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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Most certainly.: Dead.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Once the fluid: is dried out, there are no viable sperm left.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dried sperm are dead: Wouldn't think any scientists are spending their hours picking through hundreds of guys' precum mucus to count the number of live and dead sperm. Rese ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: If the precum /sperm make it inside to the sheltered mucousy environment of the womb, they can live 3-4 days. If they dry out on a surface or object t ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: Dead stuff doesn't wake up and live again -- it's not like plants vs zombies. If you're having unprotected sex you need to get some basic sex educatio ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
21 years experience Urology
It's possible : Any unprotected sexual contact involving semen and the vagina may result in pregnancy. Dried semen may still contain live sperm. You should probably t ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Yes, most likely, they were all dead because sperms are very fastidious for survival; so, the odd to conceive is almost zero. But, no known contracept ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
35 years experience Gynecology
not dead: Likelhood of getting pregnant is low, but the sperm don't die as soon as they "hit the air".
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: The scenario described poses an almost zero odd to conceive in considering high fastidious requirement for sperm survival. But, realize no contracepti ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Don't understand?: ? What you are asking. Assume worried about pregnancy from sperm on hands? Dry hands would most likely equate to dead sperm. There is no guarantee ... Read More
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