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how long can sperm live? and where do they wait/live when inside the female?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Varies: About 400 million sperm are released during ejaculation. Some will live minutes to hours. Others can survive up to 5 days. They travel from the vagina up through the uterus into the fallopian tubes in their search for the egg released from your ovary.

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Can sperm go through underwear and impregnate a woman?

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