Precum or pre-ejaculation is a colorless fluid that comes out from the penis during sexual intercourse. The pre-ejaculatory fluid is secreted before ejaculation and it acts as a lubricant making it easy for sperm to pass through the urethra. Aside from that, this fluid neutralizes the acidity of the urine in the urethra that can harm the sperm.
Quick question: Does anyone actually know anything about precum? While everyone thinks they know what it is, no one really knows what it is. While precum has likely been in your sexual vernacular since middle school it's confusing, like many things sex-related.
To understand the likelihood of pregnancy from precum pre-ejaculatewe first have to define the effectiveness of the pull-out method, the presence of sperm in precum, and for whom the withdrawal method is and is not recommended. No sperm, no problem. The withdrawal method is generally not considered a very effective form of birth control.
It is also important to wear a condom during all sexual contact to help reduce the risk of both pregnancy and STIs. In order for someone to get pregnant, semen needs to come into direct contact with the vagina. But even if someone does not ejaculate in the vagina, there is still a risk of pregnancy.
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Withdrawal also known as 'pulling out' is when the man removes his penis from the woman's vagina before ejaculation. This prevents the semen from entering the woman's body. However, even if the penis is withdrawn before ejaculation, pre-ejaculate fluid may contain sperm cells that can cause pregnancy and it may also contain organisms that cause sexually transmitted infections STIsincluding HIV.
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Before men climax, they release a fluid known as pre-ejaculation, or pre-cum. Pre-cum comes out right before semen, which has live sperm that can lead to pregnancy. Read on to learn how and why.
If you regularly use withdrawal as a contraception method, pre-ejaculate fluid is something you may want to know more about, especially if you are not planning a pregnancy or are worried about HIV and STIs. Read a quick round-up on the important things you should know about pre-ejaculate fluid. The fluid acts as a natural lubricant during sex. Pre-ejaculate fluid can carry bacteria and viruses.