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What is the velocity of ejaculated semen and does it influence likelihood of fertilisation? [closed]

During male orgasm, the smooth muscle of the penis must contract with sufficient force to ejaculate semen from the penis. Is the mean velocity of ejaculation known? I do not find scientific sources. ...
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What is the life expectancy of a sperm in dried semen?

How long can sperm survive when semen dries? Can dead sperm cause pregnancy? For example, if semen were left to dry on the toilet seat for 2 hours, and a woman were to use the toilet, is there ANY ...
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Why are anti-inflammatories prescribed for an epididymis inflammation?

I have an inflammation of the epididymis. I took blood and urine tests and it's not caused by STDs or any bacteria that would show up on a urine culture. My doctor wants me to take ibuprofen at 400mg ...
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Can sperm fertilize an egg before reaching full maturity?

There seems to be many couples out there that have intercourse frequently and yet still manage to have a child. However, I found a number of articles that describe sperm maturity as taking at least ...
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How sperm storage works in testicles?

I know that men sperms are getting stored in testicles and get pumped out during sex or masturbate. Question: If someone need thicker, quantity of sperms, does it depends on how long its been the guy ...
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What is the latest evidence on underwear affecting sperm count?

I have heard/read conflicting information on underwear and sperm count for men. My girlfriend and I are trying to get pregnant. I often go without underwear since I find that to be the most ...