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how long does sperm survive on skin

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.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
58 years experience Urology
See remark: It is hard to predict,usually sperm cant survive on dry surface for long...and can't live long under nails. Once they are dry,they are DEAD for good
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darren Mack
11 years experience Urology
Varies: It is possible to become pregnant if live sperm are transferred from outside the body to inside, however that likelihood diminishes with time as the e ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
I doubt : There are any, at least health-wise.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: I will say "yes". It dies pretty quickly even when in the vagina, let alone when exposed to the skin or air.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal sperm: You have described a normal shaped sperm and normal morphology which will have no negative impact on fertilization capabilities.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No one doing that that i know of commercially for pts.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See below: Sperm morphology is poorly understood. According to the The World Health Organization guidelines, at least 4 percent should have a normal shape. Thoug ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Semen and Skin: Nope. Not at all. I do not know where you got this myth but it is indeed a doozy. Warm water and a gentle soap is the best for your acne. You family ... Read More
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