I pre-ejaculated on my hands after touching my girlfriend's vagina three to four days post her period. Can this cause pregnancy?

Q. Is it possible to get pregnant without penetrative sex?

Answered by
Dr. Richa Agarwal
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on May 08, 2023

Hello doctor,

I touched my girlfriend's vagina and pre-ejaculated on my hands after 3 to 4 days of her period. Does this cause pregnancy?



Welcome to icliniq.com.

I read your query and can understand your concern.

As per your description, these symptoms could be due to hormonal imbalance but it could be due to pregnancy also (though the chances are very very low). But as you missed your period it could be an anovulatory cycle (due to hormonal changes) or due to pregnancy (if precum contained sperm).

You should do a home urine pregnancy test after seven days of your missed period date or blood beta hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) testing to rule out pregnancy right now. If pregnancy is not there, it could be due to hormonal imbalance and you can wait and watch for your menses, or can take progesterone for withdrawal bleeding. Get your thyroid profile and hemoglobin test also for any hormonal changes.

Hope found this useful, feel free to ask for more information.

Thanks and take care.

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