After iui what precautions to be taken - Doctor answers

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Any precautions to b taken after iui?

Any precautions to b taken after iui?

Not really: Iui is a simple office procedure used to enhance fertility. There is a slight risk of infection and there may be some post procedure cramping. Good luck! ...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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When do you need iui?

When do you need iui?

IUI Use: Intrauterine insemination (iui) is used to increase the chances of conception in cases where there is low sperm count, ejaculation dysfunction, thick cervical mucus, scarred cervix, decrease sperm motility or in cases where the sperm is donated or there is unexplained infertility in couples who have being trying to conceive for at least one year without success. ...Read more

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Is it ok to exercise after iui?

Certainly!: Within limits anyway: no prize fighting, skydiving, marathon running, etc, . .. ...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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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 definition or description of: iui?

Insemination: 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 for fertilization to occur. ...Read more

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Is accupuncture good for iui?

Is accupuncture good for iui?

Yes: This was a nice article: http://www. Fertilityproregistry. Com/article/acupuncture-and-iui-pregnancy-rates-and-results. Html. ...Read more

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Did HSG test is done before iui?

HSG: A work up is usually done prior to treatment. The hgs will let you know that your tubes are open and that the sperm can reach your egg. Performing the IUI with blocked tubes if a waste of time and money! ...Read more

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What are the side effect of iui?

What are the side effect of iui?

Paragard or Mirena (levonorgestrel): With paragard, period may have same or heavier flow and same or heavier cramping than before insertion. With mirena, (levonorgestrel) Progesterone is released into uterus and the effect is only in uterus not throughout the body, there is usually less days and amount of flow and sometimes the period stops, with that comes less cramping. You still ovulate each month with either iud and mid-cycle pain may be be there. ...Read more

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What helps implantation after iui?

What helps implantation after iui?

Progesterone: You can take Progesterone such as prometrium (micronized progesterone). ...Read more

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Did IUI and HSG test have same process?

Did IUI and HSG test have same process?

IUI isn't bad: All women dislike the hsg, in 20 years women tell me the IUI is easier than the hsg. I tell my patients to assume it will feel no worse than a pap smear, and not one has disagreed with me afterward. ...Read more

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Is IUI success higher with 3 follicles?

Is IUI success higher with 3 follicles?

Yes: Since you have more chances with more numbers, the success rates increase with more follicles but so do rates of multiple pregnancies. All the best to you! ...Read more

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Best time to have IUI after positive opk?

1-2 days later: The kit means you will ovulate 1-2 days later. That is generally the best time for iui. Better to be a little early than a little late since the sperm stay around a little later than the eggs. ...Read more

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Once u start ovulating is to late for iui?

No, it's still OK: See my other answer as well. If we are monitoring a treatment cycle with ultrasound, and you have a decent-sized follicle and then get a positive lh surge I would do an IUI on the day of your surge. The egg has up to 24 hours after ovulation when fertilization could occur. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are you supposed to bloated after your iui?

Yes: The bloating is probably because you are ovulating. ...Read more

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If you bleed after IUI what does this mean?

Several things: Bleeding after an IUI can be caused by a friable, or cervix that's bleed easy, a small bleed behind the gestational sac, following intercourse, the loss of a twin and/or signs of an early miscarriage. If you have any bleeding, contact your doctor immediately. And remember, it may not be a bad sign. Probably would consider starting Progesterone to help quiet the uterus. Good luck. ...Read more

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How does your husband give specimen for iui?

IUI specimen: "manually" - normally a semen specimen is collected by the male masturbating into a glass container - plastic will interfere with sperm motility. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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