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Fever And Cold After Iui
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
Had my 1st IUI last friday. I m 9dpo today. Feeling sick (not nauseous) from morning. Had a temp dip for sometime in the morning. Little cm. Can I b pg?
Too early: It's too early. You need to check with your MD about when to check a test. ...Read more
I had an iui a week ago. Right now I am down with a sore throat running nose and watering eyes, will this flu affect my implantation chances?
Tell your surgeon: Hi there Ralph I am presuming you are having cataract surgery. In that case, it is prudent you let your surgeon no as they may think it is best until you get better from your cold. Cataract surgery can be difficult in a situation when you have to cough and if there is any sign of eye infection. Best of luck. Dr Rebecca Mammo, Bronx NY ...Read more
I have a cold during my scheduled IUI (i used chlomid & ovidrel) so I had intercourse with my husband instead. Did being sick decrease my chances?
No: Chances should be the same. Good luck. ...Read more
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
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
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
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