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A 25-year-old female asked:

How likely is it that i could get pregnant 5 days before ovulation using the pull out method.** tmi alert** i was very dry afterwards?

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 41 years experience
Very small: The events that you described will most likely not result in a pregnancy. It is very unlikely that you could've conceived five days prior to ovulation.
Dr. Michael Opsahl
Fertility Medicine 44 years experience
Possible: The sperm can live for several days inside the woman. Ovulation is not easily determined or regular. Sperm sometimes escape the man before he completely ejaculates. So, it is possible for you to get pregnant under the conditions you mention though low likelihood. Use better contraception to be safe. Good luck.

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