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How Long Can Sperm Survive Outaide Of The Body
Not long: Only about an hour.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can survive: up to 5 days.Get a more detailed answer ›
Temperature is key: Temperature and media to preserve is key! sperm ejaculated into a woman's vagina can live in a woman's cervical mucus for three to five days. Sperm ejaculated outside the body might survive in semen up to a few hours. It can be preserved for weeks when semen is stored at a lowered temperature or years when frozen (cryopreservation). ...Read more
Not long unfrozen: Sperm ejaculated outside the body might survive in semen, the fluid released during ejaculation, up to a few hours. Sperm can be preserved for weeks when semen is stored at a lowered temperature, ...Or years when semen is frozen, such as those in a sperm bank. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
HPV: Not long. If you are concerned about transmission of this virus by other than direct person to person contact this is very very unlikely. If you are using a dildo, however, and it is in direct contact with an hpv infected individual and then immediately used by another, this has the potential to transmit the virus. ...Read more
Depends on details: Realize that "outside the body" can mean: on the surface of my arm, on my steering wheel, in a freezer at the lab, on a bagel, etc... So, there is no answer unless the question defines Where, What acidity (pH), What temperature, What humidity, What lighting (sunlight, amount of UV), etc.. From a daily life standpoint, there is no worry about catching HIV on any surfaces that we routinely touch. ...Read more
Not clear: No studies have been published on inactivation periods of the virus outside of a living organism; using similar viri survival periods were found to be 5 to 28 days depending on temperature and humidity. Survival was longest for low humidity and low temperature (4 degrees c and 20% relative humidity). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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