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Can I get pregnant if he ejaculates outside of the vagina?

Anytime semen is near the vagina—whether it’s on your boyfriend’s hand or on your clothing—there’s a possibility it could get inside and cause a pregnancy. Sperm live longest in warm, moist environments, like a woman’s body. In fact, after ejaculation, sperm can live in the vagina for up to five days (which is why you CAN get pregnant during your period)!  In contrast, sperm outside the body may only last minutes to a few hours because the semen dries out and the sperm die. Still, if you’re worried—or if your period is late—be sure to take a pregnancy test or contact a health care professional who can give you a pregnancy test. Need to find a health center? We’ve got you covered. And while you’re there, think about talking to your provider about more reliable birth control; you can get up to speed on all the options with our Birth Control Explorer.

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Can I get pregnant if I miss my birth control pill one time?

Incorrect use of birth control pills is a major reason for unintended pregnancies. The pill works best if taken at the same time each day every day. Your chances for getting pregnant depend upon when you missed your pill during your cycle, the number of pills you missed in a row, and if you had unprotected sex around the same time of your missed pill. If you miss a pill, it’s important to use a backup method of birth control if you have sex (like condoms) and—if you forget your pill a lot—think about talking to a health care provider about finding a more reliable, easy-to-remember method like an IUD or implant. Need to find a health center? We’ve got you covered.

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If the condom broke but I didn’t feel the sperm, could I still be pregnant?

Yes. Any time you have sex, there’s a chance that you can get pregnant. If the condom broke, even if you didn’t feel anything, sperm may have still entered the vagina. If you think you might be pregnant—or if your period is late—be sure to take a pregnancy test or contact a health care professional who can give you one. If it’s early enough after the condom broke, you might be able to use emergency contraception as a backup; emergency contraception or EC is a method of birth control that stops pregnancy from happening. It’s not meant to be used as your primary method of birth control—hence the name emergency contraception—but we all know that accidents (like the condom breaking) happen, so it's best to know about this method before you need it. Learn more about EC here.

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Can you get pregnant if you have sex during your period?

Absolutely—anytime you have unprotected sex—even during your period—there’s a chance you’ll get pregnant. Once in the vagina, sperm can stay alive for several days—that  means that, even if the last time you had sex was three days ago during your period, you could now be ovulating and therefore you could get pregnant. It’s kind of complicated, so just remember this: ANY time you have sex you can get pregnant, so always use protection. It’s super important to always wear a condom, and you should also use another form of birth control as well.

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Can I get pregnant if he ejaculated onto a waffle, and shoved it into my vagina while we were tickling each other?

Great question! If you ejaculate on or in any object and insert it into the vagina pregnancy is possible. Sperm can stay alive for up to six days in the body after ejaculation, if you are ovulating and an egg is released, it is possible that a pregnancy could occur. Here is a great a video about how pregnancy happens. 

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So my boyfriend and I were having sex and he came on top of my vagina, after he came, I wiped it off and washed off the top of my vagina . Can I still get pregnant ? 

 
Great question! If there is ejaculate (cum) inside the vagina, pregnancy is possible. Sperm can survive in the body for up to six days after ejaculation. If ovulation occurs during this time and an egg is released, a pregnancy can result. Here is a great video on how prengnacy happens. 

 

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Hi, my main question is can you get pregnant through two layers of clothing? I was hooking up with someone and he didn’t actually finish, but there was pre-ejaculatory fluid, he had his pants off, but I had leggings and underwear on. If the pre-ejaculatory fluid got on my leggings, near the vaginal area, could sperm have gone through both layers and into my vagina? I am on a combination birth control, but a few days leading up to this, had taken it an hour or two late.

Hi there! 

To answer your main question, no it's unlikely that you could get pregnant through two layers of clothing, while pre-ejaculatory fluid can contain viable sperm, it is unlikely that this would occur. 

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I have been on birth control for about 2 years now. I haven't had a period or any bleeding for about a year. Does this mean that my risk of pregnancy is drastically decreased?

Nope, your chance of getting pregnant is the same whether you've been on your birth control for 2 weeks or 2 years. While you don't mention the method you use, with most methods you are able to get pregnant as soon as you stop using it—which is why it's important to use birth control consistently. While having no period is a common side effect for some birth control, it doesn't mean you are any less fertile should you stop using your method. 

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I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend (the day before we had sex I just ended my period) and he didn't cum and he said that he wanted to pull out before he could pre-cum and he did, I didn't feel anything go in. What are some signs that I could be pregnant after 2 days?

