This forum is for questions and support regarding relationship issues such as: Abstinence, Arousal Problems, Birth Control, Cohabitation, Commitment, Communication, Couples Counseling, Desire /Lack of Desire, Sexual Technique.
Is it possbile for sprerm to travel through clothing? My boyfriend and I were making out and were laying on each other, ocassional rubbing occured. I am not positive if he ejaculated or had pre-*** i didnt notice anything but I couldve missed it. We both had all our clothes on (i.e him= boxers and jeans me= panties and jeans) , so if by chance he did is there anyway it could get through our clothing ? I am a little worried. I've seen some sites that said it is definitley possible, and then other valid sites with Dotors and PhD's saying it is not. I'm hoping to get some further input
It's highly unlikely that sperm could get through clothing, even if the clothing gets wet with the semen that is protecting it.
Sperm is actually very fragile. It dies very quickly, and doesn't move very easily even though it has a tail. It needs semen to survive; and inside your body, it needs moisture to help propel it to the Fallopian tube where it meets the egg.
Remember though that Cowper's Gland fluid ("pre-come") can contain sperm; and although it's not as easy for pregnancy to occur, it certainly does happen.
So be sure to protect yourself from both pre-come and ejaculation by using risk reduction.
I know you are worried, and I hope this helps ease your worry. If you want to set your mind at ease, invest a few dollars in a home pregnancy kit just to prove to yourself that you're not pregnant.
I'm not surprised that you are finding sites where there is inaccurate information. I suspect they have an agenda of trying to scare you into not being sexual. However, sexual pleasure is your right, and there are many pleasurable things you can do that don't put you at risk for pregnancy or disease. So I'm glad you asked me.
And when you're ready to take the responsibility of penis-vagina sex, remember to play hot and play safe. Best of luck. Dr. J
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.