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How long can sperm live in the uterus?

How long can sperm live in the uterus?

Up to 72 hours: Depending upon a variety of conditions and factors, both involving you and the producer of the sperm. ...Read more

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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 in a uterus? I've heard 7 days, i'm not sure if that's correct. What's the correct amount of days?

How long can sperm live in a uterus? I've heard 7 days, i'm not sure if that's correct. What's the correct amount of days?

48-72 hours: 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). If intercourse happened close to ovulation, then there is a chance for pregnancy. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy, you should consider condoms or other forms of contraception. ...Read more

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How long can sperm live in uterus?

How long can sperm live in uterus?

Up to 5 days: After sex sperm can live in the glands of the cervix for up to 5 days. From there they can go into the uterus at any time during those 5 days. ...Read more

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How many hours does a frozen thown sperm live in the uterus after IUI ?

How many hours does a frozen thown sperm live in the uterus after IUI ?

Sperm life : Most sperm can survive in the uterus for 4-5 days, whether fresh or previously frozen. ...Read more

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I read sperm can live 1/2 days once ejaculated do the sperm stay in my vagina Or do they travel up and hang in my uterus? I'm trying to get pregnant

I read sperm can live 1/2 days once ejaculated do the sperm stay in my vagina Or do they travel up and hang in my uterus? I'm trying to get pregnant

In fact: Sperm can live up to 5 days in the vagina! They can be found "living" anywhere where they can swim, vagina, uterus, fallopian tube. Best of luck. ...Read more

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After sex with my partner, immediately on withdraw sperm flows out, what is the cause and how can be avoided? I have only retroverted uterus.

After sex with my partner, immediately on withdraw sperm flows out, what is the cause and how can be avoided? I have only retroverted uterus.

Semen drips out: IT does this in all women. There is no other place for semen and your vaginal fluids to go. This is how nature works. The sperm, however, learn and are programmed to swim to and find the cervix and swim through it. Semen dripping out of the vagina does not in any way lessen the chance of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does a tilted uterus make it anymore difficult to get pregnant are the sperm able to travel through normally ?

Does a tilted uterus make it anymore difficult to get pregnant are the sperm able to travel through normally ?

No: That's a pure myth. Tilted, tipped, verted, flexed, and rotated uteri work just as well as the ordinary one. There are some uterine abnormalities that can cause fertility/miscarriage problems, but not just being "tilted.". ...Read more

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How can one get pregnant when the sperm is always coming out from the vaginal? Especially with the case of 2nd degree uterus prolapse.

How can one get pregnant when the sperm is always coming out from the vaginal? Especially with the case of 2nd degree uterus prolapse.

It only takes one: Prolapse does not prevent conception.Second degree prolapse cervix is still in vagina ,however even with 3rd degree prolapse ,one still gets pregnant ...Read more

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


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