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A 22-year-old male asked:

What are the chances that this can cause pregnancy: sperm or precum that were on hands (that touched a penis) penetrating thru two layers of clothes (leggings and underwear)?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Unlikely: Sperm has to enter the vagina in order for conception to occur. I feel that in the scenario you describe, pregnancy is extremely unlikely to occur unless your hands actually came in contact with your vagina.
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Last updated Sep 11, 2019

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