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15 Jan 2004

can i fall pregnant?
Im 21 years old and not a a stupid girl or so i thought...I've been going out with my boyfriend who is 28for quite some time now..we have never has sex even up to dat because i feel im not mature ebough to handle the implications physically emotionally and menatlly,im too scared of falling pregnant,aids etc.
It is a decision that he supports as well, and we realise there are other means of pleasing eacother without actual sex or penetration. I do howver know thatthat doesnt mean that one musn't take precautions or be careful...we shared an intimate experience the other night..he was naked but i has my underwear on...I know that underwear doesnt always serve as a protection barrier so i am a bit scared because he didnt have a condom on..i knowit only takes one sperm to to reach the ovum and that could be that..that really scares me..am i being paranoid?i just have alot going for me and i am a persoon who has there prioroties right and their head screwd on right so it really freaks me out that i could let one night of passion ruin things...my boyfriend who obviously is much more experienced than myself has tried to tell me not to worry but suggested i seek professional advice if i was still worried hence me writing to you..I was also menstruating and was using a tampon..can this make a difference..please excuse my ignorance but id much rather ask a question however dumb it may seem than remain in the dark.. i know you are not a therapist..i just wanted an answer froma medical point of view an felt more comfortable getting an answer from a women than a male...i wait for your response in anticipation..
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

If you had a panty on as well as wearing a tampon, pregnancy is extremely unlikely.

Best wishes
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