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It depends where. Sperm are estimated to live about one-and-a-half-days in the female vagina after sex, but can potentially live in the vagina more than four days. Frozen sperm can be thawed after years and still fertilize an egg. Sperm ejaculated outside the vagina survive anywhere from minutes to a few hours.

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