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Teen Girls on Long-Acting Contraceptives Skip Condoms

Teen Girls on Long-Acting Contraceptives Skip Condoms
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F. Perry Wilson, MD, MSCE, examines the association between use of long-acting reversible contraceptives and lower condom usage among teenage girls. Unwanted pregnancies prevented but not STDs.

A study in JAMA Pediatrics demonstrated that the use of long-acting reversible contraceptives was associated with lower condom usage among teenage girls. In this 150-second analysis, MedPage Today clinical reviewer F. Perry Wilson, MD, examines the data and the future of IUDs in adolescents.

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