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Trying to conceive for a baby first time

Patient: How long can sperm live inside the female after sexual intercourse?

 

 

Symptoms: None

 

 

Doctor: Hello,It is to be understood that before the ejaculate precum is ejaculated which is prostatic fluid rich in fructose which provides the necessary energy for the sperms to survive and a media to travel into the uterus. The normal life span of sperm in in reproductive tract of woman after an ejaculate is 72 hrs for information.I hope i have answered your query,regards

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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