Top
10
Doctor insights on: Iui And Post Wash Sperm Count

Share
1

1
Sperm count 66million with post wash motility of 50% is this good number for doing iui?

Sperm count 66million with post wash motility of 50% is this good number for doing iui?

Yes: Not bad. Successful pregnancies have been achieved with numbers much lower than this. Best of luck. ...Read more

Dr. Deborah Smith
287 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Can still perform IUI even low sperm count?

Can still perform IUI even low sperm count?

Yes: As long as tubes are open, you can. However the chance of pregnancy varies. Generally IUI is not very successful when the number of moving sperm (total motile sperm) is less than 10 million. Usually that is a reason to do ivf with icsi. ...Read more

3

3
Good sperm count but sperm have morphology shape can IUI help.

Good sperm count but sperm have morphology shape can IUI help.

Yes: Abnormal morphology can be improved with antioxidant nutritional therapy. Evaluation by a urologist may reveal a large varicocele and if corrected it will improve the morphology also. Intrauterine insemination seems to help with pregnancies when abnormal morphology exists. ...Read more

4

4
Are the chances of a successful IUI higher when the sperm count is very good?

Are the chances of a successful IUI higher when the sperm count is very good?

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

5

5
Can IUI help to impregnate even low sperm count and low motility?

Can IUI help to impregnate even low sperm count and low motility?

Depends how low ...: In general intrauterine insemination (iui) may help with mild to moderate sperm problems but ivf with icsi (intracytoplasmic sperm injection) is better for severe sperm problems. If semen analysis shows total motile counts (tmc) of less than 10 million on more than one sa, or IUI preparations have less than 2 million 'postwash' tmc (after the sperm is prepared) on a regular basis, icsi is needed. ...Read more

7

7
We had IUI today with 29 million washed sperm count and 2 good follicles. Wife is 34 years old. Good chance for success?

We had IUI today with 29 million washed sperm count and 2 good follicles.  Wife is 34 years old. Good chance for success?

Yes and good luck: typically the pregnancy rates depending on what ovulation induction medications were used will range between 8 to 18%. Once there are at least 5 million motile sperm in the inseminate The chances are very good; best of luck to you ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
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

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

Washed sperm : Washed sperm can live for 24 hours inside the genital tract. As for success, that depends on many factors. If looking only at sperm counts, 82 million is a good number that carries a better chance for pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

9

9
Planning on getting IUI how it work husband sperm count good both tube open?

Planning on getting IUI how it work husband sperm count good both tube open?

IUI: Intrauterine insemination is a procedure in which sperm is prepped placed in a catheter and deposited in the uterus overcoming the cervical barrier. The procedure is simple and painless. After the procedure you will lie on the bed for 10 mins. ...Read more

Washing (Definition)

As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...Read more


Dr. Al Hegab
1 doctor shared a insight

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