pre-ejaculate


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pre-ejaculate

A clear, colourless, viscous fluid which seeps from the penile meatus when a male is sexually aroused; it is similar in composition to semen, but lacks sperm.
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For example, some participants considered withdrawal to be ineffective because they believed that pre-ejaculate generally contains sperm:
Some participants believed that withdrawal is not reliable because pre-ejaculate fluid contains viable sperm--a belief that has not been supported by research.
Men do not always know when ejaculatory fluid begins to seep out and even ahead of a perceptible orgasm, pre-ejaculate (which includes sperm) is released and is enough to get a woman pregnant.
I am amazed at how many young people can recite the dangers of pre-ejaculate, when in fact there is some dispute about whether pre-ejaculate contains any sperm and if it does how it got there.
Likewise, a woman is at risk if she gets infected semen or pre-ejaculate on her hands then touches herself.
Also, there are significant numbers of sperm cells in the pre-ejaculate that can lead to pregnancy.
Men do not always know when ejaculatory fluid begins to seep out and even ahead of a perceptible orgasm, pre-ejaculate, which includes sperm, is released and is enough to get a woman pregnant.
The erroneous statement that pre-ejaculate contains viable sperm continues to be repeated in the literature on contraception.