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Doctor insights on: Why Does Only One Sperm Fertilize The Egg

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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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If i have sex on the 7th will that sperm fertilize the egg before sperm during sex on the 11th?

If  i have sex on the 7th will that sperm fertilize the egg before sperm during sex on the 11th?

Hmmm....: Have never known sperm to be selflessly polite, and swim in place (they can't stand in line), waiting for sperm from an earlier day to go first. However, many sperm from an earlier day would likely have tired out by the time the newer sperm arrived on the scene. But still, nobody knows. If one man, it doesn't matter. If two men, the rule is to separate men by at least TWO weeks. It's a good rule. ...Read more

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If I have sex a few days before my period could the sperm fertilize the egg durring my period(after its almost done).Then i would just miss my next?

If I have sex a few days before my period could the sperm fertilize the egg durring my period(after its almost done).Then i would just miss my next?

Highly unlikely: That is why there is a period at the end of every complete sentence, as it signals the end of a thought or in this case a possibility for pregnancy that menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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What happens when abnormal sperm fertilize an egg?

What happens when abnormal sperm fertilize an egg?

Here are some...: Abnormal sperms denote those sperms with odd shape or poor motility, which tend to less possibly penetrate the timely waiting egg. Nonetheless, if luckily and successfully penetrating to get into the egg takes place, fertilization (union) occurs to form zygote which in turn undergo cell division to form embryo, which will embed onto uterine mucosa (endometrium) where it eventually develops fetus ...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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What is the process of fertilization of the egg by the sperm?

What is the process of fertilization of the egg by the sperm?

Here are some...: Fertilization takes place only the egg & one lucky sperm meet at right time & place, and under right environment; specifically speaking, ovulated egg sucks into Fallopian tube in waiting mode, and sperms-rich semen ejaculate in the depth of vagina, from where the sperms released from liquefied semen start to move and swim "upstream" into cervix, through uterine cavity, and into F-tube to fertilize ...Read more