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A 34-year-old member asked:

What happens when abnormal sperm fertilize an egg?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 53 years experience
Here are some...: Abnormal sperms denote those sperms with odd shape or poor motility, which tend to less possibly penetrate the timely waiting egg. Nonetheless, if luckily and successfully penetrating to get into the egg takes place, fertilization (union) occurs to form zygote which in turn undergo cell division to form embryo, which will embed onto uterine mucosa (endometrium) where it eventually develops fetus
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A 31-year-old member asked:

What will happen to other sperm once a sperm has fertilized an egg?

1 doctor answer7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Amr Azim
Dr. Amr Azimanswered
Fertility Medicine 32 years experience
They dont make it: The egg has an inner mechanism that prevent more than one sperm from entering the egg. The rest of sperm do not make it and are eliminated by special cells in the female genital tract.
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A 43-year-old female asked:

If sperm do not fertilize an egg, how soon do they die, and what happens when they die?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Don't die together: Sperm that's put in the vagina don't all die together at one time. Most die in 2-4 days. They are living cells, swimming around, and so every man/woman/couple are different. A woman has varying hormone levels, and thus different mucus & environment, in her body on each day of her cycle, so sperm may live longer/shorter on different days. Dead sperm break up. Some become part of vaginal discharge.
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A 20-year-old female asked:

What happens to sperm that dosent fertilize an egg ? Does the sperm come back out?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
They die: They die when they run out of stored energy.
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A 27-year-old female asked:

What are the syptoms when the sperm is fertilizing the egg?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Christopher Watson
General Surgery 26 years experience
None: There are no symptoms. Once fertilization occurs and the egg implants inn the uterus hormonal changes occur to support the pregnancy but these take weeks. The actual fertilization is not symptomatic at all.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
What percentage of sperm is fit enough to fertilize an egg?
Dr. Fletcher Derrick
Urology 65 years experience
Very few: with the in vitro fertilization programs ivf, we learned it takes about 40 sperm to work on penetrating the egg for one to make it in.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
How many days does it take for the sperm to fertilize the egg?
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Ovulation: Sperm fertilize the egg instantly when it is ovulated from the ovary. Your question's answer all depends upon when you ovulate in relation to when spe... Read More
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A member asked:
How long does it take the sperm to meet and fertilize the egg?
Dr. Victor Beshay
Fertility Medicine 22 years experience
Minutes: Once sperm enters the uterus it takes minutes to reach the tubes where the egg is. Sperm that doesn't gain immediate entry is held in the cervical muc... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
When does d egg fertilize wen male sperm with it and what is the sign?
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
No signs: A woman does not have ay signs of exactly when her egg is fertilized by a sperm, until she is pregnant. Ovulation (when the egg releases) normally hap... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
How much time dose it take the sperm to get to the egg and fertilize it?
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 53 years experience
Here are some ...: Known to us, once inseminated in the vagina, the sperms may survive for 3-7 days during which sperms competitively swim through cervix, uterine cavity... Read More
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