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Since the mouth is warm and moist, couldn't sperm live in it? And for how long could it live in the mouth?

Since the mouth is warm and moist, couldn't sperm live in it? And for how long could it live in the mouth?

Yes: Sperm can live in the reproductive tract for up to 72 hours, but cannot live that long in the mouth as the ph (acidity/alkalinity) of the mouth is very different from the vagina, in addition there are enzymes in the mouth that will break down. Of course, you likely know that that stomach has an acidity of around 1, so sperm would definitely perish in that environment. ...Read more

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If I accidentally got sperm in my mouth how long can they live in my mouth? Because I know sperm need moist and warm areas.

If I accidentally got sperm in my mouth how long can they live in my mouth? Because I know sperm need moist and warm areas.

See previous answer: There is no reason to ask this over and over and over. The previous answers have come from experts in this field. There is no reason to be worrying about this from any medical perspective. Once one has swallowed the saliva in their mouth there is little to even think about let alone obsess about. There is no disease or concern or pregnancy issue here. ...Read more

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Why is sperm always so warm?

Semen: It is the same temperature as your core body temperature. ...Read more

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Can sperm sample come back zero if not kept at body temp for the ride to the lab? It was in my backpack on my motorcycle, warm day.

Can sperm sample come back zero if not kept at body temp for the ride to the lab? It was in my backpack on my motorcycle, warm day.

Probably not. ..: The described scenes may affect sperm motility but would very unlikely affect the presence of sperms in semen. But, for confirmation, it is advisable to take two semen analysis for infertility in 2 months apart. More detail? Ask Doc. ...Read more

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Can just warm/hot tap water hand wash kill sperm off the hands? Is it enough?

Can just warm/hot tap water hand wash kill sperm off the hands? Is it enough?

Sure: A good washing with water will do just fine in rinsing away sperm. Soap is optional, but using soap is ok too. ...Read more

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My cat sat in my lap, he was warm...can that affect my testicles, in terms of testosterone production or sperm count?

My cat sat in my lap, he was warm...can that affect my testicles, in terms of testosterone production or sperm count?

No: The testicles will do what the testicles will do, whether or not there is a cat in the lap. Likewise, the cat will do what the cat will do, regardless of the presence or absence of testicles. Testicles and cats don't have a noticeable effect on one another. ...Read more

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I m unmarried&having chronic prostatitis. How often do I've to take warm sitz bath? As I read warm sitz bath are harmful for testis & sperm production

I m unmarried&having chronic prostatitis. How often do I've to take warm sitz bath? As I read warm sitz bath are harmful for testis & sperm production

Prostatitis: You can take these baths several times a day. It will not permanently affect your sperm production, and this will recover entirely once your prostatitis is resolved and you are not subjecting your testes to heat. ...Read more

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How long can sperm survive on a wet cold face cloth?

How long can sperm survive on a wet cold face cloth?

Not long: Sperm in a vagina can last 3-5 days.
Outside the body perhaps 1-2 hours and probably not that long if cold. ...Read more

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I know sperm dies when it dries. Can it survive on laptop keyboards in humid weather?

I know sperm dies when it dries. Can it survive on laptop keyboards in humid weather?

No: Not unless the keyboard was actually covered in the complete fluid of semen. I have yet to hear of someone accomplishing pregnancy via computer keyboard. That said, I'd clean it off, because that's no especially good for the computer. ...Read more

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My boyfriend rubbed his wet penis on the outer portion of my vagina. I missed my period. Am I pregnant? How long can the sperm survive on the opening?

My boyfriend rubbed his wet penis on the outer portion of my vagina. I missed my period. Am I pregnant? How long can the sperm survive on the opening?

Possible: It is possible that you are pregnant. If sperm from his penis got into your vagina then they can survive there until they cause fertilization. Sperm can live for up to 5 days in the female genital tract. Please take a pregnancy test as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Does sperm survive on towel?

Does sperm survive on towel?

No: Sperm is very fragile and won't survive the stress of any environment outside of the body. ...Read more

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How long can sperm survive on skin?

How long can sperm survive on skin?

Little while: Depends on moisture, temperature, etc., but can reasonably survive for a few hours. ...Read more

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My sperm has a low survival rate. Why?

My sperm has a low survival rate. Why?

Here are some. ..: Would you provide more specifics and relevance for the contents in the Q? Do you mean low sperm count, motility, maturity...? So, without further details in semen analysis and medical background, it's hard to offer accurate pertinent opinions. Best wishes. .. ...Read more

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How long can sperm live on a wet dove bar soap???

Really?: It doesn't. But why would you worry about it? Soap does not transmit sperm to cause pregnancy. Babies are not made by a female taking a bath. ...Read more

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How long sperms can survive inside & outside of underwear?

How long sperms can survive inside & outside of underwear?

Usually minutes: Q: how long do sperm live?

A: in general, sperm can live in the right environment for up to 5 days. The right environment would be inside the uterus and the cervix. In certain environments, such as the cervix, uterus and fallopian tubes sperm have a life-span of up to five days. That's why a woman can get pregnant if they ovulate within 5 days after intercourse.

Most sperm, however will die with. ...Read more

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