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once sperm is dry is it dead sperm or does it still have the ability to make a woman pregnant?

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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: Dead stuff doesn't wake up and live again -- it's not like plants vs zombies. If you're having unprotected sex you need to get some basic sex education before you get yourself into trouble with an unwanted pregnancy or an std!
Answered on May 1, 2013
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