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Life of a Sperm

If you're period has ever been "late" you know how stressful and upsetting it can be, wondering if you are pregnant or not. Knowing the facts can help ease your mind so I want to know...


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whitedaisy77 whitedaisy77 8 years
I guessed five days. Goes to show they are some pretty bound and determined little sh*ts. No wonder why men think with that all the time.
ThePerfectScore ThePerfectScore 9 years
those damn super sperm!
melda melda 9 years
I was wrong!
christie christie 9 years
Wow...just wow
azucar_ame azucar_ame 9 years
((((((((((((((((5 days))))))))))))))))))))))))))) WOWZER!! I thought for sure it couldn't last past a day! I've learned a something today about Sperm and i've learned that my addiction to the Sugar Sites can now be written off as educational reseach...woohoo! LOL Azucar! Ame
honeysugar28 honeysugar28 9 years
Whoa I thought it only lived up to 24 hours!
dmartinxoxo dmartinxoxo 9 years
That's kinda gross when you think about it.
queencessjosie queencessjosie 9 years
That's why it's best to wait 5 days before taking a pregnancy test.
SaRaH-22 SaRaH-22 9 years
woo hoo i was right!
ccsugar ccsugar 9 years
Geez those are tough little f**kers!!
irishchic33 irishchic33 9 years
Who would have thought that sperm could survive that long. That's good to know!
CatarinaBella521 CatarinaBella521 9 years
I said 7 days, I thought it was longer, thanks for the enlightenment dear sugar ;)
Miss-K-Smith Miss-K-Smith 9 years
wow... 5 days hey... that gives a girl lotsa time to get pregnant
DearSugar DearSugar 9 years
Sperm can only live up to 5 days, and that in the best conditions when your cervical mucus is wet, which happens around the time of ovulation. This ideal wet mucus only occurs for about 4-5 days of your cycle, and then you start drying up. Sperm can't live in a dry place so they can only survive for up to 5 days inside a woman's body.
söderskär söderskär 9 years
Yay, I got it right. But I also read somewhere that sometimes they can live from 2 days to up to 6-10 days. So I guess it depends.
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