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is possible that sperm could travel? test was faint positive

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My girlfriend and I were dry humping. She usually wear shorts and underwear while I\'m wearing jeans and underwear. I eventually ejaculated while she was sitting on me(we are both sitting at that time) and my jeans got wet. After that she missed her period for 3 months and we took a home pregnancy test and I was shocked when she told me the test was faint positive. It appeared around 6-10 minutes after she left it for bowel reasons but the reaction time given is 3 minutes. She told me she is not cheating on me. We took another test after 1 month and it\'s negative and another hpt 6 days after that negative and it also says negative. Now I am wondering if it is possible that sperm could travel through my underwear and jeans although i know it is wet going inside her(considering her shorts and underwear got a wet spot)? Do you think what happened is a false positive? her period doesn\'t arrived yet and it\'s already 4 months late. thanks for the answer.


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replied May 29th, 2013
Getting Pregnant Answer A43601
Hi,
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The urine pregnancy test should always be done on early morning first urine sample to get accurate results (pregnancy hormone HCG is believed to be in highest concentration in this sample, and you should avoid lot of fluid intake and caffeinated beverages in the night before taking the test), and results should be read within the specified time (to avoid false readings due to evaporation lines). There are no studies to prove that sperms can swim through fabrics (unless it is 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 her fertile days/ovulation time. Wait and watch for her periods. Look out for development of any new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. She should visit her doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation and assistance if she is having irregular periods or long gaps between periods. If she is not pregnant, the possibilities could include secondary amenorrhea due to obesity or increase in body fat percentage, brain or pituitary tumors, PCOS, ovarian suppression, premature ovarian failure, thyroid dysfunction, use of certain medications, changes in stress levels or lifestyle, hormonal derangements, etc. She should consider visiting her doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation (physical examination, blood and hormonal work-up, ultrasound scan) to look for the underlying cause. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help her get periods and regulate them. She should be in regular monitoring and follow-up with her treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. She should take adequate rest. She should drink plenty of water. She should maintain healthy diet and lifestyle. If pregnancy gets ruled out and if you are not ready for pregnancy, but intend to remain sexually active, you should consider getting her started on suitable regular birth control measures to be protected (after her periods). She should be regular with birth control use as instructed. Avoid having unprotected sexual contact if you are not ready for pregnancy.
Take care.


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