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A 36-year-old male asked:

What are the chances of pregnancy from wiping buttocks with cloth that had semen on it? can sperm migrate into the vagina from buttocks?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
No chance at all. Not the ideal form of birth control but certainly will work. Don't worry.
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
Chances of that happening are extremely slim. Sperms have to be deposited in the vagina. Sperms are very' finicky' and dont stay alive on the outside for long.
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Last updated Jun 22, 2021

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