Don’t Believe These 10 Birth Control Myths

Dr. Sharon Orrange
Dr. Orrange is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Geriatric, Hospitalist and General Internal Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
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In clinic conversations with young women, I am always surprised by the amount of misinformation out there on oral contraceptives—aka birth control pills.

So let’s clear some things up. Here are the 10 most common myths I hear about birth control pills, and the facts that contradict them.

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