Water and chlorine may not be able to prevent pregnancy, but condoms and birth control can. You can get condoms and birth control at Pennsylvania’s free, teen-friendly Reproductive Health Centers.
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Luckily, pregnancy doesn’t happen right after sex. It can take hours or even days to become pregnant. In that time, emergency contraception can help stop pregnancy from ever happening.
If you’re 17 and under, you can get a prescription for emergency contraception at any of Pennsylvania’s Reproductive Health Centers. For women and guys 18 and older, no prescription is needed; just ask your pharmacist for emergency contraception.
Using condoms is a good idea, even if she’s on birth control. Here’s why.
If you had sex without a condom, you may have an STD. The only way to know for sure is to get tested. Many Pennsylvania Reproductive Health Centers offer free and confidential testing for teens 17 and under.
Nobody wants to get an STD from oral sex. Condoms can help you stay safe, and come in many flavors, like strawberry, chocolate, mint and bacon. Yes, bacon.
If you had oral sex without a condom, you may have an STD. The only way to know for sure is to get tested. Many Pennsylvania Reproductive Health Centers offer free and confidential testing for teens 17 and under.
One in four teenage girls and an equally alarming number of teen guys are infected with an STD this very second — and many of them don’t even know it.
That’s because most STDs are asymptomatic, meaning they don’t cause any symptoms.
That’s why it’s important to get tested. Luckily, teens can get tested at many of Pennsylvania’s reproductive health centers for free. Testing for teens can be confidential, too, so you don’t have to worry about anyone finding out.
Read: The most common STDs
Read: Should I get tested?
Quiz: What STD are you?
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