How long can sperm live outside the body?

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2014-07-20 17:58:10
2014-07-20 17:58:10

Sperm cannot live long outside the body and the figures range from a few minutes to a couple hours. The bottom line is that when sperm dry up, they are definitely dead.

Sperm needs semen to transport it to the cervix where it uses the fluid to swim faster and protect itself from the acid environment. It cannot live outside the body more than a few minutes.

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Sperm only last's a few hours outside of the body

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Sperm generally can live for 24 hours outside of the body, give or take. Otherwise the sperm dies.

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Assuming you mean in the air...not too long, just until the semen dries up.

It can live up to a half hour after ejaculation under the absolute best conditions,

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You can get traces and evidence but sperm cannot live very long outside a human body so you will have to be real quick if you want to make a baby with it.

It would be measured in a matter of minutes...or until the semen dries up.

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