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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Hot H2O kills sperm.: Hi Karina 0626 Yes, sperm cells are quite delicate and need to be ejaculated IN the vagina, as close to the cervical os (opening) as possible for them ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Nemiro
44 years experience Fertility Medicine
Awhile: Sperm typically lives 3-4 days in the reproductive tract in the cervical mucus but there are reports of it living up to 10 days. Sperm only lives in ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Sperm survival: Sperm can live for 48-72 hours in the female genital tract and can fertilize an egg if ovulation happens. Some reports show sperm living as long as 5 ... 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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Inside vagina: ...Can live 3-5 days.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Opsahl
42 years experience Fertility Medicine
Perhaps a week: Sperm can live for an unusually long time inside the female reproductive tract. Usually they do not survive but for 2-4 days. If you are trying to avo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Holden
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Spermatogenesis: 120 days.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Sperm: average of 72 hours.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Depends where: In the cervix/uterus/tubes they can live up to 5 days (max). However, most only live 24-48 hours.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
No limit: There is no limit; if you are trying to conceive, then as long as you can. The longer you have it, the greater the chance of the sperm swimming upstr ... Read More

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