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Sperm osmotic shock

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Osmotic shock: Sperm could not live in water for a prolonged period of time. But having sex under water does not prevent pregnancy.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Sperms are very fastidious for their survival so submerging in water will spoil their needed cozy environment like inside semen for survival. But, don ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spermicide ?: Tap water is definitely going to create an osmotic deficit when contacting living cells, but it is not sufficient to kill sperm effectively, so pregna ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
High volume antigens: During the iui, you are being exposed to a large amount of "foreign" material very quickly. With sex, the vagina delivers the sperm to the cervix slow ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Need testing: If you low sperm count, you need an evaluation to determine the cause. It may be a hormonal problem, obstruction, or failure of the testicles to make ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. D Elan Simckes
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Sperm death: Well, this is got to be one of the more unusual questions here. I'm wondering in what context you want to know. Sperm, like any living tissue requires ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Squirting ?: No there are no sperm or eggs when this occurs.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
Under microscopy.: A semen sample is first prepared for microscopic analysis and then loaded into a chamber called a hemocytometer. Variations of this device are also us ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
DEPENDS: On how often that man has been ejaculating lately. It tends to thin out a bit the more frequently it comes out.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
37 years experience Fertility Medicine
Lifestyle : Seek urological evaluation. No alcohol. No recreational drugs. Boxer shorts. No steroids. Review any prescription meds with the doctor. On line there ... Read More
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