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Doctor insights on: Where Does External Fertilization Usually Take Place

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Can fertilization take place externally in humans?

Can fertilization take place externally in humans?

Invitro fetilization: Fertilizes the egg outside of the body, then it implanted in the terous. ...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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Why fertilization only takes place in fallopian tube?

Why fertilization only takes place in fallopian tube?

Other places too: Normal pregnancies start with conception in fallopian tube. Then the embryo develops over a few days to mature enough to stick to the endometrium in the uterine cavity. If mature enough then it will attach and grow. If fertilization occured in the uterine cavity, then the embryo would fall out of the uterus. Ivf allows for outside fertilization. Fertilization outside tube yields ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are some good fertilization drugs that we could take to get pregnant? Thanks!

What are some good fertilization drugs that we could take to get pregnant? Thanks!

Fertility meds: I assume you mean "fertility" drugs. There really aren't any over the counter fertility medications so a consult with your ob/gyn or a fertility specialist would help. ...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