Unfortunately, after only two days you wouldn't have any signs of pregnancy because you wouldn't be pregnant yet. Pregnancy begins when the ball of cells attaches to the lining of your uterus. This is called implantation. It usually starts about 6 days after fertilization and takes about 3–4 days to be complete. For a lot of people, the first sign of pregnancy is a missed period. Most pregnancy tests will be positive by the time you’ve missed your period, but not before. 

This is where emergency contraception comes into play. It's a method of birth control that stops pregnancy from happening. It’s not meant to be used as your primary method of birth control—hence the name emergency contraception—but we all know that accidents happen, so it may be your best friend in this situation. 

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What are the chances of getting pregnant right after your cycle and you didn't use protection, but he didn't cum inside me?

Anytime you have sex (especially if it’s unprotected), there’s a chance of pregnancy. Even if he pulls out before, there is still a chance. Sometimes guys have pre-cum (a.k.a. pre-ejaculate), which is a clear fluid that comes of the penis before ejaculation. Pre-cum may have sperm in it, meaning it could put you at risk for pregnancy.

Although the situation you described sounds unlikely to result in a pregnancy, you may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. (Hint: It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.) Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can I get pregnant if I'm on period?

Sperm can live inside you for anywhere from 2 to 5 days after you have sex. So if you have sex towards the end of your period you could conceive 4 or 5 days later. The probabilities of getting pregnant while on your period are low, but the possibilities are there. 

Better safe than sorry, so be prepared ahead of time with birth control. Use our Birth Control Explorer to learn more about all the methods available to you. It’s a great idea to use a super effective method like the IUD or  implantalong with condoms, so you’re protected against pregnancy and STIs.

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Can i get pregnant of i swallowed semen, but I drank soda afterwards? The fizzy is suppose to kill it.

Nope! You can't get pregnant by swallowing semen at all, so you're all good. But you are still at risk for STIs, which can be transmitted through any kind of sex—and some can be transmitted through something as simple as a kiss.

If you had had unprotected vaginal sex please know that douching (rinsing your vagina) with soda or anything else won't protect you from pregnancy. Only birth control can give you that coverage.  

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Can I get pregnant if he fingers me with semen on his finger?

Anytime semen is near the vagina—whether it’s on you or your boyfriend’s hand—there’s a possibility it could get inside and cause a pregnancy.  But the situation described is not one that is particularly good for sperm. Sperm live longest in warm, moist environments, like a woman’s body.  In fact, after ejaculation, sperm can live in the vagina for up to five days!  In contrast, sperm outside the body may only last minutes to a few hours because the semen dries out and the sperm die.

Your best best is to make sure you’re protected with birth control. There are so many birth control options, so check out our Birth Control Explorer and have a chat with your doctor to find a method that works for you.

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Can you get a girl pregnant if you cum inside of her and then another dude cums inside of her as well? Will she have 2 babies or one? Who would the father be?

Let's answer your questions one by one:

  • You can get a girl pregnant if you have sex without protection, yes. If you want to avoid having to worry about this, check out our birth control explorer
  • If she gets pregnant she'll likely only have one baby, but if she did have twins they would have the same father.
  • The baby's father could be either man she'd had unprotected sex with and the only way to know for sure would be a paternity test. 
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I missed two days of week three on my birth control and my boyfriend and I were fooling around on day two. He stuck it in only an inch and a half. He didn't come and it was only for a minute or so. I took my next pill the next day. Could I get pregnant?

The pill works by releasing hormones that prevent your ovaries from releasing eggs. The hormones also thicken your cervical mucus, which helps to block sperm from getting to the egg in the first place. It's unlikely that you're pregnant, but any time you miss a day of your birth control you open yourself up to risk. If you're really worried you could find a nearby clinic or Planned Parenthood to get emergency contraception

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Can I get pregnant if I haven't had sex, but just touching?

Pregnancy happens when a man's sperm meets with a woman's egg. If you're not engaging in any behavior that would result in that (penetrative sex, cum play, etc.) then nope, you can't get pregnant from just touching! 

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I'm on birth control and he didn't come in me, could I still get pregnant?

Birth control is effective 82-99% of the time (depending on what type of birth control you're taking) so if you're using/taking your birth control correctly you're most likely not pregnant. If you want to know for sure you can always buy a pregnancy test (for as little as a $1 at most grocery stores and pharmacies) to check. 

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It's been 8 days since I had unprotected sex. It was my first time, but he pulled out before ejaculation. Can I be pregnant? What should I do now?

Withdrawal (or the pull out method) is 78% effective as a form of birth control. But for it to work you need to be sure to be completely perfect every single time—no exceptions or else the risk of pregnancy is high. If you're interested in exploring other methods of birth control, check out our explorer!

