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

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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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 does sperm live inside the vagina? Had sex during her first menstrual period. Worried about pre-ejaculation.

Back to School?: A female is fertile during ovulation not during her period. Sperm that are left in the vagina during the five days leading up to ovulation are the sperm that cause pregnancy. Sperm survive up to five days inside of a female's body. ...Read more

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How long does sperm stay in a women's vagina ?

How long does sperm stay in a women's vagina ?

Short period of time: Sperm cannot usually survive in the vaginal canal for a long period of time due to the acidic environment of the vagina. Sperm is usually supported in the cervical mucus at ejaculation and that is where the majority of the sperm is allowed to enter into the uterine and reproductive tract. ...Read more

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How long can sperm survive once ejaculated into a woman's vagina?

How long can sperm survive once ejaculated into a woman's vagina?

5-7 days: I usually tell my patients that an act of intercourse can result in pregnancy for up to about 5 days. I believe the longest reported length of time is 7 days. The sperm do not actually survive in the vagina but within the cervix. ...Read more

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In home insemination how long does sperm live once inside the vagina?

Here are some...: The living environments for the sperms in semen from natural vaginal insemination and "in-home" insemination, artificial, differ; for natural insemination, sperm may live up to 3-7 days and much shorter from "in-home" artificial one. More? Ask your ob-gyn doctor. ...Read more

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How long does sperm last in the vagina? I hear 3-5 4-5 5-7. What is the correct answer!?

How long does sperm last in the vagina? I hear 3-5 4-5 5-7. What is the correct answer!?

Sperm: Sperm in the vagina don't live more than minutes, the ph is too acidic for them. Sperm in the cervix/cervical crypts on the other hand live at least 48-72 hours, some reports do suggest up to 5 days. ...Read more

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