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A 21-year-old female asked:

What are the odds of becoming pregnant due to pre-ejaculate fluid? fyi, partner is 58 years old, heavy drinker and smoker, and under weight. i am not currently taking birth control, but i plan to start?

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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Risky: There is always a risk. It doesn't sound like the risk is great, nevertheless it exists. Keep in mind that, unlike women, from the cradle to the grave, males remain fertile (continuously produce sperm). You might want to consider Plan B contraception (assuming you're not ready for pregnancy).

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Last updated Oct 25, 2020

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