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I had a fever after IUI and it failed, did this the cause?

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I had a fever  after IUI and it failed, did this the cause?

Depends: It depends on why you had the fever; if it was an intrauterine infection due to the procedure, then possibly. If it was something entirely different, then probably not. ...Read more

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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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Hi we have just under gone iui insemination. ...is a mild dull ache normal after the procedure?

Hi we have just under gone iui insemination. ...is a  mild dull ache normal after the procedure?

Likely Normal: Intrauterine insemination can sometime cause some uterine cramping (which may feel like an "ache"). Tylenol (acetaminophen) should help with the discomfort. If it worsens, you should call the physician who performed the IUI. ...Read more

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Rate of IUI success for gender slection of boy if modified ericsson is used and insemination on ovulation day. Scientifically speaking not just claim?

Rate of IUI success for gender slection of boy if modified ericsson is used and insemination on ovulation day. Scientifically speaking not just claim?

Iui: I am not in favor of any of these methods. They are all anecdodal. If you wish to use sex selection accurately, then ivf is the way togo , using a procedure called pgd. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about post IUI (insemination) questions?

Can you tell me about post IUI (insemination) questions?

Ask.: Please submit clear & specific questions about iui. One question per entry is best. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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What is intrauterine insemination or iui?

What is intrauterine insemination or iui?

Sperm is inserted: Iui is a method to help someone achieve pregnancy. There are various indications for iui, such as mild sperm abnormalities and unexplained infertility. The semen sample is specially processed in a laboratory, after which the sperm is drawn up into a thin, flexible catheter. The catheter is inserted through the cervix, into the uterus, and sperm is deposited. ...Read more

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What is the criteria for intrauterine insemination (iui).

Desire for pregnancy: If you have been unable to get pregnant and are having regular ovulatory periods you are a candidate for Intrauterine insemination. Male partners that have a sub optimal sperm analysis also qualify. A Fertility GYN MD can go over any further details. ...Read more

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I am planning to do IUI intrauterine insemination . Am 25 years old and am still virgin, so will there be any complications for me and possible for me?

Should be fine: The intrauterine insemination should not be much different then pap smears that you've had done previously. A speculum is placed then a tiny tube is placed through the cervix up into the uterus. ...Read more

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Can artificial insemination IUI (not ivf) be done month after month if not successful the 1st or 2nd time?

Can artificial  insemination IUI (not ivf) be done month after month if not successful the 1st or 2nd time?

It can: Be done several months in a row if certain conditions are met. You cannot start if you have a persistent cyst (usually a follicular or luteal cyst) form the cycle before. ...Read more

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I'm on 2nd iui but have not been given drugs post insemination. Should I ask for them?

Possibly: It sounds as if you were given medication before. Be this as it may, since you expected to be put on medication after the IUI, seek clarification from your provider. ...Read more

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How many inseminations per cycle will be given to a women using Clomid (clomiphene) (or injectables) with iui?

How many inseminations per cycle will be given to a women using Clomid (clomiphene) (or injectables) with iui?

One or two per cycle: One to two per cycle - if one insemination (iui) per cycle we schedule it on the day of expected ovulation (egg release), if two we do one IUI the day before ovulation as well. Two IUI is a slightly higher pregnancy rate than one, but not double. Have intercourse 2-3 times a week as well. Your wife should see a rei (infertility specialist) if not pregnant after three cycles of clomid (clomiphene). ...Read more

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Is it normal to run a fever after iui, and can it affect my getting pregnant?

Not usually: It is very abnormal to run a fever after iui. Other sources of the fever need to be sought. If the fever was due to a rare possibility of a tubal infection after insemination then compromise of the fallopian tubes may occur. ...Read more

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How many artificial inseminations (IUI) are usually recommended before trying in vitro fertilization?

It varies: But it’s often around 3 cycles. It can be more or fewer depending on how the IUI cycles have gone, patient age, doctor or patient agenda. ...Read more

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Doing IUI w donor. My bf and I had unprotected sex. I ovulated EARLY this month and did insemination within 24hrs of sex with my bf. Who is the dad?

Doing IUI w donor. My bf and I had unprotected sex. I ovulated EARLY this month and did insemination within 24hrs of sex with my bf. Who is the dad?

Are you pregnant?: It is not clear that you are pregnant. If you are not, it is a moot question. If you are pregnant, genetic testing can settle the issue. This would require some fetal cells or if you could wait for the baby to be born, an oral swab will do. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What is the definition or description of: intrauterine insemination?

What is the definition or description of: intrauterine insemination?

Put sperm in uterus: 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 sperm for best results. ...Read more

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Can I have intrauterine insemination if my tubes are tied?

No: This wouldn't make any sense: with 'tied' tubes the sperm you put in the uterus would still not reach the egg to fertilize it. ...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


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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more