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Thursday, April 2, 2015
Can I get pregnant?
Hi my question is the following: is it possible to get pregnant if i am ovulating and by accident my boyfriend touched the outside of my vagina with his hand which had a little bit of semen. This happened without penetration, thank you for your time.
It is very unlikely since the amount of semen needs to be great and it needs to be deposited deep in the vagina. Having said that, I would say nothing is impossible and you should be thinking about what better you can do to prevent pregnancy if you are this close to having penile-vaginal intercourse.
Thomas A deHoop, MD
Formerly Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Medical Student Education
No longer associated