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How does a hair transplant work?

How does a hair transplant work?

Hair replacement: Hair transplant is a type of hair replacement which involves transplantation of hair from the back of the head to the area of hair loss. The hair from the back regions of the head are genetically designed to remain in place despite hormonal changes. Transplantation can be completed by strip or by [fue] follicular unit extraction. Transplantation is completed most naturally as single hairs. ...Read more

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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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How long does it take for a sperm to fertilize?

How long does it take for a sperm to fertilize?

Up to several days : Once ejaculated during intercourse, sperm can live up to 5 days in the female's body. Also note that it can take up to 5 days for the sperm to reach the egg. So anywhere from 1-5 days is the best answer. ...Read more

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How does in vitro fertilization works & how much does it cost?

How does in vitro fertilization works & how much does it cost?

IVF summary: Essentially a woman takes fertility drugs to make muliple egg form, the eggs are removed and fertilized in a petri dish with sperm (partner's or donor) the embryos created are put back in with an embryo transfer 2-5 days later. Ivf usually costs around $10, 000. For details on the procedure and costs refer to my website www.Rockymountainfertility.Com. ...Read more

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How do you put sperm in a sperm bank and how much will it cost?

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How do you put sperm in a sperm bank and how much will it cost?

Simple: The sperm sample is obtained using several methods most commonly masturbation in a sterile cup. The specimen is given or sometimes mailed to the center where a drop is tested and the rest is frozen. Cost for analysis, freezing and storage for one year is us$ 1000 or less. ...Read more

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How to does the donor egg process work?

How to does the donor egg process work?

Several steps: There are several steps to the donor egg IVF process.They include selecting and screening the donor, testing you, preparing your uterus for implantation, stimulating the donor's eggs, harvesting her eggs, fertilizing them with your husband's sperm, transferring them back into you, giving you meds to hold onto the pregnancy and then the pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How does in vitro works & how much does it cost to have it done?

How does in vitro works & how much does it cost to have it done?

LAB FERTILIZATION: Ivf means the egg and sperm are fertillized in the lab, in a petri dish rather than in a womans tubes. Traditionally the female is given fertility medications to help the ovary to make more than one egg and then the eggs are removed from the ovary. The eggs and sperm are put together in the lab in a petri dish to fertilize. Several days later, the embryo is transferred into the uterus. ...Read more

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How much does artificial insemination with a donor range to?

How much does artificial insemination with a donor range to?

IVF: Most costs are provider specific, and will vary depending on any additional testing or evaluation that needs done, but you should probably budget at least 10-15,000. ...Read more

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How does hCG work on a frozen transfer?

How does hCG work on a frozen transfer?

No impact: the HCG shot is given an order to help you ovulate, and if you are having a frozen transfer then you have no need for ovulation and so this medication would not usually be used ...Read more

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How long does HIV take to show up on a blood donor test?

How long does HIV take to show up on a blood donor test?

Depend when infected: Someone with an acute HIV infection may not show HIV antibody in the blood when tested; however a viral load count and p24 antigen test may detect the virus. Normally the HIV antibody will be positive by sixth week after an infection. ...Read more

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How long does an egg cell live when you're fertile?

How long does an egg cell live when you're fertile?

Hours to years: After ovulation an oocyte can be fertilized maybe up to 24 hours, probably about half that. Before ovulation the eggs are all as old as the woman who has them (her age in years.). ...Read more

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How much does a semen anlysis costs?

How much does a semen anlysis costs?

Varies place 2 place: Also how much needs to be analysed. Suggest you ask dr. Who advises semenanalysis, unless you are only interested in total sperm count ; % viable sperm. Then look up labs via google, call and ask how much they charge. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a sperm to reach an egg?

How long does it take for a sperm to reach an egg?

Not long: It can be a matter of minutes from the time the sperm is ejaculated until it reaches the egg. The sperm are also stored in the cervical mucus so they can continue to filter up into the uterus and tubes for days. ...Read more

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How does a man ejaculate at the sperm bank?

How does a man ejaculate at the sperm bank?

Sperm Bank visit: Thank you for asking this question. I bet many men have wondered about this. But, it is done with masturbation. There are usually videos or printed material to provide some stimulation but it is masturbation and ejaculating into a container. ...Read more

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How long does it takes sperm to die in a condom?

How long does it takes sperm to die in a condom?

If kept: Warm and moist, they can remain viable for hours. Flushed down the toilet or thrown into the trash, they die much sooner. That's why you used to condom in the first place. ...Read more

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How long does it take for sperm to live in a condom?

How long does it take for sperm to live in a condom?

How it is preserved: It can survive in side female reproductive system up to 5 days , ( most of the time 2 to 3 days ) , out side the body on a dry surface will not survive , but in a condom with liquid media , when kept in very cold could survive couple of days. In a sperm bank super cooled with preserves will survive for 5 yrs or may be more. ...Read more

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How does IVF "egg donor" process work?

How does IVF "egg donor" process work?

Overview here ...: First you choose either an anonymous egg donor (usually under 30) or a known donor. The donor is tested for egg supply, infections, genetic or psychological issues. When you are ready, the donor receives shots to make multiple eggs then has eggs removed. The eggs are fertilized in the lab with your partner's sperm, grow into embryos, and the best 1-2 embryos are replaced. Any extras can be frozen. ...Read more

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How long does sperm live in a condom?

How long does sperm live in a condom?

Depending: Upon the situation, ( temperature, hydration, chemical exposure, etc) only for a period of several hours. By the way, most people don't save them. ...Read more

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How does a vasectomy reversal work?

How does a vasectomy reversal work?

