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How long does a egg last after ovulation

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gayane Ambartsumyan
Fertility Medicine 21 years experience
Possible: Nobody really knows how long the egg lasts after ovulation but some experts in the field believe that it lasts for ~ 24 hours. I have seen people get... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Amols
Fertility Medicine 18 years experience
No: The egg is released on ovulation. Usually fertilized in the next 12-24 hours. Then it travels down the fallopian tube for 3-4 days and implants in the... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Sperm can last: for up to 5 days so the window of fertility is +/- 5days of ovulation.
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Ovulation : Sperm must meet the egg when it is released from the ovary. Thus sperm must be inside of the female before ovulation.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
Fertility Medicine 27 years experience
No: If you have confirmed ovulation than the follicle is most likely a cyst. It is not another egg.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
Conception: Fertilzation must be within 12-maybe-24 hours after ovulation, implantation is not sooner than 6-7 days later. Good wishes.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dorothy Mitchell-Leef
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Possibly: Ovulation occurs with high levels of estrogen which increase days before ovulation to a maximum 1-2 days before. Usually the mucus that is clear that ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 28 years experience
Before: The cervical mucus becomes more egg white like in response to surging estrogen levels in the days just preceding ovulation. After ovulation the mucus... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine 27 years experience
Less than 24 hours: Probably less than 24 hours after ovulation. You should not get pregnant from sex a week and a half after you ovulate. Sometimes you can ovulate later... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Works more than 1: Way. Plan b can prevent the ovary from releasing an egg, thickens cervical mucus which makes it harder for the sperm to reach the egg and thins the li... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Cycle changes: hormones peak at ovulation and go downward. The level of hormones affects vaginal wall thickness, etc but the egg itself is not related
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