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Doctor insights on: How Long Can Sperm Survive In The Ovarian Tubes

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How long for the sperm to reach fallopian tube?

How long for the sperm to reach fallopian tube?

Minutes: The most motile sperm will arrive in minutes, but sperm can survive for up to five days waiting for an egg. This is important because the egg itself only has a fertilization window of 12-24 hours. ...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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How long before ovulation should an IUI be done? Is there a chance washed sperms to swim beyond Fallopian tubes?

How long before ovulation should an IUI be done? Is there a chance washed sperms to swim beyond Fallopian tubes?

Doctors protocol: The doctor preforming your IUI will likely have a set office protocol that he or she will want you to follow. Ideally it is done within 6-8 hours of ovulation. If IUI is being timed around a BHCG injection then typically it is done within 24-48hrs of the shot. Confirm your schedule with your treating doctor. ...Read more

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How long does it take for sperm to get to the fallopian tubes after intercourse during my fertile days am trying for a baby?

How long does it take for sperm to get to the fallopian tubes after intercourse during my fertile days am trying for a baby?

Here are some ...: It has been known that sperms usually live 3-5 days after ejaculation. How soon do they reach Fallopian tubes? Clinically, no definite study could be designed for addressing the issue with low clinical pertinence in real life. So, one may assume the sperms may reach there in 1-3 days. To verify pregnancy, do HPT soon after missing the expected period; if (-) & in doubt, repeat it in 1 wk. ... ...Read more

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Trying for concieve so long , fibroid but small, tube clear , sperm test also ok .Taking Clomid (clomiphene) 100 mg , metformin 1000 .Ovulating .Why not concieve?

Trying for concieve so long , fibroid but small, tube clear , sperm test also ok .Taking Clomid (clomiphene) 100 mg , metformin 1000 .Ovulating .Why not concieve?

Doesn't always work: You're receiving good therapy, although your metformin could be increased in step to 2000 mg/day in divided doses as tolerated. Even with proper therapy, some couples cannot conceive. Diet, exercise and weight loss will help as well. Your questions are best directed to your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a question I have my tubes tied and im wanting to get them untied my husbands sperm coumt is fine they said is there a could percentage that we will be successful to be able to have a baby and my agebis 32 and my husband is 26. Thanks s.S?

I have a question I have my tubes tied and im wanting to get them untied my husbands sperm coumt is fine they said is there a could percentage that we will be successful to be able to have a baby and my agebis 32 and my husband is 26.  Thanks s.S?

Tubal reversal: You have the choice of in-vitro (ivf) or tubal reversal. A gyn specialist can often give you a good success rate with surgical repair of "tied" tubes and you can try each month for pregnancy. Ivf costs a lot of money each monthly attempt and also has a good success rate in young healthy women. ...Read more

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In test tube how does the sperm of a man and the ovum of a woman mix together to form a baby?

In test tube how does the sperm of a man and the ovum of a woman mix together to form a baby?

Two ways: Ivf is fertilization outside body. We do not use test tube but rather plastic dishes. We sometimes simply place the washed sperm cells in the dish with the egg (conventional insemination). Sometimes the sperm is the fertility problem and we can insert a single sperm directly into the egg using a microscope and tiny glass needle (icsi - intracytoplasmic sperm injection). Only about 25% -> embryos. ...Read more

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If my husband wants to check his sperm count and i want to change to make sure my tubes are ok so we can have a baby what do we do?

If my husband wants to check his sperm count and i want to change to make sure my tubes are ok so we can have a baby what do we do?

Time for consult: Your pcp or OB can refer you both to a fertility center in the region where they can evaluate you both.Specific testing can provide you with an idea of your individual issues & also orient you to options for assisted reproduction if needed. ...Read more

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