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Rapid response to:


The pill and women’s sexuality

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: (Published 25 January 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l335

Rapid Response:

Re: The pill and women’s sexuality

Large percentages of young girls who engage in sexual relations report persistent baseline inability to reach orgasm. [1][2]
Only additional sexual dysfunction should be investigated for possible correlation to oral contraceptive pills.

Competing interests: No competing interests

25 January 2019
Stavros Saripanidis
Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Thessaloniki, Greece