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tbear9
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3 days ago I was fooling around with a guy and we didn't have a condom and I'm not on birth control. He rubbed his penis on and around my vagina and stuck the head in a couple times (I had never done anything like this before, so enough for it to hurt). His penis was down there for a while before trying to enter completely and I said no and we slowed down from there. I was fine and the next day I woke up worried about the possibility of getting pregnant. I did some reading about pre-ejaculation and that it isn't something you can feel. What should I do? Is this something that is likely or am I worrying too much?
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Karybu
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There is always a risk of pregnancy with direct genital contact, but without ejaculation, that risk is fairly low. However, you're still within the time frame when emergency contraception (the morning after pill) could still be effective, so that's an option if you want to reduce your risk even further.

STIs are also a concern, and are really the higher risk here: a full screening in a month or so and then another one six months after that would be a good idea.

Happy to help you find somewhere to get EC if that's something you think you'd like.

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tbear9
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Is EC suggested in situations such as this?
This happened on Monday morning.

I have talked to my mom about getting an appointment for a screening, so I'm clear concerning that part. Thank you.

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Karybu
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Whether or not you get EC really depends on how comfortable you are with this level of risk. If you know that pregnancy is absolutely not something you would be comfortable risking right now, EC would be a good idea. You do need to decide soon though, because EC is only an option for the first 120 hours after a risk, and the sooner it's taken the more effective it is.

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