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Spring, TX
A 18-year-old female asked:

Can you get pregnant the day after your period, if you partner didn't ejaculate?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Tillett
Urology 23 years experience
Probably not: Its possible, because sperm may be present in the urethral secretions that occur before ejaculation, although it is unlikely (but not impossible) to become pregnant immediately after one's menstrual period. That said, a safer way is to use a condom!

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Last updated Dec 28, 2012


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