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Can I get pregnant if he stuck the tip of his penis in me even if he had a condom on?

Condoms are 82% effective when used correctly. So if he was wearing a condom, but didn't come you're most likely not pregnant. 

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Four days prior to my period I had protected sex, he didn't pre-ejaculate or ejaculate. Two days later I got my period, which started off a little brownish but it's still reddish. Can I be pregnant?

The likelihood of getting pregnant right before your period is extremely low. And since you're period has now started that likelihood has now fallen even more. 

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My girlfriend and I were alone yesterday and having foreplay. We didn't have sex, but by chance I ejaculated outside her pussy. Is there is any chance for pregnancy??? What should I do now to stop pregnancy???

It sound pretty unlikely that your girlfriend is pregnant. Your semen would have had to move into her vagina and through the cervix and uterus into the fallopian tubes. To prevent this worry next time, you and your girlfriend should check out our birth control explorer

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Can I get pregnant if our genitals touched, but he’d didn’t come or penetrate me?

Without semen, there is not pregnancy. So if you're sure that he didn't come then you're likely in the clear. It i s possible that he had some pre-cum (a.k.a. pre-ejaculate) near your vagina though. While it has less than regular ejaculate, pre-cum may have sperm in it—meaning it could put you at risk for pregnancy. I'd recommend you check out our birth control explorer to see what options you have to keep yourself safe going forward. 

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Can you get pregnant if just the tip goes in?

Pregnancy is possible whenever semen enters the vagina. So even if you didn't achieve full penetration, there is a chance you could get pregnant. Although the situation you described sounds unlikely to result in a pregnancy, you may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. (Hint: It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.) Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can I get pregnant if he went in just a couple of times?

Whenever there's semen present (in either cum or precum) there's a chance of pregnancy. So even if sex didn't last for very long there's still a chance of pregnancy. You may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. (Hint: It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.) Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can I get pregnant if I'm a virgin?

If there is ejaculate (cum) inside the vagina, pregnancy is possible. If you've never had penetrative sex (sex where a penis enters a vagina) then, no, you can't be pregnant. 

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My boyfriend's dick was wet with cum and he put it inside me. Can I get pregnant?

Great question! If there is ejaculate (cum) inside the vagina, pregnancy is possible. Sperm can survive in the body for up to six days after ejaculation. If ovulation occurs during this time and an egg is released, a pregnancy can result. Here is a great video on how pregnancy happens. 

You may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. (Hint: It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.) Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can I get pregnant if I have an irregular period cycle?

Having an irregular period may effect your ability to get pregnant, but it also may not. The only way to find out for sure is to go to a doctor and get tested.

Rather than take any uncessary risks, you should look into your birth control options and find a methods hat works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. (Hint: It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.) Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can I get pregnant from anal?

You cannot. Pregnancy occurs when semen enters the vagina and semen in the anal passage cannot make that journey. You can still get an STI (like HIV, syphilis, herpes, or gonorrhea) from anal, however. You can decrease the chances of being infected with an STD if a condom is used during anal sex. To learn more on how to protect yourself and your partner, visit the Know The Facts First website.

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Can I get pregnant if he ejaculated on the outside of my vagina then put his penis in me and had sex with me? We had sex 3 times in the same day and 2 times he ejaculated right outside my vagina and then put his penis in me one of the times, the other time he fingered me right after doing this. And he never came inside me. I'm also in my fertile window. Could I get pregnant?

Anytime semen is near the vagina there’s a possibility it could get inside and cause a pregnancy. Sperm live longest in warm, moist environments, like a woman’s body. Need to find a health center? We’ve got you covered. And while you’re there, think about talking to your provider about more reliable birth control; you can get up to speed on all the options with our Birth Control Explorer. You may also want to get tested for STIs. Better safe than sorry, right? Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can you get somebody pregnant by injecting into somebody's mouth?

Nope! Pregnancy occurs when semen enters the vagina and semen in the mouth cannot make that journey. You can still get an STI (like HIV, syphilis, herpes, or gonorrhea) from oral sex, however. You can decrease the chances of being infected with an STI if a condom is used. To learn more on how to protect yourself and your partner, visit the Know The Facts First website.

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Can I get her pregnant if I penetrated her raw post ejaculation?

Anytime semen is near the vagina—whether it’s on you hand or the outside of your penis—there’s a possibility it could get inside and cause a pregnancy. If you’re worried be sure to take a pregnancy test or contact a health care professional who can administer one. Need to find a health center? We’ve got you covered. Your best bet to prevent pregnancy is to make sure you’re protected with birth control, like a condom.

