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I had sex on a non fertile day but was fertile the next day could the sperm have fertilized a egg the day after sex?

I had sex on a non fertile day but was fertile the next day could the sperm have fertilized a egg the day after sex?

Yes: The day of ovulation (when the egg is released and able to be fertilized) in the menstrual cycle is not timed exactly. Fertility is not timed as an on- or off- event. If you engaged in unprotected sex and not taking birth control, you are at risk for pregnancy. Viable sperm can live in the female's uterus/tubes for up to 5 days, so it is well within the timeframe you refer to. ...Read more

Sperm (Definition)

This sperm is a reproductive cell from the male that either carries a x or an y chromosome that will fertilize the egg cell from the female in order ...Read more


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I am really fertile how many hours does it take for the sperm to find the egg?

I am really fertile how many hours does it take for the sperm to find the egg?

Less than an hour: Provided egg is already in fallopian tube where fertilization takes place. ...Read more

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Do mens sperm become less effective as they get older, and is the same true for womens eggs when it comes to fertility?

Do mens sperm become less effective as they get older, and is the same true for womens eggs when it comes to fertility?

Yes: In general that is true for sperm and eggs. However changes are more significant for women and become evident at a younger age for women (on average). So after age 40 for a woman it is especially important to get assistance if having difficulty becoming pregnant. ...Read more

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Research by sperm physiologist dr.Ellington found human sperm can live to fertilise an egg for up to 10d.Is this finding accepted by fertility experts?

Research by sperm physiologist dr.Ellington found human sperm can live to fertilise an egg for up to 10d.Is this finding accepted by fertility experts?

Research vs Reality: Look at any OB web based program, tool, conception calculator, and any widely accepted authority or expert in the field of obstetrics and you will find the five day model is what real life offers. Research is not real life. ...Read more

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If sperm doesn't leak out the vagina does that mean she's fertile and it went straight to the egg?

If sperm doesn't leak out the vagina does that mean she's fertile and it went straight to the egg?

No: No that is not what it means, it means that you may not have release a significant amount enough to see it come out or leak out. Or it just hasnt come out yet. ...Read more

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Can infertile sperm affect fertile sperm from reaching an egg? My bf is infertile but my fwb is fertile and I have unprotected sex with both.

Can infertile sperm affect fertile sperm from reaching an egg? My bf is infertile but my fwb is fertile and I have unprotected sex with both.

Probably not: If you have been having unprotected sex for 6 months or more, and you are trying to get pregnant, then an evaluation of both partners is appropriate. If you are sure about the male fertility status with an adequate semen analysis, then you should be evaluated as well. Also, if you are to the point of wanting to start a family, my personal advice is to pick one partner. ...Read more

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I had intercourse day before my fertile then today saw discharge is that sign that the sperm meeting the egg or my body is getting ready for pregnency?

I had intercourse day before my fertile then today saw discharge is that sign that the sperm meeting the egg or my body is getting ready for pregnency?

Depends: Your body gets ready for pregnancy every month.At about the time of ovulation the hormone levels cause the cervical mucous to become profuse and egg white like with channels to help the sperm to get to the egg in the tube where fertilization occurs.The fertilized egg then travels to the uterus where, close to the time your period is due,implantation occurs. At that point the mucous is a thick plug ...Read more

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What happens when two different sperm meets at a lady fertile period?

What happens when two different sperm meets at a lady fertile period?

One of the sperm: From the two different donors may meet & combine with an egg. Or she may not become pregnant. ...Read more

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Sperm motility 35 percent. What can fertility doc do to help get one pregnant? Different techniques?

Sperm motility 35 percent. What can fertility doc do to help get one pregnant? Different techniques?

Urology Consult: Sperm count and analysis examines numbers and quality of these. A prognostic score is given taking all this into account. The male partner must be examined by a urologist to determine a treatable diagnosis that may improve sperm count motility and quality ...Read more

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Could you please describe the difference between an egg cell and a sperm cell in terms of the sex chromosomes that may be present ?

Could you please describe the difference between an egg cell and a sperm cell in terms of the sex chromosomes that may be present ?

Here are ...: Normally, all eggs carry an X-chromosome; half sperms carry X-chromosome and another half, Y-chromosome. A Y-chromosome sperm fertilizes an egg to make a male, and a X-chromosome sperm fertilizes an egg to make a female. ...Read more

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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more