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Doctor insights on: Chance Of Sperm To Fertilize Egg

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What is the chance of mutant sperm being able to fertilize egg, where the baby born will have genetic defect/disease?

What is the chance of mutant sperm being able to fertilize egg, where the baby born will have genetic defect/disease?

Probably does happen: This is less likely to happen than fertilization by a healthy sperm. One of the features of male reproduction that differs from that of the female is the screening process created by sperm function. Fertilization is achieved by the healthier sperm that swims better/faster & gets there first. Could that include faulty genetic information? Yes. Yet it couldn't be bad enough to disable the sperm.

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What happens when abnormal sperm fertilize an egg?

What happens when abnormal sperm fertilize an egg?

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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How long does it take for the sperm to fertilize the egg?

Quickly: The actual fertilization is very quick, but the sperm may wander around for days before getting to the egg to fertilize it. Millions of sperm start the journey, only one (if any) usually gets to the final destination.

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How long can it take sperm reach the egg to fertilize it?

Several minutes: It doesn't take sperm long to reach the egg for fertilization. Sperm can reach the egg in a matter of minutes. During intercourse, sperm is also picked up and saved by the cervical mucous and sent towards the egg over many hours.

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What percentage of sperm is fit enough to fertilize an egg?

What percentage of sperm is fit enough to fertilize an egg?

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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What is the process of fertilization of the egg by the sperm?

What is the process of fertilization of the egg by the sperm?

Here are some...: Fertilization takes place only the egg & one lucky sperm meet at right time & place, and under right environment; specifically speaking, ovulated egg sucks into Fallopian tube in waiting mode, and sperms-rich semen ejaculate in the depth of vagina, from where the sperms released from liquefied semen start to move and swim "upstream" into cervix, through uterine cavity, and into F-tube to fertilize

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How many days does it take for the sperm to fertilize the egg?

How many days does it take for the sperm to fertilize the egg?

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 sperm were deposited into the vagina. Sperm can live for up to five days but must be at the ovary when ovulation occurs.

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How long does it take the sperm to meet and fertilize the egg?

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 mucous and released into the uterus over time.

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When does d egg fertilize wen male sperm with it and what is the sign?

When does d egg fertilize wen male sperm with it and what is the sign?

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 happens 2 wks from the start of her last period, and the sperm must fertilize the egg within a few hours of that time. Sperm can survive for several days, so sperm present before ovulation may well lead to a pregnancy.

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How much time dose it take the sperm to get to the egg and fertilize it?

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, Fallopian's tube to fertilize the awaiting egg. But, how long does the lucky sperm take to swim to the egg is an open question since no study has been specifically done to answer your question. So, I guess fertilization take place in 1-7 days.

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Will an abnormal sperm be able to fertilize and egg and will the baby be deformed?

Will an abnormal sperm be able to fertilize and egg and will the baby be deformed?

No: We believe that only normal sperm are able to penetrate an ovum & result in fertilization. Thus, deformed sperm are not a cause of deformed babies. Normal sperm may contain chromosomal abnormalities which can result in abnormalities in the baby.

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

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

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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Would you feel when the sperm is fertilizing the egg? How long does it take for the sperm to fertilize the egg

Would you feel when the sperm is fertilizing the egg? How long does it take for the sperm to fertilize the egg

No: You can not feel that. The initial fertilization process when the sperm penetrates the egg is less than a second. It can take minutes, hours or even a day or two for the spetm to reach the egg.

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What shuld be the normal motility of the sperm to fertilize the egg?

What shuld be the normal motility of the sperm to fertilize the egg?

Swim straight: Most sperm are classified as having a motility score of 0 to 4. Forward progression, swimming straight, is classified on a scale based on their speed and ability to swim forward or straight. 2+ or above is considered 'normal' on this scale.

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