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Doctor insights on: Fertilization In The Womb

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Is conception considered when the embryo implants in the uterus?

Is conception considered when the embryo implants in the uterus?

Conception: No. Conception is when a baby is conceived. When the sperm meets the egg. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


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Can ascites caused by endometriosis prevent the sperm from fertilizing the egg and the fertilized egg attaching to the uterus?

Can ascites caused by endometriosis prevent the sperm from fertilizing the egg and the fertilized egg attaching to the uterus?

No: Endometriosis is a complex affliction. It can cause infertility by causing mechanical problelms with the fallopian tubes...Ascites will have no direct effect on the process of getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Where is the maximum implantation potential of the uterus when transferring an embryo?

Where is the maximum implantation potential of the uterus when transferring an embryo?

About a third: About 1/3 of embryos will be genetically normal and will implant. When the embryos are tested for chromosome abnormalities that goes up to about 70%. ...Read more

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How many sperm in the vagina normally reach the oocyte?

How many sperm in the vagina normally reach the oocyte?

Only takes 1: Men typically release 100 million sperm with each ejaculation. Many reach the oocyte, but as soon as one penetrates the egg, the cell membrane changes to prevent any others from penetrating. ...Read more

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What happens to the nuclei of the egg and the sperm during fertilizaion?

What happens to the nuclei of the egg and the sperm during fertilizaion?

Here are some...: The answer cannot be described in a 400-letter space. For your search, you may use keywords such "process of fertilization"; here is an example in http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-fertilization-process.htm. ...Read more

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Can you cramp when the fertilized egg travel through the fallopian tubes to the uterus?

Can you cramp when the fertilized egg travel through the fallopian tubes to the uterus?

It's possible.: Follow up with ur oby for any concerns.Best wishes! http://www.Parents.Com/pregnancy/my-body/aches-pains/pelvic-pain-pregnancy/. ...Read more

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Does the measurement counting from sonogram begin once the sperm fertilizes the egg or once the egg implants itself into the wall of the uterus?

Does the measurement counting from sonogram begin once the sperm fertilizes the egg or once the egg implants itself into the wall of the uterus?

When embryo implants: Dates reported on the sonogram (or ultrasound) report are referenced from the first day of bleeding of the last menstrual period. The earliest exams are the most accurate for predicting delivery, since the fetus develops its individual characteristics as it matures. ...Read more

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After conception happens in the Fallopian tube where does the egg go after?

After conception happens in the Fallopian tube where does the egg go after?

To the uterus!: After the sperm enters the egg and fertilization occurs, the fertilized egg moves down the fallopian tube into the uterus. It begins dividing from 1 into 2 then 4, then 8 cells, etc. After it arrives in the uterus, the cell cluster (called the morula) implants in the uterine wall. Its a pretty amazing journey! Best wishes! ...Read more

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Why fertilization only takes place in fallopian tube?

Why fertilization only takes place in fallopian tube?

Other places too: Normal pregnancies start with conception in fallopian tube. Then the embryo develops over a few days to mature enough to stick to the endometrium in the uterine cavity. If mature enough then it will attach and grow. If fertilization occured in the uterine cavity, then the embryo would fall out of the uterus. Ivf allows for outside fertilization. Fertilization outside tube yields ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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9 days of IVF transfer what are the signs that the embryo still in the uterus?

9 days of IVF transfer what are the signs that the embryo still in the uterus?

Pregnancy tests: By that time unless you had a day 2-3 embryo transfer your pregnancy test should be positive in the blood. That would tell you whether implantation occurred. ...Read more

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Is the mens sperm collected in the IVF treatment?

Is the mens sperm collected in the IVF treatment?

Semen determines: Sperm can be collected obtaining fresh semen by masturbation providing there is sperm in semen. Can be obtained by needle aspiration from epididymis if vas deferens or epididymal tubules blocked. Or directly from testis by needle aspiration or open surgery on testis. Least invasive method is always preferable. ...Read more

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What hormone promotes the development of the endometrium during the luteal phase in order to prepare for a fertilized embryo?

What hormone promotes the development of the endometrium during the luteal phase in order to prepare for a fertilized embryo?

Progesterone: Both estrogen and progesterone levels rise during the luteal phase of menstuation to increase the size of the endometrial lining, but progesterone has a more active role in this regard. ...Read more

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In what part of the reproductive tract that implantation take place?

In what part of the reproductive tract that implantation take place?

Th uterus: Normal implantation first takes place in the uterine lining, which is called endometrium. When implantation occurs anywhere else its called an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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Does it hurt when fertilization happening in the womb?

Does it hurt when fertilization happening in the womb?

No: Fertilization is a hookup of egg & sperm that usually occurs in the fallopian tubes as the egg moves slowly to the uterus. ...Read more

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Is it true that a sperm has to be in the womb for 12hrs before it can fertilize the egg?