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Can I get pregnant if he ejaculates in my butt and it goes down to my vagina?

Anytime semen is near the vagina—whether it’s on your body or your boyfriend’s hand—there’s a possibility it could get inside and cause a pregnancy. While sperm outside the body may only last minutes to a few hours because the semen dries out and the sperm die, it may make the journey down to your vagina.

Your best bet is to make sure you’re protected with birth control. There are so many birth control options, so check out our Birth Control Explorer and have a chat with your doctor to find a method that works for you.

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Can you still get pregnant if he just like rubbed his dick on my vagina but nothing came out of him?

Even if he didn’t cum or penetrate you, there is still a chance you can get pregnant. Anytime semen (or pre-cum (a.k.a. pre-ejaculate), a clear fluid that comes of the penis before ejaculation) is near the vagina there’s a possibility it could get inside and cause a pregnancy. If you’re worried be sure to take a pregnancy test or contact a health care professional who can give you a pregnancy test. Need to find a health center? We’ve got you covered. And while you’re there, think about talking to your provider about more reliable birth control; you can get up to speed on all the options with our Birth Control Explorer.

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Can I get a girl pregnant if I cum during oral, stop and go pee, wait 30 minutes, and then stick my penis in just once?

Myth alert! Peeing does NOT kill sperm! There are a lot of misconceptions about sex, but it’s important to know the facts. Also, any time that semen is near the vagina it is possible to get pregnant. So even if it was just for a second or you didn’t ejaculate, there may be sperm in the pre-cum. This means that there is a possibility of pregnancy. That’s why it’s so important to wear a condom AND use another type of birth control if you’re sexually active. There are so many to choose from

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I was with this guy and when I was giving him head he came in my mouth, then we kissed with tongue and he gave me a lick out. Could I get pregnant like this?

Although the situation you described sounds unlikely to result in a pregnancy, you may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. (Hint: It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.) Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can I get pregnant if he only rubs his are on my area?

Even if he didn’t cum or penetrate you, there is still a chance you can get pregnant. Anytime semen is near the vagina—whether it’s on your boyfriend’s hand or on your clothing—there’s a possibility it could get inside and cause a pregnancy. Sperm live longest in warm, moist environments, like a woman’s body. Still, if you’re worried—or if your period is late—be sure to take a pregnancy test or contact a health care professional who can give you a pregnancy test. Need to find a health center? We’ve got you covered. And while you’re there, think about talking to your provider about more reliable birth control; you can get up to speed on all the options with our Birth Control Explorer.

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Can you get pregnant if you play with yourself and cum a lot?

Masturbation can be a great tool to explore your body, experience pleasure, and get to know your body and your orgasms better. But without a partner there's no chance for pregnancy. So feel free to enjoy! 

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Can I get pregnant if he didn’t come in me but probably pre-came, but I took a Plan B four hours later?

Emergency contraception can stop a pregnancy before it starts; it's meant as a backup plan, not regular birth control. It's likely that taking Plan B worked for you, but there are always variables that can change its effectiveness. If you're still worried, or if you miss your period, buy an over-the-counter pregnancy test or see a doctor. Need to find a health center? We’ve got you covered. And while you’re there, think about talking to your provider about more reliable birth control; you can get up to speed on all the options with our Birth Control Explorer.

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Can I get pregnant if I had sex on the second day of my period while taking birth control and he pulled out? (Some inconsistencies with taking the pill)

Great question! Withdrawal is way harder to get right than you might think. If the guy you were with didn't pull out in time it's possible you have ejaculate (cum) inside your vagina, and pregnancy is possible. Pregnancy is also possible because while you don't mention the method you use, with most methods you are able to get pregnant as soon as you stop using it. 

Although the situation you described sounds unlikely to result in a pregnancy, you may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Hint: It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too. Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can I get pregnant if I have sex on ovulation day, but he didn't ejaculate?

Sperm can live inside you for anywhere from 2 to 5 days after you have sex and it's hard to know when exactly you're ovulating because it doesn't happen at the exact same time every month. Likewise, even if it was just the tip or he didn’t ejaculate, there may be sperm in pre-cum.

So while the probabilities of getting pregnant may be low, the possibilities are there. Better safe than sorry, so be prepared ahead of time with birth control. Use our Birth Control Explorer to learn more about all the methods available to you. It’s a great idea to use a super effective method like the IUD or implant along with condoms, so you’re protected against pregnancy and STIs.

