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Does lube kill sperm or make them less effective?

Does lube kill sperm or make them less effective?

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

Sperm (Definition)

This sperm is a reproductive cell from the male that either carries a x or an y chromosome that will fertilize the egg cell from the female in order ...Read more


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Does latex kill sperm?

Does latex kill sperm?

No the latex in a: Condom does not kill sperm, it acts as a barrier to it. ...Read more

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Can saliva kill sperm?

Yes: Eventually. Immediately "no, " eventually "yes.".

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Does saliva kill sperm?

No: I actually heard of a case where a live sperm was seen under the microscope the next day to the girl's embaressment. ...Read more

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Does menthol kill sperm?

Thanks for asking!: Nonoxynol-9 and microbicide are to more common studied spermatocidal agents. ...Read more

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Does 70% alcohol kill sperm?

Does 70% alcohol kill sperm?

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

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Will terconazole kill sperm?

Will terconazole kill sperm?

No: Terconazole is a treatment for yeast / fungal infections vaginally. It has no spermicidal or sperm eliminating properties that I am aware of. ...Read more

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Does a chlorine pool kill sperm?

Does a chlorine pool kill sperm?

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