False: Sperm can pass through uterus into fallopian tube in as little as 30 minutes ; fertilization can take place in less than an hour. Fertilization takes place in fallopian tubes ; not in the womb. The fertilized egg udergoes a few divisions feore iot reaches ; implants into the womb. ...Read more

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How long does it take a fertilize egg take to get the uterus?

How long does it take a fertilize egg take to get the uterus?

Approximately: It takes approximately 3 days for any egg-fertilized or not- to reach the uterus from the fallopian tubes. It takes about 6-12 hours on average, sometimes up to 24 hours for the egg to get from the ovary to the fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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When the egg leaves the ovarian, how long does it take to get to the uterus? And how long does it take to to fertilize once in the uterus?

Fertilizzation: The egg is fertilized by the sperm in the fallopian tube, not the uterus. The embryo once formed migrate to the uterus an implants after ~ 5 days. From fertilization to implantation it takes approximately 5 days. ...Read more

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How long does egg takes to implant on the uterus after fertilization?

How long does egg takes to implant on the uterus after fertilization?

6-to-7 days old: A fertilized egg/embryo always implants in the uterus when it is between 6-to-7 days old. ...Read more

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Do the birth-control pills prevent fertilization or they just prevent the fertilized egg to attach to the uterus?

Do the birth-control pills prevent fertilization or they just prevent the fertilized egg to attach to the uterus?

Multi - ways: Birth control pills work in many ways depending on the type (ie Progesterone only or combination pills). The main function is to stop ovulation from occurring. If no egg is released then there is no egg to fertilize. If this fails and an egg is made and released - the secondary defense is thinning the lining to prevent embryos from implanting. They also effect cervical mucus. ...Read more

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If a woman's egg is fertilized by a sperm and it doesn't reach the womb, there will be still menstruation?

If a woman's egg is fertilized by a sperm and it doesn't reach the womb, there will be still menstruation?

No: If an egg is fertilized and not implanted in the uterus; it results in what we call an ectopic pregnancy.This could be life threatening,this is usually tubal and occasionally ovarian or abdominal.In any case menstruTion still would not occur.There maybe some abnormal bleeding ...Read more

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What is the causes of vibration on a womb?

What is the causes of vibration on a womb?

Pregnancy?: The first step is a pregnancy test. If negative then the next most likely thing is an intestinal problem since the only thing moving in an abdomen are the guts.A gastroenterologist can evaluate. If that is normal then see an Obgyn to exclude ovarian and uterine pathology. ...Read more

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Is it a problem if my womb is tilted backwards?

Is it a problem if my womb is tilted backwards?

Not usually: The uterus is tilted backwards in 10-15% of women. Its considered normal and doesn't usually cause any problems. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Could using vibrators hurt the womb?

Not if used properly: If the vibrator is used on the vulva and clitoris gently there is absolutely no harm to the uterus. If it is inserted into the vagina and used roughly, then it can cause cervical tears and bleeding. ...Read more

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How is a thin womb lining thickened ???

Womb lining thickene: LebogangM ~ usually under the influence of hormones. Estrogen thickens, progesterone in the 2nd 1/2 of the cycle makes it mature and allows breakdown. Pregnancy and infection and neoplastic conditions are some others. Do not worry about this. All you should be doing is seeing the OBGYN once a year for an exam and a PAP smear and he will advise if any problems.thx ...Read more

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Are flea bites harmful to baby in womb??

Are flea bites harmful to baby in womb??

Depends: If that flea carried plague and you got sick I can see that that bite could be a problem.However, we don't see plague in this country and your average flea bite is just a nuisance, not a threat to you or baby. ...Read more

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Recovery time after tilted womb surgery?

PLEASE ask you doc: Who is going to do the surgery since your doc knows exactly what he or she is going to do and knows your body habitus, that is a standard ? U should be asking your doc and your doc should tell u that without u even having to ask it , when i propose or plan to do surg on my pts i always tell them how long recovery would normally be and what to expect during recovery. ...Read more

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What exercises will help a prolapse womb?

What exercises will help a prolapse womb?

Kegel: Kegel exercises may help prevent theprogression of early stage of uterine prolapse. This exercise involves contracting and relaxing the muscles that surround the vagina and urethra. It is the same muscle you would use to stop the flow of urine while you are going to the bathroom. It is important to do this correctly because some just tighten their abdominal muscles rather than the pelvic muscle. ...Read more

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When can a baby start kicking in the womb?

When can a baby start kicking in the womb?

20 weeks.: A baby can start kicking at anytime, the real question is when you should expect to feel the baby's movements. It's called quickening and it happens at around 18-20 weeks. People who've been pregnant before will often feel it earlier. Any earlier than that and it's probably indigestion. ...Read more

Womb (Definition)

The womb is the inside of the uterus ...Read more