Description:There are many other questions surrounding the odds of pregnancy, such as can you get pregnant from dry sex. Check out the FAQs about getting pregnant. More properly, it is called pre- ejaculatory fluid or pre- ejaculate. The pre- ejaculate lubricates and clears the urethra before ejaculation and ensures that acidic urine is not present in the urethra. If one of the purposes of precum is to clear the urethra, it is reasonable to suspect that one of the things in the urethra might be semen. Obviously, the chances of pregnancy are lower when the man withdraws before ejaculation, so it is one method of birth control that has been used for centuries.