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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Impossible: It is impossible to conceive before ovulation because the egg hasn't come out yet. Sperm that made their way past the cervix can live about 3 days (o ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Turek
34 years experience Urology
Minutes: After intercourse, the ejaculate is initially gel-like. Over 30-60 minutes, it becomes a liquid. It is during the liquefying process that sperm escape ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Nemiro
44 years experience Fertility Medicine
Seconds: With ejaculation, sperm can be in the cervix very quickly and data shows up in the fallopian as quick as 3 minutes.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
??????: Sperm go up the cervical os into the endometrium and into the tube to fertilize the egg f they are normal, sperm can live for up to 72 hours.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Fertility: It is doubtful to get pregnant this far past ovulation. The most fertile days for sperm are the five days prior to ovulation. Testing is not done u ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes and no: The cerviix not "close" to block sperm, but the cervical mucus is thick and hostile outside of midcycle making it difficult for the sperm to reach the ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: To conceive, sperms have to swim upstream through cervical canal, uterine cavity into Fallopian tube to fertilize a timely waiting egg. Is this what y ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Closed?!: Totally closed (stenosis?) no. You can't have a period either. You think its closed by checking with your finger? Don't do that, yes its probably oka ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
57 years experience Urology
Herpes progenitalis?: The busters on the penis which come and go are most likely due to Herpes genitalis unless proven otherwise. A simple blood test can provide the answer ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Cervix always open: Your cervix is always open to let sperm pass. What is more important is timing sex with ovulation (egg release by ovary).

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