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A 20-year-old female asked:

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

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Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 35 years experience
Depends where: In vagina, womb or elsewhere.
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Rockford, IL
A 17-year-old female asked:

Can sperm survive more than 5 days?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Sperm: I assume you bean inside of your body? That is thought yo be the limit.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
How likely is it for sperm to live for 5 days in vagina ?
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Possible: If they lived that long would be low probably of pregnancy.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Can sperm survive in a women for 16-20 days?
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 21 years experience
Unlikely: I learned 3 to 4 days. The acidic environment of the vagina can be lethal to the sperm as well. Good luck.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Out of millions of sperms can some sperms survive more days than usual i.e 20-30 days and cause pregnancy ?
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
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A 43-year-old female asked:
How likely is it for sperm to live more than a week, . 9 days , once inside a female?
Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Unlikely: We usually assume the sperm can survive up to 6 days, if conditions are favorable. 9 days would be unlikely but is certainly not impossible.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
One dr replied saying the least fertile time is day 1-7. Isn't this when u r most fertile especially since sperm can survive up to a few days?
Dr. Andrew Silverman
Fertility Medicine 51 years experience
Fertile period: Sperm survive for 3days, so if you have unprotected sex within 3 days of ovulation you could conceive.
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