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How Long Dose It Take For Sperm To Reach The Egg
Sperm motility: Sperm lose viability after 1 hour in the vagina but can survive up to 3-4 days beyond the cervix. Sperm can reach at the end of the tubes 10-15 min after ejaculation. Sperm can travel fast when the cervical mucus is clear and thin (2-4 days before ovulation); however, once ovulation occurs, the mucus gels up and thicken in order to protect the uterine cavity, thus making sperm movement much harder. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How much time dose it take for sperm to reach the egg and how soon should a guy pull out if he dosent use a condom?
Don't do pull-out: If you have any regard for yourself, your future, the woman you are with, or the danger of bringing an unwanted child into the world, you simply cannot use the "pull out" method. Pregnancy rates are up to 30% for couples that try this. You'll release sperms even before your big ejaculation, and there's always the possibility that in the excitement you won't withdraw. ...Read more
Time for Plan B...: Plan b is a type of hormone that is used in birth control pills. If it is taken within 72 hours of intercourse, it reduces pregnancy by 89%; if taken within 24h, reduces it by 95%. It is not the abortion pill, and if thepregnancy does occur, there is no known effect on the fetus. Sperm may take from minutes to days to reach an egg. http://women.webmd.com/guide/plan-b. ...Read more
Can conception happen the same day you have sex? And how long does it take for the sperm to reach the egg?
About 30min to a day: There isn't a official exact time from ejaculation to fertilization, but it's probably a half hour to a day or so. The egg has to be already out there hanging around, waiting for the sperm, in order for the sperm to get there and fertilize it quickly (half hour to half day or so). Otherwise, it can take days to reach an egg, if the egg hasn't even come out of the ovary yet. ...Read more
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