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How long does soerm survive on hands once wiped off?

By Anonymous November 14, 2015 - 9:44am
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I have tried to find a definitive answer to this on the web but everything I've read seems to vary. Due to a personal situation I would be grateful if you could help me answer the following question: - If a small amount of semen gets on your hand and you wipe it off (but do not wash it off) and say ten minutes or fifteen minutes later your hands are completely dry to look at or to touch, then could there be any living sperm still on your hand or are they all dead?
I would be most obliged if you could please let me know. Many thanks in advance.

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Hello and welcome to EmpowHer,
Sperm can only live a few minutes in open air. It can die quicker if roughly handled such as being "wiped." If your main concern is pregnancy, then I can assure you that the sperm would not have been able to make you pregnant.

November 14, 2015 - 12:29pm
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