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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Sperm survival: Sperm under ideal conditions can survive for 2-3 days. Washing with soap will kill them.
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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: Known to us, not every imagined scenarios have all tested. But considering the fastidious requirement for sperm survival, your described scenario shou ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: You get rabies from an animal bite or exposure to its saliva on an open skin lesions.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
I wouldn't go so far: as to recommend this (hydrogen peroxide is not completely benign if used frequently on the hands), but here is a reference that suggests spermatoa are ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nir Hus
Dr. Nir Hus answered
15 years experience in General Surgery
Sperm killer: yes.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Sperm fascination: Yes. Of course. How could it be otherwise?
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Thorough washing with ordinary soap will inactivate sperm.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: By history, apparently physical irritation played an important role in inducing the reported result after masturbation; so stop its use & seek eva ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Low risk: Low risk, unless you have an open wound and blood from someone with a known blood-borne pathogen. The risk is still less than being injected with that ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably, yes: Probably yes, but what's wrong with washing with soap and water for bacterial protection.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: Soap and water instantaneously kills HIV.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Definitely with detergents or alcohol. Sperm can live for some period of time on untreated hands.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: If you have arthritis, the cold may make your joints feel stiffer and more painful, but cold water does not cause arthritis.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Very quickly: If they are on an external surface. Actually, sperm are not that aggressive -- they're pretty nonviolent creatures. You usually don't have to massacre ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes it does: Also kills the sperm!
A 100-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Dryness: Raw skin comes from dryness. After cleaning and drying hands , apply a moisturizer[even crisco or vasaline will help.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
To actually wash : Stuff off of hands- soap and water. The hand sanitizer just kills germs - it isn't designed for removing gunk off of hands.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitzi Scotten
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: I think both are adequate as long as they are done correctly. I am not sure there has been a lot of studies in this area but I do know that soap and ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Its a good start.: Wash thoroughly with warm water and soap. Typically about 5 minutes should clean the hands.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: Soap and water will remove the sperm from your hands. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and m ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Yes: Rinse it do not use scrub it will scratch.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: It can still get infected from bacteria on the scissors or on your skin surface. You did all the right things so you have done everything you could t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: no need
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