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When do you need iui?

When do you need iui?

Sperm in 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

Dr. Deborah Smith
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Intrauterine Insemination (Definition)

Intrauterine insemination (iui) is where fresh or frozen partner or donor sperm is prepared or 'washed' to increase the sperm quality then gently injected through your cervix after a speculum exam, like a pap smear exam. It should be painless or cause mild cramping only. Iui helps with mild to moderate sperm problems. Iui preparations should have at least 2 million moving ...Read more


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Can I do exercise after iui?

Can I do exercise after iui?

YES: Avoid heavy lifting or crunching. Try walking and freeweights. ...Read more

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What is the criteria of iui?

What is the criteria of iui?

Iui???: Hello~ abbreviations are odious. Please explain what "iui" means. Write out in full thanks ...Read more

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Is it ok to exercise after iui?

Is it ok to exercise after iui?

Certainly!: Within limits anyway: no prize fighting, skydiving, marathon running, etc, ... ...Read more

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Where can I get an IUI done at?

Fertility specialist: While some obgyns do IUIs, your best bet is to see a reproductive endocrinologist, which is a fertility specialist, in your area. We all do these types of procedures all of the time. He or she will determine whether it is appropriate and what if any drugs and/or tests need to be done along with it. ...Read more

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How can we perform an IUI at home?

You can't: An intrauterine insemination (iui) requires first semen to be washed as unwashed semen should not be inserted into the uterine cavity. A special catheter is then needed to enter the uterine cavity to deposit the washed sperm into the uterine cavity. For these reasons, as well as others, IUI cannot be performed at home. ...Read more

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What is iui; why done; does it work?

What is iui; why done; does it work?

Sperm in 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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Sir;what is the success rate of IUI?

Depends: Success rates depend on you and your partner's fertility problem and your age. Most couples who turn to IUI have a 5 to 20 percent chance of becoming pregnant with each cycle. Your chances will be closer to 20 percent if you take fertility drugs in conjunction with the procedure. ...Read more

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What is the chance of sucess of iui?

It depends: It depends on multiple factors. These include, and aren't necessarily limited to: having normal (open, functioning) fallopian tubes; timing the insemination to the time of ovulation; the skill of the fertility specialist doing the iui; the quantity and quality of the sperm being used for iui; the woman's age!; and the dna structure and functioning of the sperm (fragmentation and decondensation). ...Read more

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What does string CM after an IUI mean?

Nothing: It is not specific for anything, but doesn't sound abnormal. Good wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Iui (Definition)

Intrauterine insemination is when the sperm is washed and is subsequently placed in the uterus with a small catheter so that it's closer to the egg ...Read more