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Tap water kills sperm

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Your described scenario should carry a zero odd to conceive in considering the high fastidious requirements for sperms to survive, move, and swim up c ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No worries: A good washing with water will do just fine in rinsing away sperm. Soap is optional, but using soap is ok too. That said, many things are possible in ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Unprotected exposure: While unlikely, this could certainly result in pregnancy. Presumably you understand that the possibility of introducing sperm to the vagina introduce ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: A good washing with water will do just fine in rinsing away sperm. Soap is optional, but using soap is ok too.
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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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Sperm: Sperm last outside the body one hour.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Not from tap water: Many things are possible in life. The chances of catching brain-eating amoeba from tap water in the U.S. is so unlikely that the answer is "no". If th ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ebola Virus: No - chlorinated water will not kill Ebola.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mirella Mircescu
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Under disinfected: Sometimes the level of disinfectant decreases due to pipes on land and warmer conditions and then Naegleria can survive but you cannot be infected wit ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
8 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Hi, Thank you for your question. I use a neti-pot and have been using only tap water to clean it. I have been using it for years with no problems. B ... Read More

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