A 24-year-old male asked:
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How long can sperm last? And can it live in your mouth and under your fingernails?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Sperm lives a : Very, very, short period period if in the mouth or under the nails. Even in the perfect environment it would only live a few days. So don't fret.
Answered on Apr 12, 2020

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