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A 18-year-old female asked about a 20-year-old female:

I had the withdrawal method 8 days before expected ovulation date. could i get pregnant?? i'm really scared, explain this? plz help.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Vaginal intercourse: eight days prior to ovulation would be unlikely to cause pregnancy. BUT, why are you taking this type of risk? If you want to avoid pregnancy than either use adequate protection (not withdrawal) or don't have sex.

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