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A 25-year-old female asked:

how long does a sperm live in a female body ?

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Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
General Surgery 39 years experience
Around 3-5 days: If sperm containing semen is deposited into the vagina, sperm can live up to 3-5 days or even longer, if the mucous in the vagina facilitates movement of the sperm into the uterus and fallopian tubes. The mucous is most hospitable around the time of ovulation.

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After sperm enters body can a woman feel it producing?

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Dr. David Sneid
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Producing what?: No, sperm are very quiet and sneaky and you won't even know they're there unless you become pregnant.
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A 17-year-old female asked:

How long can sperms live inside the female body?

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Few days: sperm can survive up tp 4 to 5 days
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A 38-year-old male asked:

What is the average lifespan of a sperm inside female body?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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3 to 5 days: Sperm ejaculated in woman's vagina can live in womwn's cervical mucus or upper genital tract for 3 to 5 days
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A 19-year-old female asked:

How long can sperm stay inside a female body for?

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Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Up to five days: Sperm can live up to five days depending on the environment and conditions of the reproductive tract.
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A 32-year-old female asked:

Can a female body reject certain sperm?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
"Allergies", yes: Yes, there are some women who do in fact have "allergies" to the vaginal deposit of sperm. by mobilizing their own immune system to phagocytize (trap and kill) the sperm. It is not very common but is a source known fertility issues.

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