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Five Things to Know About Emergency Contraception

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Emergency contraceptive.
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There are two types of emergency contraception


Blank prescription, no prescription needed concept.
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You do not need a prescription for emergency contraception


Condoms unlike emergency contraceptives help prevent STDs
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Emergency contraception does not protect against STDs


Very worried young woman.
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You can use emergency contraception more than once


Couples hands, compassion.
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Emergency contraception is not the same as an abortion


Allison Bush

Allison Bush

Allison Bush is a former HealthCentral editor who covered a wide range of health topics.