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No. It's a little more complex than a simple "no." Sperm can live for about a week if they have the nourishment they find when they are inside a man or a woman. Air does not kill sperm, but without the moist, warm environment of the body, sperm usually die anywhere from 30 minutes to as much as four hours. Interestingly enough, they have recently shown that sperm that has been air dried and then rehydrated four weeks later could actually fertilize an egg. The bottom line is that if one is trying to prevent pregnancy and is participating in sexual activity that involves ejaculation outside of the body, good handwashing needs to be practiced. Hope this helps! Dr. B.

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