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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 do sperm live in a sterile cup?

How long do sperm live in a sterile cup?

Less than 90 minutes: Usually you want to get the sperm out of the semen by 60 minutes, but as long as the temperature is moderate, sperm can survive 60-90 minutes. Once taken out of the semen, sperm can survive a long time in media. In the cervix or uterus, sperm last 3-5 days while in the vagina about 1 hour! ...Read more

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How long could sperm last in a sterile cup?

How long could sperm last in a sterile cup?

In air?: Most will be dead within about one hour. In media, sperm may live for 2-3 or more days. ...Read more

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If a man's sperm is clear is he sterile?

If a man's sperm is clear is he sterile?

Less likely: A semen sample contains sperm as well as fluid and other proteins. These will sometimes contribute to the clarity of a sample. In general after washing the cloudier a sperm sample is the higher the sperm count. But, i would not count on the clearness to determine if a man is sterile without looking under a microscope. ...Read more

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Is there a difference in appearance between fertile and sterile sperm?

Not exactly: By microscope, can sometimes tell motility levels or obvious malformations, but cannot interpret the genetic code content / completeness by eye. ...Read more

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Can males be sterile by having antibodies to their own sperm?

Can males be sterile by having antibodies to their own sperm?

Yes: Yes sperm antibodies can cause a form of infertility by autoimmune response, but there are ways around this. An infertility specialist is the best to manage this. ...Read more

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How long do sperm live up 2 if its in a cup?

Depending: Upon the situation, ( temperature, hydration, chemical exposure, etc) only for a period of several hours. Why would you put the poor guys in a cup in the first place? ...Read more

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My husband and I have a personal donor and we would like to know how long sperm can last in a cup once ejaculated. We are wanting to do a home insemination?

My husband and I have a personal donor and we would like to know how long sperm can last in a cup once ejaculated. We are wanting to do a home insemination?

Viable sperm: Sperm stops being motile and dies within minutes or as soon as it dries out when not in the vagina. Experts in a fertility clinic can advise you best about this matter,however. ...Read more