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how long would it take for a drop of precum to dry up, or be dead? outside the body. on hands, especially if you are touching other objects after?

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Here are some ...: Specific study to address the concern in this Q has been lacking. But considering the highly fastidious requirement for sperm survival, a drop of pre-cum will dry and sperms - if any - will die in 10-30 minutes but depending on the size of a drop and its environment. Nonetheless, if worrying about pregnancy, do HPT in a wk after missing period and repeat it in a wk if the 1st was (-) & still...
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