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A 18-year-old male asked:

My girlfriend was on her period and the 2nd day we didn't have sex but was close and may have gotten some precum on her. she stopped her period the 6th say and now is spotting. can she be pregnant?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
See below: Preganacy is always a possiblity. Purchase a home pregnancy test. These become positive at about the time youd start your next expected period. If negative, repeat in 1 week.
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Last updated Nov 26, 2012

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