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Get you get pregnant if the condom slips off, but it slips off when she got off, but there was sperm inside the condom?

It sounds like pregnancy is a possibility, yes. You and your partner may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. (Hint: It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.) Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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My girlfriend got off her period 3 days before we had unprotected sex and she gets back on the pill after two days of having unprotected sex. Could I get her pregnant if I didn't cum inside her, she just got off her period, and she's back on the pill after two days of having unprotected sex?

Although the situation you described sounds unlikely to result in a pregnancy, you and your partner may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. (Hint: It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.) Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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He came before then wiped it off, we had sex again with another condom but that one ripped inside of me and his penis was exposed inside of me. Could I get pregnant?

Anytime semen is near the vagina—whether it’s on your boyfriend’s hand or inside a broken condom—there’s a possibility it could get inside and cause a pregnancy. You may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. (Hint: It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.) Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can I get pregnant if my cherry wasn't popped, but he still came in me?

Great question! If there is ejaculate (cum) inside the vagina, pregnancy is possible. Here is a great video on how pregnancy happens. This is true even if your hymen (AKA “cherry” — the thin fleshy tissue that stretches across part of the opening to the vagina) didn’t break. Everyone's hymen is slightly different, sometimes it breaks the first time you have sex, sometimes it doesn't, and sometimes it breaks earlier (like when you put in a tampon). Some people's hymens may never break. 

You may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. (Hint: It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.) Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Condom comes off penis and stays inside me?

That's a tough situation. Pregnancy is possible since it sounds like there's a good chance that semen spilled from the condom when it slipped off his penis. You may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too. Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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If a couple have sex regularly without using any birth control, what is their chance of getting pregnant within a year?

For couples under age 30 who have sex once a week and don’t use birth control, over 95% of them will be pregnant within a year. If that's not something you and your partner want, your best bet is to make sure you’re protected with birth control. There are so many birth control options, so check out our Birth Control Explorer and have a chat with your doctor to find a method that works for you.

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I had unprotected sex and I’m not on birth control. My boyfriend pulled out a few seconds before he started ejaculating and it got all over my stomach and before it got to make it to my area I grabbed a cloth that was next to me and cleaned it. I might have put the cloth down there just to make sure he didn’t ejaculate down there just in case and immediately after I went to clean myself in the restroom. Would it be smart to take the morning after pill? He said he pulled out on time which was true but I made a mistake and put the cloth down there but I wanna be safe.

Great question! If there is ejaculate (cum) inside the vagina, pregnancy is possible. Although the situation you described sounds unlikely to result in a pregnancy, you may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and get a morning after pill. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. (Hint: It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.) Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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I didn’t have sex, but I did suck my boyfriends dick and then right after with cum on his hand he fingered me, I’m scared I might have gotten pregnant because of it.

Anytime semen is near the vagina—whether it’s on you or your boyfriend’s hand—there’s a possibility it could get inside and cause a pregnancy. But the situation described is not one that is particularly good for sperm. Sperm live longest in warm, moist environments, like a woman’s body. In fact, after ejaculation, sperm can live in the vagina for up to five days! In contrast, sperm outside the body may only last minutes to a few hours because the semen dries out and the sperm die.

Your best bet is to make sure you’re protected with birth control. There are so many birth control options, so check out our Birth Control Explorer and have a chat with your doctor to find a method that works for you.

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Can I get pregnant if I’m not ovulating?

It is possible to get pregnant even if you're not ovulating. Usually ovulation lasts for one day (about two weeks before you expect your period), so if you have unprotected sex 12-24 hours after ovulation pregnancy is possible. But! Every woman's cycle is different and even in the sme woman, ovulation may not happen at the same time at every period.

There’s a ton of birth control methods out there to stop this from happening when you're not ready. So check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. Better safe than sorry, right? Have a chat with your doctor to find a method that works for you. Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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If sperm get inside you and after 2 days your period comes can you still get pregnant?

It is possible, yeah. Your egg can survive for a full day after ovulation and sperm can live for several days in warm, moist environments, like a woman’s body. So while the situation you described sounds unlikely to result in a pregnancy, you may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you.

There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. (Hint: It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.) Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can you get pregnant if he pulls out and comes and then you wait fifteen minutes and then he goes back into you? Both times with out a condom.

The pull out method is method is way harder to get right than you might think. And you have to do it perfectly every time—no exceptions—if you want it to work. The situation you desribe isn't ideal for sperm, which prefer warm, moist environments, but they can survive it. 

You may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too. Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can I get pregnant if he cums in me, but I don't cum?

Yes! If there is ejaculate (cum) inside the vagina, pregnancy is possible. Here is a great video on how pregnancy happens. 

