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A 24-year-old female asked:

Hw many days aft ovulation the egg to get fertilized? hw many days does fertilized egg take to get implant?hw much time the sperm takes to reach egg?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
This is academic?: After ovulation an egg can be fertilized for about 10-12 hours, estimates of 24 hours are likely too high. An embryo cannot begin to implant until 6-7 days after fertilization; some speculate it may start later but it's not certain. Time for sperm to reach egg has been studied, but I think conclusions are unclear.
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Dr. James Lin
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Great one. But, still clinically irrelevant.
Jul 10, 2014
Last updated Jul 12, 2014

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