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A 37-year-old male asked:

Is it worthwhile to do a 5th iui with unexplained infertility? wife 34 years old and sperm counts are high.

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Dr. Kent Childs
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Iui : depends on whether her follicles are adequate. IUI basically bypasses the vagina,cervix and allow a higher volume or count in the uterus. After 3-4 IUI sometimes might consider ruling out endometriosis etc as a cause which may require a laparoscopy. Or in vitro fertilization. Has her antimullerian hormone been checked as well bc of age.
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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Pregnancy: Success rates vary so cannot tell.
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I'm 25 my husband is 40. We have tried for 3 years and are doing IUI with Clomid (clomiphene) and hCG injection. Sperm is low side of normal. I had adhesions?
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Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
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This kind of situation is often too complex to answer in a forum like this. The fact that you are doing clomid and IUI suggests you are working with an infertility specialist. They will be able to give you specific advice.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Hi doc, my blood test report is normal only level of tsh(5.48) are borderline high and my husband has azoospermia wil IUI work wid donor sperm work?
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Dr. Nonyelu Anyichie
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
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A 37-year-old male asked:
5th IUI yesterday done with Clomid and higher dose of Gonal F (follitropin alfa). 33 million sperm and 2 follicles this IUI. Can this work or IVF required? Unexplained
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
IUI: Is your physician confirming ovulation? Before you move on to IVF, that question has to be answered. You may need an hcg injection to help cause ovu... Read More
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