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Can sperm be killed when a tissue is used to wipe it off from the stomach, then washing hands and drying them after?

Can sperm be killed when a tissue is used to wipe it off from the stomach, then washing hands and drying them after?

Yes: Sperm need a normal temperature to survive. They do not live on tissues. Washing your hands will remove the ejaculate. ...Read more

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As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...Read more


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Would washing hands with soap and pretty hot water along with hydrogen peroxide kill any sperm on hand?

Would washing hands with soap and pretty hot water along with hydrogen peroxide kill any sperm on hand?

Spermicides: Dear Lois326
your regimen would kill just about everything in sight! Just use soap and water for a minute or 2 and you would be ok here. I am assuming you are more concerned about STD and HIV and the answer is that a wash with soap and water for about 2-3 mins will protect you from everything of that nature. Also, u cannot get preg from dry sperm on your hand inserted into the vagina. Thx ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if you wash sperm off your hands with soap and water then fifer yourself immediately after washing? (hands still wet)

Sperm plus egg: If sperm is deposited in the vagina around the time of ovulation then pregnancy is possible. Vaginal intercourse is the most efficient way to do this. I assume that you are afraid you deposited sperm from your hands into her vagina. Washing the sperm off your hands before touching her genitals is a good idea and should prevent any transmission. The best thing to do is to start birth control. ...Read more

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Can washing with soap and water kill all sperms on hands instantly and will it make them inactive to cause a pregnancy?

Yes: Sperm on your hands do not cause a pregnancy. Washing you hands with soap and water will kill sperm instantly.
Sperm must get into the vagina to cause a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Hello I need help please I have ocd. My ocd is about cleaning, washing my hands more then 20 times a all. But fear most of sperm in my hand or clothes?

Washing fears away: It certainly appears that you are struggling with fears and compulsive behaviors suggestive of anxiety symptoms characteristic of OCD. Such fears and behaviors have a significant impact on your quality of life. However, this condition is treatable. Recommend that you see a mental health professional for further evaluation. Specific types of medication and counseling are available. All the best. ...Read more

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Can tap water kill sperm on hands? Can it cause pregnancy if touched the vagina immediately after washing with tap water? (Hands still wet)

Can tap water kill sperm on hands? Can it cause pregnancy if touched the vagina immediately after washing with tap water? (Hands still wet)

Here are some...: Your described scenario should carry a zero odd to conceive in considering the high fastidious requirements for sperms to survive, move, and swim up cervical canal through uterine cavity into the Fallopian tube to fertilize the timely waiting egg. Nonetheless, always do HPT in a wk after missing period and repeat it in another week if the first test is (-) and still in doubt. More? Seek evaluation ...Read more

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Can regular tap water kill sperm on hands without soap? Will it still cause pregnancy if touched the vagina after washing and hands still wet?

Can regular tap water kill sperm on hands without soap? Will it still cause pregnancy if touched the vagina after washing and hands still wet?

Unprotected exposure: While unlikely, this could certainly result in pregnancy. Presumably you understand that the possibility of introducing sperm to the vagina introduces the possibility of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can a girl get pregnant from mutual masturbation? She is on birth control. Will washing hands and using hand sanitizer rid hands of sperm?

Can a girl get pregnant from mutual masturbation? She is on birth control. Will washing hands and using hand sanitizer rid hands of sperm?

Depends: It only takes one sperm in the right location to swim up the vagina and toward the awaiting egg. If she's on hormonal contraceptives and no semen in the vaginal area and you washed hands well it is doubtful. ...Read more

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Is washing hands a common sign of ocd?

Is washing hands a common sign of ocd?

It can be: People with OCD may wash their hands so many times a day that they become raw, sore, and even bleeding. Often the person will fear having touched something they feel is contaminated with some kind of germs. They may not be able to use public restrooms because of this fear. Other compulsions may be checking or counting things. All these can become extremely anguishing -- but there is help. ...Read more

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In small classroom with very sick girl. What can I do (to ensure I don't get sick) apart from steering clear from her and washing hands?

In small classroom with very sick girl. What can I do (to ensure I don't get sick) apart from steering clear from her and washing hands?

You got it: Hand washing remains the single most important means for the spread of infection. Steering clear of her is wise too if she is actively infectious. Some schools have regulations and a truly sick student should be sent to the nurses office and possibly home. ...Read more

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From canada my bf used 2 kleenez not bare hands to pick up dead baby bird and dispose. Than carried in groceries without washing hands. Contamination?

Germs are everywher: Germs are everywhere, I would not expect that the two of you were going to eat off of those grocery bags. With food preparation and refrigeration your bacterial burden is usually reduced significantly. I wouldn't be any more concerned about this, that if you went outside and played in the yard and came in and ate dinner without washing your hands. The normal human body has a great immune system. ...Read more

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When washing hands how long should you wash your hands 4?

When washing hands how long should you wash your hands 4?

Depends: What are you going to be doing? If you are in your way to do surgery, 5-10 minutes minimum. Also depends on what you are trying to get off your skin. Generally a good soaping of the hands, rinse, resoap and rinse is sufficient. ...Read more

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When washing hands and body my skin get sticky while I'm drying off can you help me?

When washing hands and body my skin get sticky while I'm drying off can you help me?

Human Postage Stamp: This is an interesting problem (and, when the doctor says"interesting, "you know someone is suffering).Very little is known about this"sticky skin"problem. There has been an associations with certain medications but I'll bet it has more to do with the problems necessitating the medications. Think logically:something activates when wet, absent when dry. I suggest you research 'skin mucopolysaccharides' ...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