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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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How long can sperm live? And where do they wait/live when inside the female?

How long can sperm live? And where do they wait/live when inside the female?

Varies: About 400 million sperm are released during ejaculation. Some will live minutes to hours. Others can survive up to 5 days. They travel from the vagina up through the uterus into the fallopian tubes in their search for the egg released from your ovary. ...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 can sperm live in a condom?

How long can sperm live in a condom?

Not long: Many condoms contain spermicide so that alone should kill most of the sperm immediately. Check to see if the condom you were using contains Nonoxynol-9 which is a spermicide. ...Read more

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How long can sperm live in latex condom?

Here are some ...: Good Q but I doubt if being studied to answer your question. But based on the fastidious requirements for sperm survival, I guess sperms would not live longer than one day in considering the change of temperature, possible presence of spermicidal agents in some condom, natural degrading of semen, etc., making sperms less likely to survive long. I hope these info feeding your curiosity and concern ...Read more

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How long can sperm live inside you even on birthcontrol?

How long can sperm live inside you even on birthcontrol?

Sperm: I do not understand the question or the worry if one is on birth control. But birth control or not sperm have been known to survive for five days inside of the female. ...Read more

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How long can sperm live for? And can sperm survive during a period?

How long can sperm live for? And can sperm survive during a period?

4-5 days and no: When sperm are deposited into the vagina they quickly move into the cervical mucus to avoid the acid ph of the vagina. Once in the cervical mucus the sperm swim through to the uterus and up to the egg over the next few days. Good cervical mucus is usually only present for 1-3 days before ovulation. After ovulation the mucus is thick and during a period the mucus is gone. ...Read more

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How long can sperm live underneath fingernails if the man hasn't touched himself in a day?

How long can sperm live underneath fingernails if the man hasn't touched himself in a day?

Here are some ...: Based on the fastidiousness for sperm survival, the described environment is unlikely for sperms to survive more than 3-6 hours, not to say a day. Besides, there have been no known study ever specifically designed and done to address your Q. ...Read more

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How long can sperm live outside of the body after cleaning the surface with soap and water?

How long can sperm live outside of the body after cleaning the surface with soap and water?

Here are some ...: The fastidiousness of sperm survival will not allow sperms to live more than 2-4 hours under the described environmental scenario, although there has been no known study exactly designed to address the concern you raised. Are you a scientist? You may take it as a project, but it may not be practically useful. Concerning pregnancy, do HPT and practice safer sex with available proven methods... ...Read more

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How Long can sperm live on the penis after he as came?

How Long can sperm live on the penis after he as came?

Sperm lifespan: Sperms can stay alive at room temperature outside of female genitalia for a few hours! ...Read more

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How long can sperm live for inside the vagina when a female has vb?

How long can sperm live for inside the vagina when a female has vb?

Sperm survival: It will probably depend upon the ph of the vagina. Close to 7, and sperm could live foe 3days. ...Read more

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If a women is in fertile period how long can sperm live for in that environment?

If a women is in fertile period how long can sperm live for in that  environment?

Three to five days: Sperms ejaculated in vagina can live anywhere from three to five days in a fertile envoirenment. ...Read more