10 Myths About Sex That Need Debunking

Added by Johanna on May 26, 2014

Adolescents should not use an IUD as birth control because it is not safe

This is not true. IUDs have come a long way since they were first introduced as a birth control option. They are much safer to use today and it is a highly effective method of birth control. It is just as safe for an adolescent to use as an adult.


The HPV shot protects you from getting cervical cancer

The HPV vaccine can protect you from getting cervical cancer, but 30% of cervical cancers cannot be prevented by the vaccine. Regardless of whether you've had the shot or not, it is important to continue having regular pap smears and monitoring your body.

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