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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hey
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query.
User :   i'm wondering how long does sperm last when there out in the open air??
Doctor :   in open air it can be alive until moisture is there or for about 20 minutes.
Doctor :   if moisture is present, then it can survive for longer time depending on the temperature, pH etc
User :   can dry sperm still get a woman pregnant?
Doctor :   if sperms are alive, then yes, it can make a woman pregnant especially when egg is present in her (that is to say that she is in her ovulation time of fertile period)
User :   does water kill sperm??'
User :   thank you for your help my time is up
Doctor :   usually it will not kill sperm, unless it is hot water (above 80 degrees)
User :   hey
Doctor :   hi
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User :   how can u tell if sperm 100% dies?
Doctor :   after 20 minutes in dry conditions, it is dead, it has been proven by tests and studies.
User :   how can u tell the conditions?
Doctor :   as i said earlier, in dry condition, and pH change (to acidic), temperature all affect sperms
Doctor :   so it dies very soon, it cannot be alive outside body or body fluids for a long time
User :   oh
Doctor :   once they lose their motitily, they are dead
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