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Is sperm dead if wiped off

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dead as a doornail: Yes, the sperm are dead. Fresh sperm die the minute they dry out.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Don't understand?: ? What you are asking. Assume worried about pregnancy from sperm on hands? Dry hands would most likely equate to dead sperm. There is no guarantee ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Dead: The hand sanitizer would render the sperm dead- there is no risk of becoming pregnant.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
I'm confused...: How do you know your sperm are dead?
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Most certainly.: Dead.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Not aware of any tablet per se to help with sperm viability or production.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Not sure..., but...: Some studies showed the electrostatic effect from polyester fabric shorts affects sperm count & motility, but not to the degree of 100% necrosperm ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
No: Tadalafil has no negative effects on fertility or sperm counts.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection?: Sometimes prostatitis can cause this, so if there are any bacteria in the semen, may be a course of antibiotics may help. See a urologist as appropria ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No.: If all of the sperm are truly dead, then having a child may not be possible. However, having just a small number of live sperm can lead to having a ch ... Read More

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