Can birth control be bought over the counter?
Most drugstores and grocery stores such as Walgreens, CVS, and Walmart offer OTC birth control in stores or online. If you're looking for a particular brand and can't find it in the store, try the store's website where there's often a larger selection. OTC birth control options are nonhormonal. via
Can you get birth control without seeing a gynecologist?
You need to see a doctor or nurse to get the types of birth control that work best to prevent pregnancy — like the IUD, implant, shot, pill, patch, or ring. You can get these kinds of birth control from your regular doctor or gynecologist, or at your nearest Planned Parenthood health center. via
Where can I get birth control pills without seeing a doctor?
Call your pharmacy: Check if they have a specially trained or licensed pharmacist who can prescribe birth control. If not, you may have to call around or use this tool to find a pharmacy near you that provides the prescription service. via
Can you get birth control without a doctor?
A California law gives women access to birth control without a doctor's prescription by allowing pharmacists to prescribe instead. via
Can a gynecologist tell if you're a virgin?
A gynecologist can't tell if you are a virgin by doing a physical exam because of the variation in different hymens and the absence of a hymen isn't an indicator of sexual activity. In general, a pelvic exam or a vaginal exam cannot reveal with absolute certainty that a woman is a virgin or has been sexually active. via
Why do doctors finger you?
During this part of the exam, your doctor will check the size and shape of your uterus and ovaries, noting any tender areas or unusual growths. After the vaginal exam, your doctor will insert a gloved finger into your rectum to check for tenderness, growths or other irregularities. via
What do doctors ask you when getting birth control?
Your health care provider will want to talk with you about your medical history and check your blood pressure. You might also need a pelvic exam. Your health care provider may also want to know about your sex life and sexual history: how many partners you've had, what kind of birth control you currently use, etc. via
Which birth control makes you not have a period?
Lybrel is a no-period birth control pill. It is the first low dose birth control pill designed to be taken 365 days, without a placebo or pill-free interval. Seasonale has 12 weeks of estrogen/progestin pills, followed by 7 days of no-hormone pills -- which means 4 menstrual periods a year. via
Does birth control make you thick?
It's rare, but some women do gain a little bit of weight when they start taking birth control pills. It's often a temporary side effect that's due to fluid retention, not extra fat. A review of 44 studies showed no evidence that birth control pills caused weight gain in most women. via
Does Planned Parenthood give free birth control?
Anyone who is uninsured or underinsured can get free or low-cost birth control at Planned Parenthood. via
How do hospitals test for virginity?
Another form of virginity testing involves testing for laxity of vaginal muscles with fingers (the "two-finger test"). A doctor performs the test by inserting a finger into the female's vagina to check the level of vaginal laxity, which is used to determine if she is "habituated to sexual intercourse". via
Can doctors tell if a girl lost her virginity?
“So, doctor, can you check my daughter's virginity? can you tell me if she is still a virgin?” No, we cannot. There is no physical sign that indicates the virginity of a woman: in fact, no physical examination will be able to evaluate the virginity of a human being, man or woman. via
When does one lose their virginity?
What's the average age people lose their virginity? The average age when people have sex for the first time is 18. Sometimes it may seem like everybody at your school is doin' it, but that's usually not true. Only about half of high school students have ever had vaginal sex. via