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If a girl sucks a dick and swallow his cum wold the girl get pregnant like that?

Nope! Here is a great video on how pregnancy happens. 

While we don’t know the exact likelihood of getting an STI from oral sex, we do know that both people engaging in oral sex can spread or become infected with an STI. HIV, syphilis, herpes, gonorrhea, and chlamydia can all be transmitted during oral sex. You can decrease the chances of being infected with an STI if a male or female condom is used during oral sex. To learn more on how to protect yourself and your partner, visit the Know The Facts First website.

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What if he tried to put it in, but he already ejaculated and he never could get it inside me?

Even if he didn’t cum or penetrate you, there is still a chance you can get pregnant. Anytime semen is near the vagina—whether it’s on your boyfriend’s hand or on your clothing—there’s a possibility it could get inside and cause a pregnancy.

Although the situation you described sounds unlikely to result in a pregnancy, you may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. (Hint: It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.) Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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After sex I like to let my boyfriend empty the semen out of the condom all over my breasts and I scoop it up into my mouth with my fingers and swallow it but then what if I touch myself down below afterwards?

Even if he didn’t cum or penetrate you, there is still a chance you can get pregnant. Anytime semen is near the vagina—whether it’s on your hand or on a condom—there’s a possibility it could get inside and cause a pregnancy. Sperm live longest in warm, moist environments, like a woman’s body. Still, if you’re worried—or if your period is late—be sure to take a pregnancy test or contact a health care professional who can give you a pregnancy test. Need to find a health center? We’ve got you covered. And while you’re there, think about talking to your provider about more reliable birth control; you can get up to speed on all the options with our Birth Control Explorer.

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Could I be pregnant if I got my period 6 days late and only had it for 2 days?

It's possible, yes. If you're pregnant you may have something like a period, light irregular bleeding. But it shouldn't look like your normal period. But your period could be off from formal for other reasons such as stress, anxiety, or a change in wait. Better safe than sorry, you may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. They can help you be better prepared for the next time you have sex by helping you find a birth control method that works for you.

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Can I get pregnant if I swallowed my partners cum then after 10 minutes and a glass of water, I licked his fingers for him to finger me?

No, you can not get pregnant this way. Pregnancy is possible if sperm enters the vagina, pregnancy is not possible through swallowing sperm and it is impossible that the ejaculate that previously entered your mouth transferred to your partners hand to the degree that it could cause a pregnancy. You can prevent pregnancy and potential STIs during oral or penetrative sex by using condoms!

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Can I get pregnant if I'm on birth control an let my boyfriend jizz in me 4 times in a row?

Your chance of getting pregnant is the same whether you've been on your birth control for 2 weeks or 2 years. What matters is if you're taking it correctly. While you don't mention the method you use, with most methods you are able to get pregnant as soon as you stop using it—which is why it's important to use birth control consistently. If you are, you're likely not pregnant. If you miss a day or two with the pill or miss a shot then you might want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too. Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can I get a girl pregnant if I barely came inside her?

You can. Any time there is ejaculate (cum) inside the vagina, pregnancy is possible. Here is a great video on how pregnancy happens. That’s why it’s so important to wear a condom while having penatrative sex. 

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Can I get pregnant if he pulls out?

Overall, the withdrawal method is 78% effective. But this method is way harder to get right than you might think. He has to pull out before he ejaculates and you two must do it completely perfect every single time—no exceptions. This method also gives you no protection from STIs. 

There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too. Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can you get pregnant if you have sex in a hot tub?

You can still get pregnant (especially if you’re not using birth control) while having sex in a hot tub (or a pool). Despite the myths, the heat or chlorine will not kill sperm or make it more difficult for sperm to swim. There are a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to find your perfect fit!

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Can I get pregnant if I have sex once/twice a day or can it happen if I only did it once?

Having sex even one time is enough to get pregnant. And the more you have unprotected sex, the more likely you are to get pregnant. Any time there is ejaculate (cum) inside the vagina, pregnancy is possible. Sperm can survive in the body for up to six days after ejaculation. If ovulation occurs during this time and an egg is released, a pregnancy can result. Here is a great video on how pregnancy happens. 

There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too. Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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What's the chance of getting pregnant if you have sex without a condom once?

All sex is created equal. It could be your first or 81st time and you’re equally as likely to get pregnant.

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What if she told me to come in her and I did?

