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emmanueldoee
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Hey guys , I have a question out of curiosity... If I ejaculated on a finger and then wiped it once on a towel , would that cause the sperm to transfer to the towel ? Or remain on the finger since they're super small solids

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Heather
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There's absolutely no documented answer to this, though I'm not sure that it matters since there's really no practical use for that information anyway.

Semen is like other fluids: if some of it is one place then you wipe it up, how much of it is on what you wiped it with and how much of it is where it spilled will depend on how well you wiped it up. Sperm cells within semen are cells within that fluid, they don't and can't magically separate themselves somehow.

[ 10-10-2013, 02:36 PM: Message edited by: Heather ]

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Heather
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Also, just a reminder: handwashing, it's a thing.

An important thing for everyone to do as a habit, and certainly when they have things like semen or mucus on their hands, not because of pregnancy, but because of germs and bacteria.

http://www.scarleteen.com/article/body/the_simple_and_underrrated_art_of_washing_your_hands

Extra bonus? None of these kinds of questions will have to then take up ANY real estate in your brain, which most certainly could be used for much more interesting, far more useful things.

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Would slightly brushing against a towel dry up semen and kill the sperm in a finger ?

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Would slightly brushing against a towel dry up semen and kill the sperm in a finger ?

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Robin Lee
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Hi There,

Please don't post your question more than once.

If you're asking these questions because of pregnancy concerns, please take a look at this:
http://www.scarleteen.com/forum/ultimatebb.php?/ubb/get_topic/f/14/t/000372/p/1.html#000000

Were you able to take a read of the article on hand-washing Heather linked you to? Thinking about ways to keep yur hands clean seems to me like a much more productive direction for your thoughts and is a much more constructive way to make sure you and those around you are healthy. [Smile]

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Sperm cells aren't something live live or die, so talking about "killing" them doesn't make sense. They aren't germs or bacteria.

The sound way to talk about sperm cells is whether they are or are not motile or viable, per their capacity to play a part in creating a pregnancy or not.

Semen, and the sperm cells within it, brushed unto a towel, is no longer semen, nor sperm, which has the capacity to do anything besides be a bit of a mess on a towel and a finger.

We've given you quite a few links with this kind of information. What do you feel is keeping you from understanding it well?

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Yes its a question on pregnancy.. I've read the article and it informed me quite well (: but once semen comes in.contact with clothing it is no longer viable to cause a pregnancy , correct ?

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I'd suggest a reread of this one: http://www.scarleteen.com/blog/patricia_h/2013/03/21/whos_afraid_of_sperm_cells

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I read it like 4 times , but it still doesn't answer my question >.<

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Heather
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Really?

Honestly, if it doesn't, and the talks we have already had with you haven't, I just truly don't know what will.

Pregnancy doesn't happen in the ways you keep asking about. It doesn't. Maybe it does in Imaginary Not-Realityland, but not here, on our planet, in reality.

There is not only nothing else we can say or add to that, we need you to stop asking. Either those are facts you accept from us or they're not, but there truly isn't anything else for us to say here about these scenarios that we haven't said or written already, and we need to ask you, again, to please stop asking, as we've done all we can do around this within our limits and capacity.

Lastly, if you are very worried about situations like this, again, you can just wash your hands. That's a basic thing to do anyway, just per basic hygiene and public health, and when any body fluids, be it semen or snot, wind up on your hands. And if that doesn't help either, then I'd say it's time to go talk to a doctor, where you can ask for education here, and if that still doesn't help, take a next step with them to figure out your right next step, be that checking in about how you feel about your sexual choices, getting evaluated for an anxiety disorder like OCD, etc.

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