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Mirena is an effective birth control method that works in two ways: hormonal and as an IUD. Basically, it is blocking implantation of a...
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Hi Once it has reached the womb, 3 days, it can live for up to 7 days max.What she needs to do if she keeps a diary with her period dates in, work...
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Sperm will not live on clothing or bed sheets....when it has "dried", it has "died". Sperm that is properly frozen...
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Hi, How long can sperm survive in a woman? That's a good question, but the answer is a very difficult one and depends on a large number of...
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The answer depends on a number of factors, the most important of which is where the sperm are. On a dry surface, such as clothing or bedding, sperm...
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Hi You pose a very interesting question, so here’s the first part. So, what happens to most of the released sperm on their journey to the egg? Well...
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Hi OK as sperm grows inside your testes it just keeps moving through and the old sperm just enters your body, its like an on going thing.But...
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There can be a lot of variability in protocols between fertility centers. In reality, normal sperm can live for hours outside of the body. However...
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Blood in the semen can come from several different sources: Infection and inflammation. This is the most common cause of blood in the semen. Blood...
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Hi If you did get some of his penicillin, the amount in sperm would only be very minute, not enough to give you a problem.You need to think of the...
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Hi If your sex life had died, sorry, but first sperm just get absorbed into your body if not ejaculated.But the odd weekly masturbation would help...
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Hi No it always does that, vaginal or anal, but with vaginal if your trying for pregnancy enough stays behind to get pregnant, it does not stay there...
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After vasectomy, the testes continue to make sperm. When the sperm cells die, they are absorbed by the body, much like unused sperm in a...
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Surprisingly, it can take as little as 30 minutes for a sperm to reach an egg in a woman's fallopian tube. However, sperm can live up to 72 hours...
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If you would like to impregnate your wife, you may need to curtail your excessive masturbation for a few days so that your sperm count does increase...