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Pregnancy , ejaculation , and the withdrawal method

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Hello,

My husband and I had sex this past Sunday (May 15th). We used the withdrawal method (I know, bad move on our part. It was just a spur of the moment deal and we got carried away). He did not ejaculate. Two days later I began to experience a sticky light brown mucous like discharge. It would only show up occasionally after I used the restroom and it was always just a small sticky string or clot, similar to what my cervical mucous tends to be minus the brown tinge. My last period was very near the end of May, so I figured that I may have been ovulating at the time that we had sex.
I feel so disappointed with myself for acting so foolishly with my husband. Neither of us are even close to being ready to have children and we are usually so careful about using protection. Ironically, I had planned on checking out my local Planned Parenthood to investigate birth control options next week when I have some time off from work.
Thank you for any information you can provide me!


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replied June 20th, 2008
Menstruation Answer A4298
If your husband didn’t ejaculate inside you, you can’t get pregnant. The problem is that you can never be sure if he really didn’t ejaculate inside you. The symptom you are mentioning (light brown mucous discharge) is not a symptom of pregnancy.


You may want to do a pregnancy test at the end of June.



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