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is there a chance of pregnancy rubbing genitals?

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me and my girlfriend were rubbing genitals a few nights ago, is there a chance of pregnancy?


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replied November 30th, 2012
Getting Pregnant Answer A40722
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Chances of pregnancy cannot be ruled out completely if semen or pre-cum has come in contact with vagina (either with genital contact/fingering/intercourse), especially if she was close to or during fertile days/around ovulation time at time of sexual contact. If fertile mucus had been present at time of intercourse, sperms can stay alive for 5-7 days and fertilize the egg upon ovulation. After ovulation, egg has only 24-48 hours to get fertilized. She should have considered taking emergency contraception within 48 hours of intercourse if she is not ready for pregnancy. If pregnancy is suspected, look out for development of any new symptoms suggestive of pregnancy. She should consider visiting her doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation if she develops any other symptoms, or if periods do not start within 10 days of her expected period dates. 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.
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