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How long do sperm live in women

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Days: I have learned that sperm can remain viable within the female genital tract for three days, but this is old knowledge. Let's see what other doctors h ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Up to 1 week: That is an interesting question. Although sperm have been reported to live up to 1 week inside a woman's uterus, sperm are most capable of living and ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Roseff
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Sperm are said: To live for about 72 hours, on average.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe all are right: Nobody knows how long a specific person's sperm will survive in a specific person's body, on a particular day, after certain activities, and before ot ... Read More
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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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Whittam
15 years experience Pediatric Urology
72 hours: About 72 hours.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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Average Work Week: Oh, about the same as the average work week.Five days.Pretty good. At minimum wage. Comfortable warm environment.But, it's an uphill climb.Only a few ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
34 years experience Fertility Medicine
72hours: Likely only capable of producing a pregnancy for 48 hours or so. No guarantees though and likely is variable even with the same male on different occ ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Around 3-5 days: If sperm containing semen is deposited into the vagina, sperm can live up to 3-5 days or even longer, if the mucous in the vagina facilitates movement ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Three to four days!: Three days usually, four days absolute max!
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Few days: sperm can survive up tp 4 to 5 days
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