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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 27 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.

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