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srk20
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Quick question. My boyfriend just ejaculated and washed his hands with bar soap. Right after him I washed my hands with the same bar soap and then without drying my hands, I washed my vulva and felt inside my vagina and touched my cervix. Immediately after I washed my hands again with the same soap and warm water (not sure how well i eashed the soap off though) and got worried because my boyfriend told me he had used it to wash his hands. Just wanted to know if sperm can survive on a bar of soap like that and still be viable. Could I have transferred it to my hands from the bar of soap when I touched myself?
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Please help! I can't find this answer in any of the articles [Frown]
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Hi srk20. This article DOES cover situations like this:

Pregnancy Scared?

Do you want to maybe go over why you think the articles DON'T cover your situation (because really, they do)? How about you go through that article and copy and paste the bits that you think DO apply to your situation, and see if you can come to any conclusions about a potential risk based on that?

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Have you not had any kind of sex at all (and were not sexually assaulted), but are worried because of something like touching a partner's hand then touching yourself, or using a towel that may have had dried semen on it? These kinds of scenarios do NOT pose risks of pregnancy. Sperm and ovum need specific conditions in which to co-create a pregnancy, and these ain't them.


I guess that would be the section closest to my case but I'm confused because everything that I've read talks about washing semen off with soap and water but I'm confused because I don't know if the soap itself could have had semen on it from my boyfriend using it before me since he picked it up with the hand he had ejaculate on. Since this is bar soap, I'm concerned that I didn't wash the semen off properly after I used the soap and I also didn't dry my hands before touching inside my vagina. My situation is so strange that I can't even find any relevant questions on the boards- they are all only about washing with soap and water, nothing about whether the soap itself could have semen on it.

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So the kinds of transfer that that section of the article talks about applies to ALL objects, including bars of soap. In all of those situations, you're talking about small amounts of ejaculate being transferred from place to place, and as the article makes clear, that does not pose risks of pregnancy.

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