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had a tampon in but not on bc, Possibility of pregnancy?

Hey everyone, I'm just curious about the possibility of being pregnant in this situation.

I was with my boyfriend Friday evening and we were messing around. There was no actual penetration and I am unsure how much actual contact was made(we were standing in the shower and essentially grinding so it was had to tell). He didn't finish at that point but I'm considering the possibility of precum. I was/am on my period and had a tampon in but am not on birth control. He didn't have a condom on at the point either. Thoughts, please?
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replied November 29th, 2012
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Having sexual contact or intercourse during your periods/menstrual bleeding usually does not result in pregnancy, (as the chances of egg being present in your system is nil during menstrual bleeding). Look out for development of any other new symptoms. Wait and watch for your next usual periods. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, 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 visiting your gynecologist to get started on suitable regular birth control measures to be protected (after your periods). Be regular with birth control use as instructed. Avoid having unprotected sexual contact if not ready for pregnancy. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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