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Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Will artificial insemination at the time of ovulation using a 10 ml needless syringe full of fresh seamen inserted into the vagina result in pregnancy?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Will artificial insemination at the time of ovulation using a 10 ml needless syringe full of fresh seamen inserted into the vagina result in pregnancy?

Turkey baster method: Affectionately referred to as "turkey baster" technique or method but using needle-less syringe as you've noted is an inexpensive & low tech way to get pregnant. There are many websites describing how this can be managed assuming your partner or semen source is willing. Just be sure to hold still for a while to give sperm a chance to travel. If infertility is an issue, be sure to see reproendo doc. ...Read more

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Artificial Insemination (Definition)

Artificial insemination is the insertion of sperm directly inside the uterine cavity. This is performed by passing a tiny catheter through the cervical canal and into the uterine cavity. Semen is typically washed prior to the procedure. This procedure is also referred to as ...Read more


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Is it true that I have to lay down for at least 30 minutes after artificial insemination using syringe? Or can I get up and move normally right away?

Is it true that I have to lay down for at least 30 minutes after artificial insemination using syringe? Or can I get up and move normally right away?

Please ask your doc: Usually they want you to do that which should not be a big deal so you can maximize your chance for successful pregnancy, u can read a book or use your cell phone or watch tv or computer while u are laying down. ...Read more

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How can I be sure im getting the syringe and sperm to the right place while doing artificial insemination? Failed 4 times now .

How can I be sure im getting the syringe and sperm to the right place while doing artificial insemination? Failed  4 times now .

You need instruction: Multiple question
what do you mean by "failed"?
Why do you need artificial insemination?
What is the quality of the sperm? Whose sperm are you using?
You need instruction and demonstration.
See your gynecologist / fertility specialist.
Perhaps there is another problem preventing concecption. ...Read more

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I did artificial insemination and used a 2 inch syringe with donor sperm. Did I decrease my chances of success since I didn't use a "4-7" inch syringe?

I did artificial insemination and used a 2 inch syringe with donor sperm. Did I decrease my chances of success since I didn't use a "4-7" inch syringe?

Insemination: You may have decrease your chances as you were unable to or unlikely to place the semen at the edge of the cervix margin. ...Read more

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Failed artificial insemination 3 times with a 10ml syringe and tubing extension, any advice? Is the syringe long enough to reach uterus?

Artificial inseminat: Artificial insemination (ai) can be performed intravaginally with unprocessed semen or intrauterine with washed semen (semen processed to remove the seminal plasma --which can cause severe cramps). If your performing the standard ai you don't have to insert the semen very far into the vagina. Intrauterine insemination requires a lab to process the sample, and a special cathether to insert. ...Read more

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If I have a 5 ml syringe would that work for insemination?

If I have a 5 ml syringe would that work for insemination?

Probably not: I presume you are considering intrauterine insemination (IUI). For that you would need specialized sperm selection media, an incubator, and an insemination catheter at least. Trying to perform an insemination with a simple 5 c syringe is unlikely to be successful. ...Read more

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Dr.Can I use 5ml syringe for home insemination?Or 10 ml is must?I heard that all are using 10ml.Do 10ml have more chances than 5ml?

Dr.Can I use 5ml syringe for home insemination?Or 10 ml is must?I heard that all are using 10ml.Do 10ml have more chances than 5ml?

More to it: You will get fertilized ( pregnant ) by a single live sperm during ovulation by your home insemination with 5 cc or 10 cc syringe , but there is more to it. You to over come legal implication , future litigation problems, screening of the donor , chances of getting std s including , hepatitis, HIV etc , think about it before you undertake your home project and compelling reason to seek help. ...Read more

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Can I use 1 ml syringe for home insemination for pregnancy? what are my chance of getting pregnant if I inject sperm 5 days after my period?

Can I use 1 ml syringe for home insemination for pregnancy? what are my chance of getting pregnant if I inject sperm 5 days after my period?

Dangerous: It is not safe to do home insemination. The sperm needs to be "washed" and professionally prepared. Inflammatory reactions can occur in some cases. IUI with a fertility specialists usually run between $300-600 in most cases. Compared to the cost of raising a child or the cost of being treated in the ER after a problem this is a quite economical ...Read more

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What are artificial insemination success rates?

What are artificial insemination success rates?

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/quality of sperm being inseminated. Also, some women do "natural cycle" IUI (no drugs), while others use fertility drugs. The success rates average about 10% per attempt (no drugs) and up to 25-30% per cycle with meds. ...Read more

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When should a couple consider artificial insemination?

When should a couple consider artificial insemination?

Multiple reasons: With infertility, an insemination is useful with unexplained infertility or when there is mild male factor infertility (mild abnormalities on semen analysis). If you have irregular periods and ovulation pills don't get you pregnant, then it is reasonable to add in IUI as well. ...Read more

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Why is it artificial insemination become controversial?

Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
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Why is it artificial insemination become controversial?

Not really.: Nothing really controversial about it, it's done in animals all the time. There are religious issues about it, but just like with any aspect of sexuality. ...Read more

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Is artificial insemination a solution for me if divorcing?

Is artificial insemination a solution for me if divorcing?

