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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
No: Sperm is very fragile and won't survive the stress of any environment outside of the body.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Um, WHAT?: Intravaginal semen (/sperm) routinely survive 3-5 days, if that is what you are trying to ask. If not, need to re-ask with more detail as to question.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Unless they've been frozen i liquid nitrogen for storage.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Sperm: I assume you bean inside of your body? That is thought yo be the limit.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gayane Ambartsumyan
20 years experience Fertility Medicine
Few days: Generally a couple of days although can survive up to 5 days.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Sperm can last up to 72 hours in the vaginal vault. Hope this helps!
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Unlikely: I learned 3 to 4 days. The acidic environment of the vagina can be lethal to the sperm as well. Good luck.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: In some settings they would be inactivated almost immediately & others they may survive fro minutes/hour or so. They do not survive if they dry ou ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Depends where: In vagina, womb or elsewhere.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Semen: During workups for infertility we usually recommend that semen be examined within a 30 minute window. Semen loses viability very rapidly outside the b ... Read More

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