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A 23-year-old female asked:

is it hard to get pregnant? could it be enough with sperm on my hands if i touch here vagina?

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Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not hard: Fortunately / unfortunately it is very easy to get pregnant in most women. Perhaps at age 23, it would be unfortunate to have an unplanned pregnancy. In answer to your question, you can not impregnate yourself with sperm on your hand if you were to touch your vagina. Talk with your doctor about birth control options for someone currently taking warfarin. There might be options, such as an iud.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Possible, not likely: If sperm enters the vagina, conception can occur. It is generally assumed that many sperm are required to achieve conception.

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