Uncertain: If you are talking about using a sperm donor--- then in most states until you are officially divorced your husband will be considered the father of the child. Most rei clinics will not use donor sperm in this case without your soon to be ex-husband's permission or until the divorce is final. ...Read more

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Is artificial insemination a costly decision?

That depends: On what you consider costly and whether/what your insurance benefit (if any) is. You should contact local doctors who can help you if prices are a big factor for you. ...Read more

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Would artificial insemination work if you have cercicitis?

Would artificial insemination work if you have cercicitis?

Yes: In someone with cervicitis in the past insemination can work. However they should have their tubes evaluated to make sure the infection in the cervix did not damage the tubes. However, no woman should have an insemination while they have active infection in the cervix. ...Read more

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Can you get infections through artificial insemination?

Can you get infections through artificial insemination?

Rare but possible: If there's signs of a male bacterial infection, with infection-fighting white blood cells in the sperm (pyospermia) we would not use that specimen for an intrauterine insemination or IUI as we might spread infection to the uterus or tubes. Viral infections like hepatitis b, hep. C, and HIV can be transmitted by sperm, so sperm donors are tested. Washing the sperm for IUI doesn't remove all virus. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant by artificial insemination and my tubies are tie?

Can i get pregnant  by artificial insemination and my tubies  are tie?

No: If your tubes are tied, there is no chance fo pregnancy with insemination. You may be a candidate for tubal reversal, or might be succesful with ivf; see a fertility specialist to learn more about these, and best of luck! ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to use a viginal spectrulum when doing artificial insemination?

Yes: Its the only way to do an intrauterine insemination (iui) vs. A vaginal insemination. On the other hand, it should only be done by someone who knows very well how to do it or you run a big risk of injuring the woman being inseminated. ...Read more

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Can two couples with as genotype prevent ss child through artificial insemination?

Can two couples with as genotype prevent ss child through artificial insemination?

No: The couple's chance of having an ss child is 25%. With artificial insemination, we can't select the sperm with the normal gene (a) to use for egg fertilixzation. There are 2 options to prevent ss child: either do in vitro fertilization (ivf) with preimplantation genetic diagnosis (pgd) and use the embryos that are not ss or get pregnant and do cvs at around 10 weeks and if is ss do abortion. ...Read more

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Is artificial insemination a solution for me if I want to optimize chances of in vitro?

Is artificial insemination a solution for me if I want to optimize chances of in vitro?

Do you mean ICSI?: Icsi (intracytoplasmic sperm injection) injects a single sperm into each egg; with conventional in vitro fertilization (ivf) we just mix eggs and sperm in the lab and let natural fertilization occur. 3 reasons for icsi 1. Abnormal sperm tests pre-treatment/ on day of egg retrieval 2. Surgically retrieved sperm 3. Reduce errors in pgd testing for single gene conditions. Otherwise icsi doesn't help. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant after doing a negative test 14 days after artificial insemination?

Can you still be pregnant after doing a negative test 14 days after artificial insemination?

Low probability: Anything is possible but hormones show up quickly after ovulation, generally about 7 days, nothing is set in stone, try a new upt, but insemination yields around 10-20% per month chance of pregnancy. Good luck and make sure u got a good upt and are reading it correctly. ...Read more

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What is artificial insemination, how much is it successful and how much time a frozen sperm can be alive?

What is artificial insemination, how much is it successful and how much time a frozen sperm can be alive?

IUI: Nowadays artificial insemination isuallyrefers to intrauterine insemination. This is where the sperm specimen is washed then placed into a catheter and this catheter is carefully placed at the very top of the uterus where approximately a half a cc of the sperm and culture media combination is deposited. Pregnancy rate if all is as normal as can be ranges between 15 to 20% per attempt. ...Read more

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What is artificial insemination?

What is artificial insemination?

Sperm into uterus: Iui is process of putting prepared sperm in the uterine cavity. Used to treat poor mucus, mild male factor, unexplained infertility-ui, single women or lesbians and sometimes when couple cannot have sex themselves. It works but less than natural intercourse in fertile couples. Often we add superovulation. Works best when ui and normal tests. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does artificial insemination work?

Does artificial insemination work?

Yes: Artificial insemination works best for cervical factor, where the woman's cervix is blocked or closed, from injury, surgery, or a congenital problem. It is also useful for donor insemination. ...Read more

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How should a person go about getting an artificial insemination?

Insemination: That is easy - just look for a reproductive endocrinologist in your area, use google. Also you can ask your regular gyn doctor to recommend one. Set up an appointment and they will walk you through it. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: artificial insemination?

What is the definition or description of: artificial insemination?

AKA IUI: Artificial insemination is the insertion of sperm directly inside the uterine cavity. This is performed by passing a tiny catheter through the cervical canal and into the uterine cavity. Semen is typically washed prior to the procedure. This procedure is also referred to as intrauterine insemination or iui. ...Read more

Syringe (Definition)

A syringe is a simple pump consisting of a plunger that can be pulled and pushed along inside a cylindrical tube allowing the syringe to take in and expel a liquid or gas through an orifice at the open end of the tube. The open end of the syringe may be fitted with a needle for ...Read more