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Rockford, IL
A 17-year-old female asked:

Can sperm survive more than 5 days?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Sperm: I assume you bean inside of your body? That is thought yo be the limit.

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New York, NY
A 20-year-old female asked:

How likely is it for sperm to survive for 5 days?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 33 years experience
Depends where: In vagina, womb or elsewhere.
Canada
A 29-year-old female asked:

Is it rare for sperm to live for 5 days?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Yes: That would be longer than expected, even in the most hospitable environment.
A 29-year-old female asked:

Does sperm really live five days?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Only if: They're frozen. Sperm in the vagina/uterus/tubes can last up to 48 hr or more, but only under the best of circumstances and favorable environments.
A 38-year-old member asked:

How can sperm live for 5 days if it leaks out?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Would not: Anticipate that sperm exposed to air outside of vagina would survive for five days.

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