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A 23-year-old male asked:

i touched a little sperm on my partner. then i washed my hands with just water no soap. then i wiped my hands off on my t-shirt. as well as a blanket. we then waited 10-15 minutes and i then fingered my partner. should i be this worried of pregnancy?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
While you are not at risk of pregnancy from this episode, your behavior is putting you at risk of pregnancy and STDS. Visit this site for guidance on safe sex: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/safer-sex-guidelines Get HPV vaccine Use contraceptive all the time, every time. Wish you good health!
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Pregnancy is not possible in above circumstances. Contraception remains otherwise key in avoiding undesired pregnancy and associated anxiety, specifically when intercourse becomes possible.

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