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  My boyfriend and I have been tested for STDs, and had a blood test for HIV and AIDS. We are both clean and I am on birth control. We are both monogamous. We don't use a condom or any other type of birth control except the pills. Considering our test results, and our use of the pill, can I get infected with STDs? Also, my boyfriend and I had sex a while ago and I was spotting a little bit after that because it was the day after the last day of my period that we had sex. Could I be infected with anything? What if I wasn't spotting and I got my period during sex? Thanks.

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Dear P,

Congratulations on your thoroughness!

1)If neither partner is infected, then you cannot become infected.
2)BC Pills are highly effective at preventing pregnancy (less than a 1% chance).

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