If you came inside of your partner without wearing a condom, pregnancy is possible as are STIs. If you used a condom then you're most likely protected from both of these. It's important to know if your partner is taking taking birth control. If so, great! If not, that might be something she should look into because again, pregnancy is possible as are STIs. This is why it's important to openly discuss birth control options with your partner before having sex. Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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If he just came inside of me, but I just got off of my period then how do I prevent pregnancy?

While it's not mean to be used as regular birth control, emergency contraception stops pregnancy from happening. It depends on the method that you’re using, but all the options significantly reduce the chance of pregnancy if taken within five days of unprotected sex. Learn more on our birth control explorer and check out the other options so that you'll be more prepared next time.  

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Can transgender people get pregnant?

They can! The specifics of how this would happen depend on a lot of variables such as: where they are in their medical transition, the sex of their partner (and where their partner is in their medical transition if they're trans as well), how long you've been transitioning, etc. Since we can't offer specific medical advice on the internet, we recommend that you talk to your health care provider if you have more questions. If you need help finding a health care provider or someone to talk to, you can check out our clinic finder

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What are the symptoms of pregnancy?

Every woman is different and the only way to know for sure that you're pregnant is by taking a pregnancy test. But a few common signs of pregnancy are: missing your period, having swollen/tender breasts, peeing more than normal, being more tired than normal, and morning sickness (being nauseous without throwing up). 

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Can I still get pregnant if he didn't pinch the end of the condom so he had enough room for the cum?

There is a chance that you could get pregnant, yeah. The reason the end of the condom needs to be pinched is to leave a reservoir at the tip for semen to sit when a guy comes. If that space isn't left there's a chance that his come could get pushed up and spill out of the top. Likewise, he should take the condom off pretty soon after he comes. If he gets soft inside of you there's a higher chance that his semen will spill out or the condom will slip off when he does pull out. 

You may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too. Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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If a girl isn't wet when a guy cums in her can she get pregnant?

While lubrication makes sex easier and more enjoyable for women, it doesn't interfere with their ability to get pregnant. Any time there is ejaculate (cum) inside the vagina, pregnancy is possible. Here is a great video on how pregnancy happens. 

There’s a ton of birth control methods out there to prevent pregnancy, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too. Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

If you're consistantly not gettingwet (or having an orgasm) when you and your partner have sex, consider talking to him to make sure you are on the same page. You deserve to receive equal pleasure from your sexual encounters as your partner. 

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Can I get pregnant if he comes and I didn't?

Unfortunately, whether or not you orgasm doesn't change how likely you are to get pregnant. If there is ejaculate (cum) inside the vagina, pregnancy is possible. Here is a great video on how pregnancy happens. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there to prevent pregnancy, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too. Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

If you're consistantly not orgasming when you and your partner have sex, consider talking to him to make sure you are on the same page. You deserve to receive equal pleasure from your sexual encounters as your partner. 

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Is it possible to have another guy's baby if my boyfriend cums in me vaginally and I swallow another guy's cum?

Any time there is ejaculate (cum) inside the vagina, pregnancy is possible. However, you can not get pregnant by swallowing cum. Here is a great video on how pregnancy happens. 

There’s a ton of birth control methods out there to prevent pregnancy, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too. Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

 

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Can u get pregnant when you're 12?  

If you have started your menstrual cycle, then yes, pregnancy is possible. In rare cases, it's even possible before then. Any time there is ejaculate (cum) inside the vagina, pregnancy is possible. Here is a great video on how pregnancy happens. 

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He said he didn't ejaculate and I don't know if I should believe him.

It may be that he's telling the truth (and we we hope that he is, because you deserve to have sex with people who respect you enough to tell the truth), but even if he didn't come, there's still a chance of pregnancy. 

You may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too. Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can I still get pregnant if he pulls out and I use emergency contraception after we had unprotected sex?

The pull out method by itself not super-effective. Withdrawal is difficult to get exactly right, especially consistently, since it requires a lot of self-control; you're probably smart for taking emergency contraception. So long as EC is taken within five days of when you had unprotected sex, it's likely that you won't become pregnant. But it’s not meant to be used as your primary method of birth control—hence the name emergency contraception, so you should check out our Birth Control Explorer to find a method of birth control that will work for you! It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too. Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can I get... re-pregnant? That is, if I'm already pregnant, can I get pregnant again?

If you're already pregnant than, no you can't get pregnant again at the same time.

You could, of course, get pregnant again after you have a child though. So if you think you're going to have sex again it makes sense to talk to your health care provider about birth control. There’s a ton of methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.

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Can a girl get pregnant from being drunk?

Being drunk won't make you pregnant by itself, but it may lead to you making more risky decisions than you would when you were sober; decisions like having unprotected sex. If you use birth control it can protect you from unplanned pregnancy. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.

