If youre choosing anal sex out of a desire to avoid pregnancy, its important to know the facts. Can you get pregnant from anal sex? Strictly speaking, the answer is no, and anal sex is an. with anal sex, sexually transmitted diseases (stds) are a much bigger worry than pregnancy. The risk of getting an std like hiv (the virus that causes aids) is even higher with anal sex than vaginal sex. Thats because the lining of the rectum is thin and can tear easily, allowing infection to get into your body. can you get pregnant from anal sex? We know, it sounds like a ridiculous question at first. But people do wonder, even if the likelihood of pregnancy is very, very small. Can you get pregnant from foreplay? Touching and caressing, even while naked, is not likely to cause pregnancy. However, it is important to use protection, particularly when genitals are involved. Its not possible to become pregnant from anal intercourse when the penis is inserted into a partners anus. But pregnancy can occur if semen is spilled into the vagina or into the vulva during any kind of sex. You cant get pregnant from sitting on a mans lap while he is wearing pants.