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our underwear was damp, could i get pregnant?

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My boyfriend and I haven't had sex for a year. We began to mess around by rubbing our areas together ad he wore boxers and I wore my underwear. we were dry humping but our underwears were both damp. My period is 5 days late and I took a pregnancy test but it came out to negative but ive also been having horrie cramps and no peroid along with some backpain. Please I dont know if i could be pregnant or not. I need help.

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replied September 9th, 2011
Getting Pregnant Answer A26655
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The sperms cannot swim through fabrics (unless it is thin and very lightly woven and there is ample vaginal wetness). If you suspect direct contact with semen/pre-cum at any time during your sexual contact, (and if the sexual contact was after finishing with your periods and during your fertile days), chances of pregnancy cannot be ruled out completely. If you were not ready for baby you should have considered taking emergency contraception within 48 hours of the unprotected sexual contact to prevent pregnancy. Wait and watch for your next periods (as sometimes periods can also be delayed due to stress, changes in lifestyle, hormonal changes, etc for 5-10 days which is considered to be normal variation). 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 develop any new symptoms suggestive of pregnancy. If pregnancy gets ruled out and if you intend to remain sexually active, 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.
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