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What are the possibilities you can get pregnant if the condom ripped outside?

Breaking condoms aren't as common as you may thing, studies say only about 5% of condoms rip or tear. Usually they break because they weren't put on properly. Watch this video on how to correctly put on a condom before the next time you need to use one. 

Even a small break is big enough for a sperm to get through so if a condom breaks and you're not using another form of birth control (like an IUD or the pill), you can use emergency contraception

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I had to go off birth control for a month because I couldn't get my refill. I had sex one time and he pulled out, but he came on my stomach and I'm afraid it was too low and may have made its way near my genitals. Normally I wouldn't be so worried, but because I was off the pill I'm kind of freaking out. Please help!

With the pill, as with most methods, you are able to get pregnant as soon as you stop using it—which is why it's important to use birth control consistently. Since you were off your medication, yes, it's possible that you could be pregnant. Although the situation you described sounds unlikely to result in a pregnancy, you may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can you get pregnant if you haven't started your period yet?

You can. Pregnancy isn't related to your period, but to ovulation. And the eggs that ovulate are inside you already. That means that if you have unprotected sex you're still at risk for pregnancy. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more and then talk to a health care provider about what will work best for you. It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too. Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our Clinic Locator.

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Can I get pregnant if my body is unhealthy?

The health of a woman's body can change the likelihood that she can pregnant and have a child, but since we cannot offer specific medical advice on the internet, we recommend that you talk to your health care provider. If you need help finding a health care provider or someone to talk to, you can check out our clinic finder

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How does teen pregnancy effect the teen father?

The same as teen mothers, a large number of teen fathers don't finish high school. There is also some research that suggests that the children of teenage fathers are more likely to have health problems when born than babies whose fathers are over 40.

This is why using birth control is so important. Being a parent is a huge responsiblity and if you and your partner aren't ready for it, it's important to protect yourselves from unplanned pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? So check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more.

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So my boyfriend and I were having sex one day the middle last month and he and I doing it for longer than 30 minutes but he didn’t use a condom I did feel the sperm, and he did come in me, that very same day while I was sleeping that night I was up in the middle of the night feeling sick throwing up a lot every night after that day is it possible could It be that I might be pregnant? I have been on IUD birth control for about almost 2 years now not quite. I haven't had a period or any normal bleeding for about a year now. I don’t know if it’s still in its place, could I possibly be pregnant? What do I do now?

Kudos to you for watching out for yourself and using the IUD!  If there is ejaculate (cum) inside the vagina, pregnancy is possible. Sperm can survive in the body for up to six days after ejaculation. If ovulation occurs during this time and an egg is released, a pregnancy can result. Here is a great video on how pregnancy happens.  

Although the situation you described sounds unlikely to result in a pregnancy, you may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. They could also tell you if your IUD is still in place. Better safe than sorry, right?

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Can I get pregnant if me and my bf are having sex and he wears a condom but when he goes to pull out the condom gets stuck inside of me and cum starts to come out and go down my butt but he immediacy takes it out and I go wipe?

Great question! If there is ejaculate (cum) inside the vagina, pregnancy is possible. Sperm can survive in the body for up to six days after ejaculation. If ovulation occurs during this time and an egg is released, a pregnancy can result. Here is a great video on how pregnancy happens.  

Although the situation you described sounds unlikely to result in a pregnancy, you may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right?  Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out our Birth Control Explorer to learn more. (Hint: It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.) Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in our  Clinic Locator.

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Can I get pregnant if his fingers had sperm and he was fingering me and all the sperm went inside my vagina ? It was all wet not (dry)

Great question! If there is ejaculate (cum) inside the vagina, pregnancy is possible. Sperm can survive in the body for up to six days after ejaculation. If ovulation occurs during this time and an egg is released, a pregnancy can result. Here is a great video on how pregnancy happens.  

 

If you're worried you may want to check in with a health care provider and get tested for STIs and pregnancy. Better safe than sorry, right? Plus, they can help you be better prepared for next time by helping you find a birth control method that works for you. There’s a ton of birth control methods out there, so check out ourBirth Control Explorer to learn more. (Hint: It’s a good idea to double up with a hormonal birth control method plus condoms, so you’re protected against STIs too.) Need help finding a health center? We’ve got you covered—just enter your ZIP code in ourClinic Locator.

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If I swallowed his ejaculate, when I pee it out is there a risk if it goes near my vaginal opening? Or are there no live sperm at all by that point?

When you swallow sperm your body digests it as if it were a piece of bread or a carrot. So when you use the bathroom there's no risk of pregnancy. 

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