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Does Antibacterial Soap Kill Sperm
Hot H2O kills sperm.:
Hi Karina 0626
Yes, sperm cells are quite delicate and need to be ejaculated IN the vagina, as close to the cervical os (opening) as possible for them to work. When guys do a sperm test and ejaculate into a container, there is a large amount of the sperm that are not motile. Anything below 50% motility is not normal and below 25% could be problematic. Sperm on your clothing will not make you preg. ...Read more
Will cold tap water (with or without soap) very quickly or even instantly kill sperm, owing to osmotic shock?
Tap water is definitely going to create an osmotic deficit when contacting living cells, but it is not sufficient to kill sperm effectively, so pregnancy is always a possibility.
The only way to resolve this is to wait until the receiver of the sperm has a period. Obtain a serum (HCG) pregnancy test if she is "late". ...Read more
Soap and water will remove the sperm from your hands.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Please clarify: I do not understand the question. Are you asking if using alcohol post coitus will kill sperm and prevent pregnancy? If you are asking this the answer is not very effectively. Alcohol would not reach the internal cervix or uterus to kill any sperm swimming there. Topical alcohol is not a form of birth control. ...Read more
Sperm: No, you can't get pregnant from a swimming pool. Sperm ejaculated outside the human body likely only survive a few minutes. Ejaculate or seminal fluid dries out very quickly when outside the human body, once it is dried the sperm die almost immediately. Dissipated into pool water, a similar outcome would occur. ...Read more
Yes: Different lubrications on the market can create a hostile environment for sperm. In general, the most mild, water based lubricants that do not contain perfumes, dyes, stimulants, etc. Are best for fertility. I recommend canola oil as a good alternative to traditional lubricants--it is effective and not harmful to sperm/semen. ...Read more
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They will die: Quite quickly on their own- i.e. minutes. ...Read more
This may give you a stomach-ache (or not), but it will have zero effect on conceiving a baby.
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No: The heat from the pad will not get to the interior so the sperms will maintain normal viability. ...Read more
My friend Morgan keeps havin questions I don't no, but she is 2 stubborn 2 ask anyone for help. She asked me if its true that saliva can kill sperm?
Spit where??: Only spermicidal agents will kill sperm even them not 100% effective. Ones sperms enters female genital system will survive un to 4 to 5 days. Ultimately need single sperm to fertilize the ovum and pregnancy. See your physician to get various prophylactic measures not to get pregnant, if that is what you are looking for. ...Read more
Here are some...: Some kinds of condoms may be manufactured with coating on condoms so to add additional protection by killing sperms in contact and uplift their selling pitch. Nonetheless due diligence and vigilance in practicing safe sex are still main ingredients for succeeding in contraception. More? Ask doc timely. ...Read more
Doc had told me lubes like KY yours, kill sperm and should be avoided when ttc, true? What would you recommend? I don't need one but i'd like option.
Lubricants: Most lubricants will work against sperm motility. Preseed and conceive plus are two that supposedly don't. If at all possible it is probably best not to use a lubricant while try to conceive. ...Read more