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Are there any documented cases of pregnancy through incidental/nonsexual contact with semen (I.e. touching money, doorknobs, other common items)?

Are there any documented cases of pregnancy through incidental/nonsexual contact with semen (I.e. touching money, doorknobs, other common items)?

Not in real life: In real life, that does not happen. No worries. Of course, touching objects can transmit diseases such as norovirus diarrhea. That's why it's good to wash one's hands after using toilet facilities. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it possible to have pregnancy symptoms 5 days after contact??

Is it possible to have pregnancy symptoms 5 days after contact??

Too early: A couple of possibilities... some of the early "pregnancy symptoms" can occur in non-pregnant women; or a woman was already pregnant from the month before. So, if worried, can wait for the next normal regular period or can check a home urine pregnancy test. Tests are very accurate about 3 weeks after sex (after when conception might have happened). ...Read more

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What causes pregnancy? With deep body contact with partner without penetration causes pregnancy?

What causes pregnancy? With deep body contact with partner without penetration causes pregnancy?

Sperms in vagina: You can not get pregnant without male sperms entering the vagina. If there is no penetration or contact with the spermatic fluid with the vaginal opening you can not get pregnant. But contact with the penis with vagina or rubbing at the vaginal opening, there is an outside chance of getting pregnant as some preejaculation fluid may contain sperms. ...Read more

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I am 26yrs n planning to hve pregnancy n sexually contact since 8 months bt still I did not get any positive results what shd I do?

I am 26yrs n planning to hve pregnancy n sexually contact since 8 months bt still I did not get any positive results what shd I do?

It is time: To consult with your obstetrician. Both of you need to go to determine if there are medical health issues preventing you from conceiving. Your OB may refer you to fertility specialist if indicated. ...Read more

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With in how many days pregnancy will be confirmed after sexual contact?

With in how many days pregnancy will be confirmed after sexual contact?

Before next period: One-to-two days before your expected period is the time you can start testing, regardless of when you tried. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the chances of pregnancy if semen come is into contact with the vaginal opening?

What are the chances of pregnancy if semen come is into contact with the vaginal opening?

There is a chance.: If semen or pre-ejaculate (pre-cum) comes into contact with the opening of the vagina or the vulva, the sperm may survive and travel up the vaginal canal, through the cervix, uterus and fallopian tubes. If a girl or woman is ovulating, or about to ovulate, there is a possibility that the sperm can fertilize an egg in the fallopian tubes, resulting in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy change your eyesight? I wear disposable contact lenses and I need to get some new on

Does pregnancy change your eyesight? I wear disposable contact lenses and I need to get some new on

Yes: Hormonal fluctuations can affect the shape of the cornea. If you buy contacts (disposable), buy only enough to get you through gestation. ...Read more

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Gynaecology questionIftakes 30 mins fastest forsperm to reach egg, canshowering or wiping reducechance of pregnancy at all if semen come in contact wit?

Gynaecology questionIftakes 30 mins fastest forsperm to reach egg, canshowering or wiping reducechance of pregnancy at all if semen come in contact wit?

"Washed away": Semen is designed t stay in the vagina without interruption to maximize motility and fertilization. The process of getting up in less than 30 minutes and walking to the restroom or showering will cause a loss of semen and is not recommended if trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Are abortive pills safe for pregnancy of 25 days? Or should I contact to some doctor?

Are abortive pills safe for pregnancy of 25 days? Or should I contact to some doctor?

No abortive pill OTC: The otc (more correctly behind the counter) plan-b is not an abortive pill--it is an emergency contraception intending to prevent pregnancy when used within 72 hours after intercourse. If you are already pregnant at nearly 4 wks now and don't want to continue with the pregnancy, please consult your doc or planned-parenthood facility for care so that you can be monitored appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

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Docs, could a blood pregnancy test be wrong even after 5 weeks since last contact?

Docs, could a blood pregnancy test be wrong even after 5 weeks since last contact?

Not unless: The test was defective or done wrong. If not sure you can test again, but the tests are very accurate. ...Read more

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If semen comes in contact with vaginal area does showering or wiping prevent pregnancy?

No: It only takes 1 sperm to fertilize an egg resulting in pregnancy. See doctor and get on birth control. Use condoms as a backup measure and to protect from STD's. ...Read more

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If you are pregnant and wish to get on methadone through pregnancy is the obgyn required to contact cps?

If you are pregnant and wish to get on methadone through pregnancy is the obgyn required to contact cps?

Discuss with your OB: Methadone can be used to treat patients during pregnancy. It is generally recommended to start treatment as early as possible for the best outcomes. Your provider may initiate treatment in an inpatient setting to monitor for side effects and how you respond to starting dosages before outpatient management. You may also connect with support staff to ensure you and baby get proper prenatal care ...Read more

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Had qualitative serum pregnancy test, 30 days after last sexual contact. Negative result. Is that accurate already?

Had qualitative serum pregnancy test, 30 days after last sexual contact. Negative result. Is that accurate already?

In general yes: However, I would recommend to check blood hcg, e2, p4, and fsh. These tests will help you to find out why you are 30 days late of your period. ...Read more

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If sperm comes in contact gets near with vulva can showering, wiping reduce chance pregnancy at all?

If sperm comes in contact gets near with vulva can showering, wiping reduce chance pregnancy at all?

No: It will help, but will not reduce chances to aero percent as the sperm will swim into the vagina before the "wiping/showering" occurs. ...Read more

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If you have your period and don't have any sexual contact afterwards, is there any chance of pregnancy?

If you have your period and don't have any sexual contact afterwards, is there any chance of pregnancy?

How to get pregnant?: To get pregnant one must have exposure to semen in the vaginal canal on the days just prior to ovulation or on the ovulation day. Otherwise one cannot be pregnant. You are 23 years old. I really would hope for you to take the time to learn the very basics about your body, your cycles and when you are ovulating on your cycle so that needless worry can be discarded. ...Read more