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Is it possible for sperm to get through?

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My last period was from April 25th and lasted for about 5-6 days. On May 7th, I was with my boyfriend. And we had dry sex. Although I had underwear on, I was pretty wet. And his penis was outside his pants. I'm afraid if some pre-ejaculation came on my underwear near my vulva area. Is it possible for sperm to get through? Considering I was wet myself and it does stay alive in moist environments. Then, around the 17th of May, I've been feeling slight cramps. And a couple days ago, I've been feeling soreness and tenderness in my breast. And now I'm scared of possible pregnancy. I'm 22 years old, and in my 8 years of having my period, my breast have never felt this way. When pms-ing I would normally cramp, but my breast usually never hurt. Is it possible that your breast never hurt before, but hurts in later years (PMS)? Now I'm just waiting for my period. Praying that the soreness and tenderness of my breast is just me pms-ing. I'm really scared. Is there any possibility of pregnancy?

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replied May 22nd, 2014
Menstruation Answer A47370
Welcome to ehealthforum,
It is difficult to comment whether the symptoms that you describe are suggestive of PMS symptoms or symptoms indicating possible pregnancy, without examining you and going ahead with further evaluation. There are no studies to prove that sperms can swim through fabrics layers (unless it is very thin and lightly woven and there is presence of ample vaginal wetness). For pregnancy to result, pre-cum or semen should come in direct contact with vagina during your fertile days/ovulation time. Wait and watch for your periods. Look out for development of any new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation and assistance if you do not get your periods within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal bleeding. 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 periods). 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 care.

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