A 17-year-old female asked:
So i have been getting mixed answer it's about how dry sperm is dead sperm so like what if you have dried sperm on your hand an around the vagina can you sell get pregnant?my period was supposed to start 21st it's day two now am i just paranoid?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Sex risks: It is really important to learn about how one can become pregnant - before electing to be sexually active. If you are going to have sex as a teenager, make sure it is safe.
50 viewsReviewed Aug 24, 2020
Pathology 49 years experience
See below: If you are pregnant it is not from the dry sperm. Repeat the home pregnancy test in 4-5 days, unless you get a period by then. If you want to sort the issue sooner, see your doctor to get a blood test for HCG level.
Get HPV vaccine. Go on contraceptive before you get in a situation where you may have sex. If you do, have safe sex.
Wish you good health!
49 viewsAnswered Aug 28, 2020
Last updated Aug 28, 2020
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