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intrauterine insemination

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Opsahl
42 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Sperm in Uterus: Intrauterine insemination or IUI refers to the process of placing sperm into the uterine cavity. The semen requires preparation to isolate the sperm i ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Desire for pregnancy: If you have been unable to get pregnant and are having regular ovulatory periods you are a candidate for Intrauterine insemination. Male partners that ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience in Fertility Medicine
No: No. It is a simple procedure. It should not cause pain. Sometimes the actual procedure only takes 2-3 seconds and usually it takes less than 20 second ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Put sperm in uterus: Intrauterine insemination (iui) is where fresh or frozen partner or donor sperm is prepared or 'washed' to increase the sperm quality then gently inj ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
IVF/IUI: (grin) if i understand the question, ivf is a 'test-tube baby' rather than a 'turkey-baster' baby. 'turkey-baster' describes (more or less) intrauteri ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
IVF: An unusual question at your age. Surely if you are seeing an obstetrician for IVF, that doctor would be explaining that to you? If you are asking on b ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Roseff
38 years experience in Fertility Medicine
It varies!: Insemination, or iui, has success rates that will vary a lot according to such factors as the woman's age, presence of endometriosis, and quantity/qua ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience in Gynecology
Yes but cumbersome: If the person knows how to do it semen has to be put deep in vagina close to cervix.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Lindheim
36 years experience in Fertility Medicine
20-22%: Assuming that you have 1. Normal ovarian reserve 2. No tubal or uterine problems 3. No male factor then this should mirror normal monthly fertil ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Raff
Dr. Ira Raff answered
56 years experience in Urology
Yes: If you have exhausted all avenues including your mates . She may be very fertile or not if not then icsi and ivf can be a treatment but it can be very ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Roseff
38 years experience in Fertility Medicine
It should work!: Icsi (injecting a sperm into an egg) bypasses poor motility and should succeed. If you have failed two ivf/icsi cycles, i strongly suggest you defer ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Huge NumberVariables: including: age, person receiving, donors, those helping & their methods, food, emotional issues & the list goes on & on. All meaningful me ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience in Fertility Medicine
IVF: As a general rule, IVF always has a pregnancy rate 3-10x that of IUI. The actual pregnancy rate varies based on individual situations. Sometimes the d ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Garrett Garner
8 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Same as 1st: Depends on age, sperm, and likelihood of ovulation.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience in Fertility Medicine
ZIFT: Zygote intrafallopian transfer (zift) is a surgical, laparoscopic, procedure where a zygote is placed in the female's fallopian tube. The zygote conti ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Only if infection: An iud is unlikely to cause fertility issues unless you had an infection like pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) or pelvic actinomycosis, a bacterial i ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: People who have been properly counseled, and enter IVF voluntarily have few complications short or long-term. The procedure is successful, risks are l ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
It varies: But it’s often around 3 cycles. It can be more or fewer depending on how the IUI cycles have gone, patient age, doctor or patient agenda.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience in Anesthesiology
Ivf: Sometimes ivf does not work or you need more tries. Ivf consultant will offer you different options and tests, ruling out genetic and immune abnormali ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
IVF: In-vitro fertilization is the most advanced ART (assisted reproductive technology) for helping women become pregnant. What is unique about ivf is the ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: The HCG may stimulate the corpus luteum to persist longer than normal. The corpus luteum is a cyst that produces Progesterone and estrogen, and when t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not if it is in the: Muscle, if it is in the endometrial cavity , if could but I am sure if it was in the cavity your doc would have already removed it before ivf.

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