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Doctor insights on: How Far Will Sperm Swim Up The Rectum

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Rectum (Definition)

The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more


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Diagnosed with overactive bladder, pain in coccyx, abdomen, rectum. Tinge of yellow in sperm and smells foul. Possible bacterial prostatitis?

Diagnosed with overactive bladder, pain in coccyx, abdomen, rectum. Tinge of yellow in sperm and smells foul. Possible bacterial prostatitis?

See answer: Your symptoms are very suggestive of prostatitis however, in a young male, non-specific/non-bacterial prostatitis would be much more common than bacterial prostatitis. Easily differentiated by a urinalysis and appropriate cultures. ...Read more

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How long does sperm live?

How long does sperm live?

Awhile: Sperm typically lives 3-4 days in the reproductive tract in the cervical mucus but there are reports of it living up to 10 days. Sperm only lives in the vagina for 4-6 hours and has to get into the cervical mucus to survive. ...Read more

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How long does sperm live 4?

How long does sperm live 4?

Sperm survival: Sperm can live for 48-72 hours in the female genital tract and can fertilize an egg if ovulation happens. Some reports show sperm living as long as 5 days (less likely). ...Read more

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How long can sperm survive?

How long can sperm survive?

Um, WHAT?: Intravaginal semen (/sperm) routinely survive 3-5 days, if that is what you are trying to ask. If not, need to re-ask with more detail as to question. ...Read more

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Can sperm travel through a pad?

Can sperm travel through a pad?

Maybe: I guess theoretically it could but many factors come into play (length of time since deposit of sperm, thickness of pad, direction of sperm placement on pad inside or outside) definitely not birth control. ...Read more

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Where can I get my sperm tested?

Where can I get my sperm tested?

Commercial lab: Such a quest diagnostics, cpl, and others. Many fertility offices can test you, and many hospital labs can test as well, but you usually need a doctor's orders wherever you go. ...Read more

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Where does the body store sperm?

Where does the body store sperm?

Here are some...: Human sperms take some 74 days to form inside testes, and exit into head part (globus major) of epiidymis, then slowly to its body part (shaft) and to its tail part (globus minor) where they are stored. On average, it takes 2-3 months inside epididymis, which is a 6/7-meter long coiled fine tubules for sperm maturation and storage. At ejaculation, peristalsis propels sperms out to mix fluid in... ...Read more

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Does sperm really live five days?

Does sperm really live five days?

Only if: They're frozen. Sperm in the vagina/uterus/tubes can last up to 48 hr or more, but only under the best of circumstances and favorable environments. ...Read more

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Does sperm die when exposed to air?

Yes: After a period of time as they dry out. ...Read more

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When sperm hits the air does it die?

NO: This may be a misconception for couples using the "pull out method" for contraception. Sperm may not be viable for long "out in the air" however, if you are using the pull out method for contraception, normal sperm are very active and strong swimmers, so even if most of ejaculation happens after "pull out" and, even small amounts left close to the vagina, can make a bee line to the womb. ...Read more

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Can coughing make the sperm come out?

Can coughing make the sperm come out?

Possible: urine, stool and other fluids will move with abdominal pressure, which coughing does create.
Some will "leak" out Of the body, and may repeat with next cough ...Read more

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Will sperm die when it touch the air?

Will sperm die when it touch the air?

Shortly...: Depends on temperature in environment and % humiditt--but not for a long time, usually about 24 hours. ...Read more

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If a guy pulls out does the sperm die?

No: Sperm deposited in the vagina may live for a number of days in the female's reproductive system. ...Read more

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Does sperm really die when it hits air?

Does sperm really die when it hits air?

Pretty quick!: Depends on surrounding ejaculate a bit. But exposure is not good outside. A single spermatozoa exposed will die quickly, ...Read more

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Pills for healthy and strong male sperm?

Healthy diet: Eat lots of fresh or frozen vegetables and fruits to boost antioxidant levels. Avoid heat sources including laptops, hot tubs. ...Read more

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Can men produce an even number of sperm?

Can men produce an even number of sperm?

My take for you. ..: Realizing the fact that life is a constant changing, adjusting dynamic process of struggle to cope with reality, certainty, and uncertainty for survival, growth, and continuation from inception to eternity will help all readers to understand how the body works for us. So, sperm count and concentration are expected to fluctuate within a so-called "normal" range; that is why not getting excited by.. ...Read more

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Which vegetables can change sperm color?

Which vegetables can change sperm color?

None: I'm not aware of vegetables that cause change in the color of sperm.

Semen may have some ability to change color but I'm not aware of that either.

There are meds and foods that change the color of urine, but that is an entirely different organ system. ...Read more

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How do I know my husband sperm is alive.

How do I know my husband sperm is alive.

Testing: Through microscopic testing at the fertility clinic or urologist's office. ...Read more

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What can I do to make my sperm stronger?

Sperm: Sperm are as strong as they can be. Did a physician tell you something was wrong with your sperm? Did you have a fertility test? ...Read more

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How is a sperm made in a guys sex organ?

How is a sperm made in a guys sex organ?

Wrong forum: This forum is to answer specific medical problems. Your question would require a book length answer. ...Read more

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Is it rare for sperm to live for 5 days?

Yes: That would be longer than expected, even in the most hospitable environment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your sperm is hot?

What does it mean when your sperm is hot?

Spontaneous Combust?: It means it just came out of your hot body, you sexy hot hunk of a man!!! I'd hate to think what state of animation you'd be in if it came out cold! Now, if you mean unusually hot for you, that's an interesting question. Maybe you're all worked-up from your current"exercise"or you actually have a fever or a metabolic problem like with your thyroid. Or maybe it's just cold outside. In any case don't worry ...Read more

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At what age will a male stop making sperm?

No specific age: Most men continue to produce sperm all their life after puberty. ...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