ZocdocAnswersDoes pre-ejaculation have sperm?

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Does pre-ejaculation have sperm?

Some say it does some say it doesn't. Help?

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That is an excellent question and one that you should discuss with your primary care doctor or other medical professional. If you are asking this question because you are using withdrawal as a form of birth control, then it is important that you discuss this with your primary care doctor because there are other forms of birth control that have much more ability to provide for contraception than the withdrawal method. The options include condoms, IUDs, birth control pills and multiple combinations of these. It is also important that you discuss this with your doctor because he or she will also discuss with you the importance of being aware of sexually transmitted diseases and the ways to avoid these. It is important that you are aware of your partners' sexual history and have an open discussion regarding sexual history and possibility have them tested for sexually transmitted diseases. It is important that you discuss with your doctor the importance of being safe when it comes to sex, due to the risks of unwanted pregnancy as well as the risk of sexually transmitted diseases.

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