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A 20-year-old female asked:

Hi my fiance and i had sex with a condom afterwords i touched his penis and without thinking scratched my vaginal lips and the opening of my vagina with that hand. there was no visible semen on my hand..... could i get pregnant?

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Dr. John Kirk
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Unlikely but ...: Very unlikely but not impossible. Usually the semen must be delivered to the upper vagina to have a chance at gaining access to the cervix. It is not impossible of course but relatively unlikely. Using the morning after pill may give you more reassurance, nonetheless.
Last updated Feb 4, 2021

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