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how long does sperm live after ejaculation

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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Not long: Only about an hour.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Back to School?: A female is fertile during ovulation not during her period. Sperm that are left in the vagina during the five days leading up to ovulation are the sp ... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Up to 5 days: Sperm can live up to 5 days in the vagina. Ovulation occurs 14 days before a period starts and a woman is fertile 5days before and 5 days after ovulat ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Nature: It doesn't. Why?
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
20 years experience Geriatrics
Few hours: Sperm can survive in cervical mucous in the female genital tract for days. Outside of the body in semen, a few hours,
A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Disintegrate in time: Think of sperm as a package of DNA, a battery, a motor, and a propeller. Once the battery runs out, they are "dead in the water." Inside a guy, leftov ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: Upon where it is. If it's inside your body, it can last for several days. Outside the body only minutes to hours.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
3-5 days: Is how long semen usually survives within the vagina.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Only up to few hours: As a rule as soon as semen dry the sperms are dead it can be few minutes to few hours depending on the humidity and temperature of the envoirenment in ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Till first urination: Sperm can not survive in the urethra beyond that.
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