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so i'm on yazmin birth control and i have been since around september last year. i'm a perfect user, although i missed a pill this time last week by twenty hours or so.

i was just wondering, does having the guy ejaculate in you prove any more risk?

as i'm on the pill, and we are having sex so often, we don't use condoms. he tries to pull out as often as he can, but there have been around five times where he hasn't.

are there any more risks?

nah bowse.

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Certainly, there is a much higher risk of pregnancy when your partner ejaculates in your body. To make that clear, if someone was using withdrawal alone as a method, and using it perfectly, there would only be a risk of pregnancy of around 4% a year.

On the other hand, if someone is using NO method of birth control, and ejaculating is also happening, that risk is 80-90% of a pregnancy in a year. So, as you can see, there's a massive difference.

Your pill provides 92% effectiveness in typical use and over 99% effectiveness in perfect use. I tend to suggest people who use the pill very well consider their level of effectiveness is probably somewhere in the middle of those two figures.

There are other risks of not using condoms, because the pill doesn't protect anyone from sexually transmitted infections, In people aged 15-22, the rate of STIs is around 1 in every four people so that's not a small risk. However, if you two have already been monogamous for six months or more, used condoms for those first six months, and only ditched them after you both had a full range of STI tests with negative results, so long as you're staying monogamous, those risks are probably very low.

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