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me003
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i know i can get pregnant off pre cum but what i would like to know is what r the chances of that??/ and can i get some info on the ubject...also i am irregular so i wouldnt reAlly know if i was or not ive been this way ever since it started 3 years ago y am i still irregular??/ i know u can skip because of not eating right and stress...finally when do signs start to show(vomiting ect) and if i take a test in three dats and it comes up positive can i still take a contraceptive and will it work???

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Ashy
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When posting, please try to use correct spelling and grammar so that your posts are easier to understand.

First of all, pre-ejaculate can contain sperm, so it definitely can get you pregnant. There's no percentage that we can give you to compare the pregnancy risk between semen and pre-ejaculate, but we have a handy risk assessment chart here: What's The Risk? - Five Easy Pregnancy Risk Assessment Flow Charts

It may take a few years for your cycle to start being more regular, and you're right about stress and other factors leading to irregular periods.

There are *no* signs (vomiting, headaches, whatever) of pregnancy except for a pregnancy test.

Pregnancy tests are not effective until 10 days after unprotected sexual activity or the first day of your missed period.

Since you have a lot of questions, I recommend reading Am I pregnant?) thorougly and carefully. It should answer most of your questions, and if you want more information, you can post again.


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logic_grrl
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quote:
can i still take a contraceptive and will it work???

I'm not quite sure what you're asking here. Once you're pregnant, taking a contraceptive pill will not make the pregnancy go away.

Emergency contraception works (basically) by preventing a fertilized egg from implanting in the uterus, which is why it needs to be taken within 72 hours after an incident of unprotected sex.

But if a pregnancy test taken at the right time shows you are pregnant, then your choices are abortion, adoption, or keeping the baby.


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