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StarrDust1891
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Hi!
So... i've been taking my bcp's for something about 5 cicles now... never missed a pill, never taken it more than 4hours late (in one year is this considered perfect? )
My question is: even I'm being on the pill... when I'm aroused i get REALLY wet... this compromise in some kind my bcp "safety"? The fact that i get really wet means that if something which isn't supposed to (read: sperms) gets in it will be easier to something goes wrong?
Thank you ever since,
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Onionpie
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Hi StarrDust. How much vaginal lubrication you produce has no effect on the pill's effectiveness. Also, perfect use can only really be attained in a laboratory setting, but it sounds like you're as close to perfect as it can get! So for you the pill would definitely be around the highest effectiveness. We have a couple of really great articles about the pill that really go into detail about how the pill works, I suggest checking them out:
Combined Oral Contraceptives (The Pill)
Three questions about taking the birth control pill (and plenty of answers)
How do birth control pills really work, even during the placebo period?

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