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if my hands were dry for at least a half an hour after semen on them is the sperm all dead. is there any chance of pregnancy?

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Here are some ...: Yes, most likely, they were all dead because sperms are very fastidious for survival; so, the odd to conceive is almost zero. But, no known contraceptive methods have ever offered 100 % success; if in doubt, always do HPT soon after missing the regularly expected period; if (-) / in doubt, repeat it in 1-2 weeks. More concerned? Ask gyn-doc timely. Best wishing ...
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Here are some ...: The scenario described poses an almost zero odd to conceive in considering high fastidious requirement for sperm survival. But, realize no contracepti ... Read More
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Don't understand?: ? What you are asking. Assume worried about pregnancy from sperm on hands? Dry hands would most likely equate to dead sperm. There is no guarantee ... Read More
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