Can two different men's sperm fertilize one egg?

Can two different men's sperm fertilize one egg?

Occasionally, two sperm are known to fertilize a single egg; this 'double fertilization' is thought to happen in about 1% of human conceptions. An embryo created this way doesn't usually survive, but a few cases are known to have made it — these children are chimaeras of cells with X and Y chromosomes.

What happens if 2 sperms fertilize an egg?

Fertilization of an egg by two sperms results in the presence of a triploid chromosome set, including three sex chromosomes. ... Such a sperm fertilizing an egg by would yield a triploid condition. Second, an abnormal egg with two chromosome sets might be fertilized by a normal sperm.

Can you feel when an egg gets fertilized?

In the uterus, the morula becomes a blastocyst and eventually burrows into the uterine lining in a process called implantation. Although some women report feeling cramping or pain during the implantation process, not everyone will experience this symptom.

Can unhealthy sperm fertilize an egg?

Can an abnormally shaped sperm fertilize an egg? Yes, it can. However, having higher amounts of abnormally shaped sperm has been associated with infertility in some studies. Usually, higher numbers of abnormally shaped sperm are associated with other irregularities of the semen such as low sperm count or motility.

What happens if we do not release sperm?

The body breaks down unused sperm, which does not build up to trigger further problems. Over time, not ejaculating can trigger psychological problems. For example, people with sexual dysfunctions that affect their ability to ejaculate may experience distress or embarrassment. It can also lead to relationship problems.