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A 23-year-old male asked:

Is the short and panty (clothes) can be a barrier to prevent a sperm to become a cause of pregnancy? the sperm is on the other clothes and in the hands but if my hands and clothes touches the vagina of a woman (with clothes), it can cause pregnancy?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Pregnancy is not possible in above circumstances, fabric acts as mechanical protection. Contraception remains otherwise key in avoiding undesired pregnancy and associated anxiety and when intercourse is likely to occur.
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
No
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Last updated May 7, 2022

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