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Pregnancy Incidental Contact
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
Gynaecology questionIftakes 30 mins fastest forsperm to reach egg, canshowering or wiping reducechance of pregnancy at all if semen come in contact wit?
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
Not unless: The test was defective or done wrong. If not sure you can test again, but the tests are very accurate. ...Read more
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
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
Can I trust a less than 1 beta hCG test result 11 weeks after last physical contact? Is there any chance of pregnancy?
Trust it: Your HCG level is essentially zero...you are not pregnant. ...Read more
If a really tiny trace of sperm or maybe a small amount were to come into contact with the clitoris, could pregnancy occur?
If in the vagina-yes: Not unless it entered the vaginaGet a more detailed answer ›
Is pregnancy possible if there is a direct contact of the penis to the anus for a minute? And the penis wasn't directly aimed at the anus.
My hCG level was <2 five weeks after my last contact. A week later I re-tested blood to be sure and hCG is negative. Can I rule out pregnancy?
Yes: If five weeks after your last sexual encounter the HCG was less than 2, you are not pregnant. ...Read more
If sperm comes in contact gets near with vulva can showering, wiping reduce chance pregnancy at all?
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
How much stringy/mucus like discharge during pregnancy is normal before I should contact my provider? (at 32 weeks)
You should contact: Contact your provider now so your provider can decide as you want to make sure your cervix is not trying to open up too soon which could casue premature rom, or premature labor both of which you want to try to avoid. ...Read more
My friend's boyfriend ejaculated outside her vagina, but the semen came in contact with the vagina. What are the chances of pregnancy?
Unprotected: Unprotected intercourse is not a good idea. Just before a man ejaculates there is a small volume of fluid called the "pre-ejaculate" which contains a very high concentration of sperm. The man may not know that this has happened and the female is at very high-risk of pregnancy should this be her fertile period. ...Read more
How high is the risk of pregnancy if genital contact was made without penetration or protection until the male ejaculated. Just grinding.
Well, first off when: The penis grinds against the vulva - it would not be unheard of for a portion of the penis to slip into the vagina. Second - pre-ejaculate may contain no sperm, low concentration of sperm and in some individuals the sperm count may be high. The fact that the male had not ejaculated does not guarantee safety. Third - sperm deposited either in the vagina or at the introitus (tissues in area at. ...Read more
Virgin. Pregnancy possibility from swimming with guy friend?, felt a stream in the water. Clothes on, no sex contact should I take preg test?
Keep on swimming: Even marine mammals like dolphins and whales can't get pregnant without having sex. We humans have no chance at all, if the dolphins and whales can't do it. Swimming, especially swimming several times a week, is good exercise and will keep one's mind and body healthier. ...Read more
Penius is rubbed up against ur jeans while partner is also wearing jeans and underwear (no vag contact or ejaculation of any kind) can pregnancy occur?
Hi, my partner and I made a contact last July 21. She had her menstruation August 31-September 4 but she is noticing some signs of pregnancy. Is it possible that she gets pregnant?
Dr. Is pregnancy occur without penetration, no ejaculation and no direct contact but just kissing vagina?
Can pregnancy be caused by sperm on the underwear that may have had little or no contact with the vagina?
Gynecology If sperm comes in contact or near vaginal area can showering or wiping prevent pregnancy at all?
No: It is not like a "whiteboard" that can be erased without any message being visible again. Spermatozoa have a "disturbing tendency" to "swim" once in contact with moist vaginal tissues and away they go headed to "nirvana". (the uterus) ...Read more
Could urine that have sperms in it, if left on the toilet seat and somehow come in contact with someone vagina cause pregnancy?
Here are some...: Considering the high fastidious conditions for sperm survival, the described scenario would impossibly allow sperms to survive and move to reach your Fallopian tubes to fertilize a waiting egg at right time under right physiological setting. In fact, based on what I've known, no study has ever been designed and conducted to address your specific concern. So, your odd to conceive is likely zero... ...Read more