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A 17-year-old female asked:

So i have been looking up this for a while and i have been getting mixed answer it's about how dry sperm is dead sperm so like what if you have dried sperm on your hand an around the vagina can you sell get pregnant?my period was supposed to start 21

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
No: Drying inactivates (kills) them.
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Last updated Aug 22, 2020

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