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How long do sperm live if block by a diaphragm?

How long do sperm live if block by a diaphragm?

Several Days: Most sperm live in the body for up to 2-3 days, but reports show they can live as long as 1 week. Spermacides can actually kill sperm, but barriers such as a diaphragm can prevent sperm from getting inside the cervix and uterus. ...Read more

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Diaphragm (Definition)

This muscle separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity and expands and contracts to assist the intercostal muscles in breathing. (a diaphragm is also a birth control device ...Read more


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How long do sperm live in a condom?

How long do sperm live in a condom?

Does it matter?: If you are producing a sample for a smen analysis make sure there are no sperm killing drugs in the condom. The best sample is done in the semen lab in the "masterbatorium". The best semen for a semen analysis is the freshest, not the one that has been stuck in ca traffic. If you are wondering because you want to reuse it. Don't bother. If you are flushing it down the chute. It doesnt matter. ...Read more

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How long do sperm live in a sterile cup?

How long do sperm live in a sterile cup?

Less than 90 minutes: Usually you want to get the sperm out of the semen by 60 minutes, but as long as the temperature is moderate, sperm can survive 60-90 minutes. Once taken out of the semen, sperm can survive a long time in media. In the cervix or uterus, sperm last 3-5 days while in the vagina about 1 hour! ...Read more

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How long do sperm live before ovulation? What's the min and the max?

How long do sperm live before ovulation? What's the min and the max?

Not certain: There has never been any definitive study on how long sperm live within the tubes. What we do know is that fertilization must occur within 12 hours of ovulation. I tell my patients that they need to "aim" for those hours if they wish to become pregnant. ...Read more

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How long do sperm live inside the womens body? Some ppl say 3-5 others up to 7 am confused!!!

How long do sperm live inside the womens body? Some ppl say 3-5 others up to 7 am confused!!!

Maybe all are right: Nobody knows how long a specific person's sperm will survive in a specific person's body, on a particular day, after certain activities, and before other activities... which means it's all an unknown (so, 3~5~7). That means one should avoid that question, by either using contraception properly if not wanting a baby, or having sex daily for several days around ovulation time if wanting a baby. ...Read more

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How long do sperm live inside the vagina in the presence of an iud?

Very short time: Often times the IUD itself creates a chemical or hormonal reaction inside the uterus which is immediately toxic to sperm. However, if a sperm gets through and fertilizes an egg, the IUD itself prevents the pregnancy (99% of the time) from implanting in the uterus. ...Read more

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How long do sperm live up 2 if its in a cup?

Depending: Upon the situation, ( temperature, hydration, chemical exposure, etc) only for a period of several hours. Why would you put the poor guys in a cup in the first place? ...Read more

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On average how long do sperm live in a women?

On average how long do sperm live in a women?

Days: I have learned that sperm can remain viable within the female genital tract for three days, but this is old knowledge. Let's see what other doctors have to say. ...Read more

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How long do sperm live? Ive read no longer then 3-5 days, but other sources say up to 7 days. Why different answers?

How long do sperm live? Ive read no longer then 3-5 days, but other sources say up to 7 days. Why different answers?

Here are some ...: On average (for most cases), it's true for sperms to live 3-5 days. Known to most if not all, so-called normal range denotes the inclusion of 95% of cases, which is used for common reference in study and understanding. ...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