How long can sperm live inside a woman to get

Patient : How long can sperm live inside a woman to get her pregnant?
Doctor :   Hello Thanks for the query. A normal sperm with no deformities can survive up to 72 hours to five days in the women 's genital tract and can cause a conception. The longer the time interval from ejaculation, the lesser is the capacity for it to get a woman pregnant. Hope this helps Regards

Comments / Follow Ups

Patient: Is it possible for them to live longer?
I ovulate day 17 or 18
I had sex on day 10 and w someone else day 16
Could the baby be the day 10 persons?
Doctor: It can sometime be possible that the first egg can fertilize 10. However it is rare.

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