Can you get pregnant from semen on hands? What if you wash your hands? Your bed? A toilet?!? Given that pregnancy is a pretty big deal, these are pretty important questions to know the answers to, and all the above hinge on the viability or lifespan of sperm in various situations.
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I was just wondering if you could tell me how long semen can survive outside of the human body. My girlfriend is worried as some semen got on her hand and about 10 minutes later she touched her vagina. There was no intercourse and no genital contact. She missed her Pill so we were playing it safe. Is there any chance of her getting pregnant? Seminal fluid dries out very quickly when it's outside the body - and once it's dried, the sperm die almost at once. So I really doubt that your girlfriend could get pregnant in the way you've described.
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I gave my boyfriend oral sex a few days ago, i think i might have has some semen on my hand, then i went home and masturbated. Fortunately, sperm have a very short half-life and do not do well under dessicated conditions i. While there are plenty of urban legends talking about becoming pregnant from dried semen, there is no truth to these kind of stories. Sperm can live for days in warm, moist conditions such as the vagina.