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What is the chance of sucess of iui?

What is the chance of sucess of iui?

It depends: It depends on multiple factors. These include, and aren't necessarily limited to:
having normal (open, functioning) fallopian tubes;
timing the insemination to the time of ovulation;
the skill of the fertility specialist doing the iui;
the quantity and quality of the sperm being used for iui;
the woman's age! ; and
the dna structure and functioning of the sperm (fragmentation and decondensation). ...Read more

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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Is accupuncture good for iui?

Is accupuncture good for iui?

Yes: This was a nice article: http://www. Fertilityproregistry. Com/article/acupuncture-and-iui-pregnancy-rates-and-results. Html. ...Read more

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Did HSG test is done before iui?

Did HSG test is done before iui?

HSG: A work up is usually done prior to treatment. The hgs will let you know that your tubes are open and that the sperm can reach your egg. Performing the IUI with blocked tubes if a waste of time and money! ...Read more

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What are the side effect of iui?

What are the side effect of iui?

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

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What helps implantation after iui?

What helps implantation after iui?

Progesterone: You can take Progesterone such as prometrium (micronized progesterone). ...Read more

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Any precautions to b taken after iui?

Not really: Iui is a simple office procedure used to enhance fertility. There is a slight risk of infection and there may be some post procedure cramping. Good luck! ...Read more

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Did IUI and HSG test have same process?

Did IUI and HSG test have same process?

IUI isn't bad: All women dislike the hsg, in 20 years women tell me the IUI is easier than the hsg. I tell my patients to assume it will feel no worse than a pap smear, and not one has disagreed with me afterward. ...Read more

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Is IUI success higher with 3 follicles?

Is IUI success higher with 3 follicles?

Yes: Since you have more chances with more numbers, the success rates increase with more follicles but so do rates of multiple pregnancies. All the best to you! ...Read more

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Best time to have IUI after positive opk?

1-2 days later: The kit means you will ovulate 1-2 days later. That is generally the best time for iui. Better to be a little early than a little late since the sperm stay around a little later than the eggs. ...Read more

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Once u start ovulating is to late for iui?

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

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Are you supposed to bloated after your iui?

Yes: The bloating is probably because you are ovulating. ...Read more

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If you bleed after IUI what does this mean?

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

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How does your husband give specimen for iui?

IUI specimen: "manually" - normally a semen specimen is collected by the male masturbating into a glass container - plastic will interfere with sperm motility. ...Read more

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Does stress impact chances of success for iui?

Does stress impact chances of success for iui?

Yes: Stress changes hormones and chances of successful conception. ...Read more

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Iui can be home pragnancy tested after 15 day??

IUI pregnancy test: Yes, you can test for pregnancy 15 days after IUI. ...Read more

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Four days after IUI not spotting what to expect?

Nothing: You should feel normal. I would not expect any spotting or pain. You should feel normal for 10-14 days until either you are pregnant or have a period. ...Read more

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6 follicles IUI success rate. For a 41 year old?

Can't say: Without specifics: what type of medicine used? Insemination with how many total motile sperm? Monitored how? Hcg trigger injection? Other female diagnosis (endometriosis, tubal problems, etc., . ..)? In general # of follicles is not a predictor of pregnancy. Prognosis for a 41-year old is always guarded; you really want to talk with your fertility doctor about this question. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it normal feeling bloated after a week of iui?

No: An IUI itself should not cause any symptoms. But if you took medicine, especially fsh injections, before the iui, bloating is common. Clomid (clomiphene) may also cause that but less likely. If it gets worse would recommend speaking to your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have light bleeding after an iui?

Is it normal to have light bleeding after an iui?

IUD insertion?: Should I assume that you mean the light bleeding occurred right after an iud insertion? Yes, that is a normal post insertion affect and sold disappear very shortly. ...Read more

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What happens between day 1 of IUI and implantation?

A lot: The sperm has to travel to the egg, fertilize it in the fallopian tube. The fertilized egg then divides many times, eventually becoming a blastocyst, entering the uterus and implanting in the uterine wall. ...Read more

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Why would you have light bleed 5 days after an iui?

Why would you have light bleed 5 days after an iui?

Several things: Bleeding post 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

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After IUI I got bleeding dark brown in color why so?

Cervical bleeding: It is common when performing the IUI that the cervix can bleed a little which can lead to spotting which when mixed with vaginal mucus can look brown.
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Chances of successful IUI at age of 35wid 25%motility?

Variable: Iui increases the chances of pregnancy from about 17% per cycle to just over 20% per cycle. It is commonly used when sperm counts or motility are lower than "normal". However, I treated a couple successfully four times with IUI with a count of 400, 00/cc with less than 10% motility. ...Read more

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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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How do you tell if you are ovulating so you can have iui?

How do you tell if you are ovulating so you can have iui?

OPK or ultrasounds: If you have regular periods you can use an ovulation predictor kit (opk). Iui can be timed according to when your OPK goes positive. You can also have ultrasound scans to measure the size and number of follicles developing in your ovaries, which may be combined with blood tests to check your estrogen levels. If you have irregular cycles see a rei specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Karen Sibert
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Anesthesia (Definition)

Anesthesia is a field of study that involves methods of removing sensation, pain, and consciousness from a person in order to perform surgeries, do other uncomfortable procedures, or relieve his pain/suffering. A doctor specializing in ...Read more


Dr. Chad Levitt
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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