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How long does sperm live in a condom, Yes and great, I had a

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How long does sperm live in a condom
JA: Is this your first time reaching out for information about this? In general, how would you describe your overall health?
Customer: Yes and great
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I had a baby 6 weeks ago
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 4 months ago.

Hi,

As such when we test sperm in lab outside the human body they tend to loose motility slowly over an hour and die.

So possibly the life of sperm in a condom should be about 1-2 hour. If the condom has spermicidal coating etc it may be less than 1 hour.

I hope this helps

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