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I am a bit worried that there is a chance I could be pregnant. I was with a guy,but didn't have sex,but he ejaculated on my stomach and wiped it off me and wiped himself with a tissue. I was wearing underwear and short jeans all the time but we did continue making out after that but he did not once touch my vagina. Is there a way that sperm could have come near my vagina and get me pregnant? I have always thought that you can only get pregnant if you have sex and the penis goes directly into the vagina but I am still scared.
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replied July 16th, 2012
Sexual Health - Women Answer A37130
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Pregnancy does not result unless pre-cum or semen has not come in contact with vagina during your fertile days/ovulation time. There are no studies to prove that sperms can pass through clothing/fabrics. Wait and watch for your periods/withdrawal bleeding. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). If pregnancy gets ruled out, and if you are not ready for pregnancy, but intend to remain sexually active, you should consider getting started on suitable regular birth control measures to be protected (after your periods). Avoid unprotected sexual contact within 2-3 weeks of getting started on hormonal contraceptive (as most of the hormonal contraceptives start giving you effective protection after 2-3 weeks). Be regular with birth control use as instructed. Avoid having unprotected sexual contact if you are not ready for pregnancy. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet.
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