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How much sperm should be deposited to fertilize an egg?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Only need 1 : About 400 million sperm are present during ejaculation. It only takes one to fertilize the egg.

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A 27-year-old female asked:

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

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Dr. Christopher Watson
General Surgery 25 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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