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worriestoomuch
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I have read all of your articles about the risk of pregnancy and just needed you to clarify something for me. If a person happened to become pregnant from fingering, there would have to be alot of fresh semen on the fingers correct? And even then a risk for pregnancy is still very low, right?
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Heather
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I'd say that a pregnancy from fingering would likely need to involve someone ejaculating into their hand, and then immediately rubbing that hand all over the vulva.

Even then, it'd be a far lower risk compared to vaginal intercourse, though.

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(And if it helps, in 15 years of doing this work, here and elsewhere, I have yet to ever have someone come and report they are pregnant due to only having engaged in manual sex. Ever.)

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