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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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Had IUI (clomid+ ovidril), 2 follicles mturd confirmed,10dpIUI (19th dayofthecycle),cramps like that I get in periods, but no spotting yet?ispreg sym?

Had IUI (clomid+ ovidril), 2 follicles mturd confirmed,10dpIUI (19th dayofthecycle),cramps like that I get in periods, but no spotting yet?ispreg sym?

Not Really: Cramping 10 days post IUI may not be related to pregnancy. It is too early. It may mean that period is coming. It can also mean a completely different issue like an ovarian cyst that can happen with Clomid (clomiphene). It may be even related to implantation. So, it is best to just wait another 4 days and see if you need to do a pregnancy test. Good Luck! ...Read more

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Period like cramps 7days past iui. Implantation cramps or something else?

Period like cramps 7days past iui. Implantation cramps or something else?

Not sure: It can certainly be implantation and cause cramping. It can also be cramping from the ovaries themselves. It can also be a precursor to a period. Not really a good or bad sign at all. ...Read more

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I had period like cramps 6 days post IUI could it be implantation , i have 7 days til mensus?

I had period like cramps 6 days post IUI could it be implantation , i have 7 days til mensus?

IUI cramping: It is not uncommon for uterine cramping to occur immediately post IUI insertion. At 6 days later it could be any number of things causing it including implantation. Good Luck! ...Read more

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I am 9 days past iui, cycle day 30. Very light spotting tonight on tp. Light cramps. Period or pregnant or too early

I am 9 days past iui, cycle day 30. Very light spotting tonight on tp. Light cramps. Period or pregnant or too early

Too Early: Spotting can occur from implantation or from a period about to come. No way to know yet. Hopefully it is good news but 3-4 more days and it will be clear. ...Read more

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I had an IUI 19 days ago, took a pregnancy test and it was negative. I've missed my period and I've had mild cramps. Could I be pregnant?

Probably not: By 19 days after an IUI, if properly timed, a pregnancy test should show up positive. Your period may not have came for several reasons. You should follow up with your fertility specialist. ...Read more

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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