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How Long Does Sperm Live 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
Hard to say, but...: The sperms from IUI have a shorter distance to reach a timely waiting eggs inside Fallopian tube than those naturally inseminated through intercourse. If every things fall correctly, within one day fertilization takes place. IUI is much less recommended for women of >40. More? Just ask the treating doc. Best wishes to succeeding in getting pregnancy. ...Read more
I had my first IUI on friday, but according to bbts didn't ovulate until sunday. How long can washed sperm survive?
1) How long does swim-up washed sperm live inside a women after IUI?
2) I had 2 mature follicles and hubby's sperm count was 82milion. Will i succeed
How long before ovulation should an IUI be done? Is there a chance washed sperms to swim beyond Fallopian tubes?
Doctors protocol: The doctor preforming your IUI will likely have a set office protocol that he or she will want you to follow. Ideally it is done within 6-8 hours of ovulation. If IUI is being timed around a BHCG injection then typically it is done within 24-48hrs of the shot. Confirm your schedule with your treating doctor. ...Read more
I had my IUI 24 hrs after the trigger shot. Could you please let me know how long does sperm can live inside the uterus.Is 24 hr ideal or 36?
I would like to know what are the chances that a wrong sperm gets used in IUI procedure.How do we be careful that such a mishap does not happen.
AI: It is impossible to say that it can not happen, but using a reliable certified lab should diminish the chances to a minimum of that happening. ...Read more
See answer : The overall success rate for IUI is ~10-20% per menstrual cycle and closer to 20% if fertility drugs are used by the female. Success dependent on many factors: age of woman, volume of semen, total sperm count, total sperm motility count, presence of ovulation problems, etc. If no success after 3-6 cycles, consideration should be given to other options such as ivf. ...Read more
Here are some ...: You will get surer answer from the doctor performing IUI Known to us, IUI is done for male infertility with slow sperm count & / or motility with less expense & less cumbersome in procedure. The donor's semen is specially washed in lab to separate sperms from seminal fluid so to maximize sperm concentration and to optimize fertilization while the recipient is ovulating. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more
Yes: Success rates are better with normal sperm counts. However, most studies suggest that once you have over 10-20 million moving sperm in the IUI specimen then the pregnancy rates are the same. Counts of <1 million sperm are much less likely to result in pregnancy. Counts of > 1million and < 5 million can lead to pregnancy but again higher is better. My record low count was 50, 000 for an IUI baby. ...Read more
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