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Birth Control - Emergency Contraception

You can use emergency contraception if a condom breaks, you've forgotten a pill, you are taking other medicines that may affect contraception medicines, or you have had unprotected sex. Emergency contraception does not protect against sexually transmitted infections.

For more information, see the topic Emergency Contraception.

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The Hard Facts on Condoms

Condoms prevent pregnancies and STDs. They create a barrier that keeps semen and other body fluids out of the vagina, rectum, or the mouth. There are condoms for men and for women -- but don't use both at the same time. One can stick to the other and pull it out of place or tear it.

Read the The Hard Facts on Condoms article > >

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Last Updated: July 18, 2014
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