U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Conyers, GA
A 20-year-old female asked:

am i able to get pregnant anytime semen is injected into me? or only when i'm ovulating? and does it matter how much gets inside me?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Confusing question: You can get pregnant on any day of your cycle and it only takes one healthy sperm to get you pregnant.That said, you have increased chances of pregnancy if a full load of millians of healthy sperm are delivered to your internal structures around the time of ovulation. Sperm are only capable of doing the job within 1-3 days and if there is no egg they are lost.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Similar questions

Selma, NC
A 20-year-old female asked:

Can i get pregnant if semen was in my underwear and i was ovulating?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Is it likely to get pregnant from pre-ejaculate when not ovulating? Would there be a possibility of pregnancy?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Playing the odds.: The concentration of sperm in pre-ejaculate is much lower than in ejaculate. If the sexual intercourse was distant from ovulation that makes pregnancy less likely. The bottom line is that even if there is a small chance of pregnancy, if you don't want to become pregnant, don't play games with the odds. Use protection consistently if you aren't ready for pregnancy.
OR
A 22-year-old female asked:

While I was ovulating, my boyfriend and I dry humped with clothes on. Could I be pregnant from this? He said he didn't ejaculate.

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
No.: Since sperm cannot swim through clothing, getting pregnant while clothed would be very unlikely. Sperm exposed to air lose their ability to swim and can only live a few hours or less. Wearing or touching clothes with dry semen cannot lead to pregnancy.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Oct 7, 2013

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.