Vas reversal: The vas is a pipe/tube that gets sperm from the testes....It is cut and blocked during a vasectomy....Vas reversal just puts it back together...Micro surgery involved due to small tube. ...Read more

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What rights does a sperm donor have to contact my child or me?

What rights does a sperm donor have to contact my child or me?

What did you sign?: You need to review the contract you signed and the policies of the sperm bank you used. Every state has variations. ...Read more

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Where can you find a sperm donor?

Sperm banks: Commercial sperm banks. A simple internet search will yield several results. These banks will provide information on the details of the donor. Once ready for treatment, your doctor may need to fill out a form for obtaining the sperm. ...Read more

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Can my boyfriend be my sperm donor?

Can my boyfriend be my sperm donor?

Yes: He can. In fact preferable because you know his medical & family medical histories. ...Read more

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Can choose a cousin to be the sperm donor?

Can choose a cousin to be the sperm donor?

Sperm donor: This really depends on your country regulations. Also depending on how close the cousin is will determine if its a good idea. The closer genetically the greater the likelihood of genetic abnormality. You should really talk to a geneticist who can advise you. ...Read more

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What are the requirements to be a sperm donor?

It's quite strict: There are national guidelines for screening sperm donors in the US. Most reputable banks adhere to those guidelines. These include, and aren't limited to, being tested via sperm analysis as well as blood tests to assure good health and absence of infectious diseases and genetic disorders. Contact a reputable sperm bank (like California Cryo or Fairfax Cryobank) for further information. ...Read more

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What should I look for when trying to find sperm donor?

Sperm donor qualitie: Basically, the individual shoud be of sound physical condition and should represent all of the qualities that you are looking for.................... ...Read more

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How do I go about asking my best friend to be a sperm donor?

Honest conversation: Have an honest conversation, but also discuss all of the responsibility potentials. ...Read more

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Information you are required to provide when being a sperm donor?

Information you are required to provide when being a sperm donor?

Lots of it: Height, weight, age, medical history, surgical history, social history, fertiltiy history, hsitory of sexually transmitted diseases, family history, your educational history, travel history over past 10-20 years. Other info possiblty too. You also need to be tested for sexually transmitetd diseases a minimum of twice, 6 months apart. ...Read more

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What should a sperm donor get tested for before they are able to donate?

What should a sperm donor get tested for before they are able to donate?

No Psych Evals: Most sperm donors are not required to do a psychological evaluation, including psychological testing. This is required for egg donors. ...Read more

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My partner has zero sperm Can I choose my second cousin to be the sperm donor?

My partner has zero sperm Can I choose my second cousin to be the sperm donor?

Yes: As long as both of you do not have rare, "recessive gene" illnesses, using a second cousin as a sperm donor is acceptable in terms of genetic risk. These days, genetic counselors can help you determine if you share certain genes which might result in an illness in a baby. I think it's well worth your time to see a genetic counselor before making this very final decision. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does it matter who I choose as a sperm donor? Ie: ex husband, friend...Are there any legal issues regarding such?

Does it matter who I choose as a sperm donor? Ie: ex husband, friend...Are there any legal issues regarding such?

Your choice: Sperm banks list characteristics such as health, education, racial aspects, etc. Your personal choice of a donor, if you are doing it yourself is no different than a dating relationship. But you can choose based upon your desired characteristics. The only legal issue relates to privacy, the claim of the donor on the child, the rights of the child. You can sign exclusion agreements for this. ...Read more

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Do sperm donor labs give success rates of their donors?

Do sperm donor labs give success rates of their donors?

Generally not: Sperm banks are not required to give the success rates of their donors. However, they usually track the overall numbers of pregnancies obtained (although not by law) and "retire" a donor if this number is reached in a certain area. ...Read more

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Im lookin for a sperm donor I know it sounds silly but what's a1 and ni?

Im lookin for a sperm donor I know it sounds silly but what's a1 and ni?

Silly ?no such thing: Sperm donation is when a male donates sperm for the purpose of impregnating a woman with no fertile sexual partner. Using ai, the sperm is artificially inseminated into the woman's vagina. Using ni, the sperm is naturally inseminated by sexual intercourse with the woman for the specific purpose of fertilization and conception. ...Read more

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What happens if the sperm donor is CMV positive?

CMV: As long as you are also CMV positive there should not be a problem. If you are negative, to play it completely safe, pick a CMV negative donor. ...Read more

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If a sperm donor has herpes, will the donation infect the woman?

If a sperm donor has herpes, will the donation infect the woman?

Semen herpes: Probably not since the virus is typically located on genital skin and semen is extruded through the urethra. Also, the sperm is processed from the semen specimen before it is used. ...Read more

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How do I become a sperm donor? I live in new hampshire and can't find any sperm banks.

How do I become a sperm donor? I live in new hampshire and can't find any sperm banks.

If : If you desire to be a sperm donor you should contact the facility directly. The new hampshire fertility center apparently has offices in concord, lebanon, rochester and manchester. Toll free: 866-770-6138. Normally, sperm banks are looking for men 18 to 40 who are both physically and psychologically healthy. You need to have robust sperm (a high percentage of healthy sperm). The sperm are tested for hiv, hepatitis b & c, cytomegalovirus and syphilis fda regulations require a physical examination and an in depth medical history. ...Read more

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Where can i find free sperm donor that will mail his sperm with no investment in te kid?

Where can i find  free sperm donor that will mail his sperm with no investment in te kid?

Things to ponder: Respected sperm banks research the medical history of the donor and do some basic safety testing on the material, prepare it so it preserves its fertility, and monitors its use. "Mail order" sperm may be available on the net, but you would never know the source, fertility, or whether it would die in transit. You need to meet with your doc/OB and discuss your interests. ...Read more

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