A 33-year-old female asked:

If the sperm on finger have to be inside vagina to cause pregnancy why other sources say that even if its around vagina or touched the vulva it will cause pregnancy? why are they giving false information and scare us ?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 42 years experience
Not sure who your sources are, but it's really simple: actual intercourse without contraception can result in pregnancy. No intercourse, no pregnancy.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Is it true that touching the vulva with finger contain sperme wont cause pregnancy ? Only if you insert the finger deep inside vagina can cause pregnancy ? Because Ive read that touch outside vagina wont cause anything it should be inside ?
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A female asked:
Gynecological can washing out the vagina vulva reduce chance of pregnancy at all if sperm comes in contact with vagina vulva ?
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