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Birth Control and STD Prevention

  1. What are the best strategies for preventing both an STD and pregnancy?

    ANSWER: E

  2. The contraceptive pill is taken once a month to prevent pregnancy:

    ANSWER: False

    With the contraceptive pill, you have to remember to take it every day at the same time.
  3. Which is the only safe option for STD prevention during genital-to-genital sexual contact?

    ANSWER: A

    Condoms can help prevent STDs, but you must only use one at a time. Using two condoms is actually dangerous! When you use two condoms at the same time, they may rub against each other and rip, leaving you with no protection at all.
  4. A long-acting contraceptive method, like Depo-Provera

    ANSWER: D

    All of the above are true. But remember, a hormonal contraception does not protect against STDs.
  5. An intrauterine device (IUD):

    ANSWER: D

    All of the above are true. But remember, a hormonal contraception does not protect against STDs.