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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 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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Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Almost certainly!
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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.
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Test: The only way to be certain is to have it tested.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not the best option: because quality of tap water can vary. It could contain chemicals or even germs.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Educate yourself: about the quality of the tap water where you live. This way you will have a better idea of it's safety. Take care.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: Depends upon why the water is discolored. Why would you drink such water to begin with.? If the discoloration is from a toxin that will cause diarrh ... Read More

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