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My boyfriend says his semen isn't 'mature' enough to fertilize an egg. How can that be possible? Can it be fixed?

My boyfriend says his semen isn't 'mature' enough to fertilize an egg. How can that be possible? Can it be fixed?

Nonsense: Is he trying to avoid using condom, misinformed or ignorant? Any live, motile sperm in ejaculated semen is mature enough for fertilization. ...Read more

Semen (Definition)

Semen is the white, viscous substance that forms the male ejaculate. Semen contains sperm, fructose (nutrition for the sperm), and ...Read more


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Is it ok for a semen of:volume:3.2, count:222, motility:33%, progrsive motility 28%, grade motili +3 normal morph:5% to fertilize an egg and conceive?

Is it ok for a semen of:volume:3.2, count:222, motility:33%, progrsive motility 28%, grade motili +3 normal morph:5% to fertilize an egg and conceive?

See my remarks: The volume and count are O.K. Motility and morphology are below normal. Your husband needs to be checked by a urologist who deals with fertility. I bet he has a varicocele (extra veins in lt. Side of scrotum) taking care of the varicocele usually improves the quality of the sperm. ...Read more

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If it can take a rather long time for sperm to meet an egg,then is it possible that douching or showering could remove semen,sperm and prevent pregnan

If it can take a rather long time for sperm to meet an egg,then is it possible that douching or showering could remove semen,sperm and prevent pregnan

Definitely not: Showering or douching will not impact your fertility at all. If you do not want to be pregnant use a condom, avoid intercourse or start birth control. Use over the counter Plan B if intercourse was within 72 hours to decrease the risk of unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

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How much time dose it take the sperm to get to the egg and fertilize it?

How much time dose it take the sperm to get to the egg and fertilize it?

Here are some ...: Known to us, once inseminated in the vagina, the sperms may survive for 3-7 days during which sperms competitively swim through cervix, uterine cavity, Fallopian's tube to fertilize the awaiting egg. But, how long does the lucky sperm take to swim to the egg is an open question since no study has been specifically done to answer your question. So, I guess fertilization take place in 1-7 days. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the sperm to fertilize the egg?

Quickly: The actual fertilization is very quick, but the sperm may wander around for days before getting to the egg to fertilize it. Millions of sperm start the journey, only one (if any) usually gets to the final destination. ...Read more

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How long can it take sperm reach the egg to fertilize it?

Several minutes: It doesn't take sperm long to reach the egg for fertilization. Sperm can reach the egg in a matter of minutes. During intercourse, sperm is also picked up and saved by the cervical mucous and sent towards the egg over many hours. ...Read more

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