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Is it Possible to get Pregnant by Hand??

By November 7, 2009 - 12:17pm
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Okay: I'm 23, had sex for the first time on Oct. 25th. I am on BC, but was on the 'reminder' pills pertaining to that day. Guy wore a condom, but prior to us having sex, I performed oral.....and I'm not sure if pre-cum was on my hand or not. Well, after we had sex, he went into the bathroom, however I inserted my hand (the same one I used performing oral on him) inside of me, stuck it in my mouth, and went back down on me. Two days later, I got my period...things seemed fine. NOW, I'm a little worried that I might be pregnant.....I'm feeling bloated, gassy, my discharge is like, watery, a little nauseous, and a little emotional. I WILL be taking a Preg. test this week coming.

(sorry for the "details").

I know it's a silly question to ask, but is it possible that I'm pregnant?

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Thanks! Reading the comments have put me at ease....and has physically made me feel better....but I will go as planned with the test.

I will keep you posted. :)

November 7, 2009 - 6:25pm
(reply to Key)

Your other option (instead of taking a pregnancy test) is to just wait until your next period. There is just not a chance of pregnancy from all of the factors you indicated:
- taking birth control pills, so you had protected sex
- used a condom, and therefore, a "double" protection from pregnancy
- length of time semen was on your hand (sperm is very fragile, and if you had semen on your hand during foreplay, then had sex for at least a few minutes, it is unlikely that the sperm would have lived more than a few minutes. Sperm only lives a few minutes outside of a body.)

Plus, most importantly: having a period after sex indicates that you are not pregnant. It is the absence of a menstrual period that may be a sign of pregnancy. You can consider your menstrual period your best "pregnancy test" that you are not pregnant.

All of these factors combined means that you are not pregnant from this previous sexual encounter. Congratulations on using safer sex practices, and be sure to keep using your pill and condom for best chances of preventing pregnancy!

November 8, 2009 - 8:12am
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You can't get pregnant if you are taking your BC pills as indicated. You don't ovulate when you are taking the blue sugar pills anyhow.

November 7, 2009 - 1:41pm

Oh NO!! I wasn't hoping for ANY conception at ALL. I did it (the hand thing) b/c it was my first time, and well..there was discomfort. Apparently I wasn't thinking......::embarrassed:: :((

Thanks for the comment. :)

November 7, 2009 - 1:36pm
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