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Is there sperm in precum

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Sometimes: There can be sperm in "pre-cum" so it is best to always practice safe sex with condoms.

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Misinformed?: Semen comes from the prostate gland. There is only one prostate gland. Pre-cum is semen leaking straight from the prostate. Perhaps it is time to go b ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Sperm: Pre-cum is semen. It is the same semen that is ejaculated and carries just as much concentration of sperm as ejaculation does. Sperm have to be dep ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adeshola Ezeokoli
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: There is sperm in precum. please take a pregnancy test if you miss your period. Unprotected sex increases you chance of pregnancy, no matter when you ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Yes there is some sperm in the pre-ejaculate. It will vary from person-to-person.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Why: Why questions are often unanswerable in nature. God created it this way? Semen is designed by nature to keep sperm fresh and ready at any given momen ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: There can be sperm in cowpers fluid. That is why the withdrawal method of birth control is not effective.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pregnancy: Unprotected intercourse has a high risk for pregnancy and STD. If the man has not had a vasectomy, then the pre-ejaculate has a high likely hood of co ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No and No: Under normal circumstances only healthy, viable and motile sperms which are capable of entering a woman's cervix-uterus and tubes will fertilize an eg ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Some articles: Say that if sperm are in the urethra (left over from previous ejaculation) then yes there can be sperm in the precum. Having said that there is still ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Yeung
16 years experience Urology
Sperm reside in tube: Precum can have sperm in it because the sperm can still live anywhere in the urethra or ejaculatory ducts after your last episode of ejaculation.The p ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
No: Pregnancy can only happen if semen gets into the vaginal canal near the cervix.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
27 years experience Urology
Don't think so.: You're probably thinking about Clomid (clomiphene) which will stimulate your testicles to make more sperm. The volume doesn't increase that much.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Turek
34 years experience Urology
Not that we know of: Semen volume is driven by the seminal vesicle and its muscular contractility. We know very little about what effects this organ's performance during s ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Weber Chuang
24 years experience Urology
Cowper's gland: "precum" refers to the clear secretions from cowper's gland. This specific secretion does not contain sperm; however, during sexual activity, sperm m ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Got to test: There is no percentage involved here. If there is any chance for pregnancy you got to test. .
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farbod Farmand
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes pre-ejaculate can contain sperm.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Yes people can get pregnant in these cases, so wear a condom no matter what!
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Misinformed: Pre-cum comes from the prostate gland. The testes dump new sperm into the prostate gland as they make sperm. The fluid in the prostate gland keep sper ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unlikely, however...: Pregnancy is possible as sperm are present in "precum". It truly depends on the sperm exposure and location of contact. Any internal vaginal contact ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Proximity: + muscle contractions and local movement.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Small: There is a very small possibility that sperm is alive from pre-ejaculation after urination. The urine ph is very acidic and will not support the viabi ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
38 years experience Family Medicine
Pregnancy: There is a chance, though it would be low.
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