention. Women at risk for HIV, especially those having sex more than once a day, should NOT use N-9 for birth control. Women who are not at risk for HIV can use N-9 for birth control purposes safely. Condoms with N-9... Read more »
Global Campaign for Microbicides

Microbicides Will Help Protect Human, Reproductive and Sexual Rights

...preventing unwanted pregnancy as well as disease At Present Contraceptive Microbicides Will Condoms are the only birth control option that also protects against HIV Our birth control options are limited. Contraceptives either... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...disease, particularly cirrhosis (scarring of the liver) and hepatitis, after a shorter time period than men. Oral contraceptives (birth control pills) can cause an increase in hepatic adenomas (liver tumors) and should not be used in women who... Read more »
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Condom Sabotage: Your Stories??

Posted by Safewomenstories
...ever been pressured into sex without a condom? Has your intimate partner ever been physically or emotionally violent about your birth control or protection choices? I'm writing to let women on this board know about a new storytelling project... Read more »

This might be of some help to the worried wells

Posted by Anonymous
...not past the experation date and fully in tact! Novelty condoms and animal skin condoms do not protect against HIV. Also, birth control does not protect against HIV or STDS. Latex is the only way to go! It's actually quite easy to have a... Read more »

Want a baby.....

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...tumbling down. Well it would of been 3 years now with the IUD but I found out that it has to be removed and I ran out of ideas for birth control and I honestly dont want to get my tubes tied I wanted another baby is it wrong for two positive... Read more »