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Answered 2012-08-22 07:20:11

It takes a few minutes for a sperm cell to penetrate the wall of the egg (and when it does so a reaction in the wall prevents other sperm from entering).

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24 hours but the sperm can live inside up to 5 days.


Fast-swimming sperm can reach the egg in a half an hour, while others may take days. The sperm can live up to 48-72 hours.


How long does male sperm live


A sperm cell lives inside the Vagina, searching for the egg and dies after 48 hours after be ejaculated from the penis if it does not find the egg.


It takes about day or two to get the sperm to the egg. You will know when your pregnant.


I've heard that if the sperm do no reach their target - the unfertilised egg within 3 days, they die


To fertilize an egg, one needs live sperm. If there is no meeting of sperm and egg, there can be no fertilization.


It only takes sperm a few minutes to get inside of an egg.


It can take 12 - 72 hours for human sperm to reach the egg.


Only males have sperm. There is no such thing as female sperm.


it takes up to 1 week for sperm to fertilize an egg depending on how fast the sperm swims


Sperm have long tails so they can swim vertically to fertilize the egg.


It usually takes between 3-5 days for Sperm to reach & fertilize the egg.


Chlamydia does not affect how long sperm can live in a woman.


Sperm can not live in water. So, the answer is zero.


When he ejaculates, many many sperm are released and they are in a race to make it to the egg dropped through the fallopian tube. If an egg has been released, the fastest sperm penetrates it and no others can, and the egg implants itself into the wall of the uterus to begin cell division to form a zygote etc. If there is no egg present, the sperm live for a few days, as long as 5, within the vagina and eventually die.


no just as long as there is enough sperm to travel to fertilize the egg


X and Y sperm live for just as long - up to 5 days


If you are asking "how long does it take for the sperm to fertilize the egg once it penetrates the egg wall?", it is instantaneous. That's what "fertilized" means. If you are asking "how long does it take the sperm to fertilize the egg once it enters the female body?", there is no exact answer. it could take from a few minutes to a few days.


IVF is allowed in Islam as long as the husband's sperm and the wife's egg is used. It is haram to use a donor egg or sperm or to emplant an emryo not composed of the sperm and egg of the emplanted couple. So a surrogate mother who is emplanted with the egg and sperm of another couple is haram.


Byrophytes live in moist environments because the sperm must swim to the egg.


The tail of a sperm remains with the head until the sperm goes into the egg to fertilise it.


Sperm cell has long tail so that it can swim to the egg cell.


It can take several hours for the sperm to travel to the upper portion of the uterine tubes where they meet an egg ready for fertilization.


The biggest part of the sperm enters the egg first. The whole sperm eventually is in the egg.