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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Nobody knows...: Nobody knows because nobody does research on such scenarios. Just imagine all the possible variations of this scenario that would have to be looked at ... Read More

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Please see below: Inside a woman's body, sperm can live for up to five days depending on the conditions. If you have unprotected sex even a few days before your partner ... Read More
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Dr. Craig Smith
34 years experience Urology
Usually minutes : Q: how long do sperm live? A: in general, sperm can live in the right environment for up to 5 days. The right environment would be inside the uterus ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 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 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Little while: Depends on moisture, temperature, etc., but can reasonably survive for a few hours.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Can survive: up to 5 days.
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Not long,: Plus i don't know of anyone who's become impregnated through their toes.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Up to 7 days: Sperm live on average 3-4 days, but can live as long as up to 7 days.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
How do you know?: How do you no that no mucus or hospitable environment is available. Don't know when mucous is "fertile" and when it isn't. Sperm can last up to 5 days ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
5 days: 5 days if the mucus is inside your vagina. Hours if it is outside your body.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Best condiitons?: The vagina is actual "terrible" conditions for sperm, the ph is too acidic so they die quickly. No one can say for sure "how" quickly, but most should ... Read More

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