A 21-year-old female asked:
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suppose immotile but viable sperm are at fallopian tube and close to an egg(immotile but viable sperm and egg are next to each other) .can immotile but viable sperm penetrate into an egg?

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Wouldn't think so: I don't see why you would consider an immotile sperm viable. If they are defective to the point their energy has been exhausted & can no longer move, I consider them worthless. The process of moving inside the ovum to fertilize it takes energy. The whole idea makes no sense to me.
Answered on Sep 23, 2020

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