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Can a woman with herpes do artificial insemination?

Can a woman with herpes do artificial insemination?

Yes: An active herpes outbreak is only a concern at the time of vaginal delivery.
An initial herpes infection would not be good during the pregnancy, but recurrent outbreaks are usually not problems for the baby. ...Read more

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Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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Is it possible to get herpes through artificial insemination?

Is it possible to get herpes through artificial insemination?

Theoretically yes: Hsv can be transmitted through ai, so we recommend screening of donors to prevent transmission. Sperm banks screen their donors but if this is a directed sperm donor, you have to decide on the screening. We usually recommend infectious disease tests and quarantine for directed donors but sometimes people waive the testing and take risks. Good luck. ...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?

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

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If we wanted to diy artificial insemination what do I need, and how do I do it?

One answer: Do not. It is more than possible to cause harm or damage if you haven't been trained. Depending on sperm donor the risk of getting a sti may be extremely high. I realize people do it "all the time" but no physician should be giving you instructions on how, esp. Online. ...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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How much does artificial insemination with a donor range to?

How much does artificial insemination with a donor range to?

IVF: Most costs are provider specific, and will vary depending on any additional testing or evaluation that needs done, but you should probably budget at least 10-15,000. ...Read more

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Sorry state of affairs with single moms! Do you agree with artificial insemination?

Sorry state of affairs with single moms! Do you agree with artificial insemination?

For single women yes: I'm not 100% clear on your question, but if you're asking if I agree with donor sperm insemination for single women the answer is yes. Artificial insemination is the same as intrauterine insemination (iui). Iui can be used to help women whose male partner has sperm issues, single women, or women with female partners, and can be done with partner sperm or donor sperm as appropriate. ...Read more

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40, single, and I want to have a baby, would artificial insemination be the solution?

40, single, and I want to have a baby, would artificial insemination be the solution?

Could be: Donor sperm insemination use for women over 38 with no partner happens commonly. I recommend that you see an infertility specialist and make sure your ovarian reserve testing is normal, tubes are open and proceed before its too late due to your age. Fertility rapidly declines after age 38. Psych counseling may help you work thru your decision. Asrm has a list of recommended counselors. ...Read more

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What is the price socially for having artificial insemination and a baby out of wedlock?

What is the price socially for having artificial insemination and a baby out of wedlock?

Partner vs. donor: Can I assume you mean anonymous donor insemination? This is a very important quetsion, but one that's impossible to generalize. The 'social price' depends most on the beliefs and values you share (or do not) with your family and close friends. Where you live also impacts what you call 'social cost, ' which is very different if you live in, say los angeles vs. A small conservative community. ...Read more

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Artificial insemination of anonymous donor--what are his obligations to provide updated health information about him/his family?

Artificial insemination of anonymous donor--what are his obligations to provide updated health information about him/his family?

Legally Obliged: A donor is legally obliged to provide updates. That being said, I'm not sure there are any good mechanisms in place to monitor that. Any it is entirely possible that anyone can have a change in health information for another family member and not be aware of it. ...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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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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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