IUI or intrauterine insemination is a type of fertility treatment, where sperm is placed inside a woman's uterus for fertilization. It is done in cases of infertility due to unexplained reasons or due to endometriosis. It is also done when donor sperm is used and semen allergy.
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I am a married female trying to conceive. What could be the reason for my recent lower abdominal cramps?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a married female who is in her late twenties and I weigh 65 kilograms. My last menstrual period was before 26 days. Until one month back, I was taking treatment for mild bilateral PCOD and even IUI. After that, I stopped taking medicines and treatment. Actually now I am trying to ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I suggest you to follow a few instructions mentioned below: It is better to have a serum beta-hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) which is a blood pregnancy test to know your exact pregnancy status. If it comes positive it is better to rus... Read Full »
Are IVF and ICSI needed to get pregnant with PCOS?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32 year old female, and I weigh 57 kg. I am work in a bank, which keeps me out of home from 9 AM to 7 PM. I was diagnosed with PCOS, and I have a 1.5 mm intramural fibroid on the posterior wall of the uterus since two years. I am taking Glyciphage SR 500 since then, and it has kep... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is not necessary to go for IVF (in vitro fertilization). IVF has more success rate than IUI (intrauterine insemination) during infertility. I suggest trying IUI few more times, but chances of success are less. So, you have to take the decision. Nowadays with advance... Read Full »
My wife and I have been trying to conceive a second child naturally for the past few years. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor,My wife is 38 years old, and I am 43 years old. We have been trying for 2nd child for the past few years now. Just this month, our doctor did a follicular study on my wife, and she said that the egg is released now, and you can either try the IUI method or natural. We opted for natural.... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. If you want to try the natural method, I suggest you to follow a few things mentioned below. She should strictly keep checking thyroid levels as it can cause miscarriage and neurological abnormalities in the fetus. Have folic acid strictly ... Read Full »
We are undergoing infertility treatment.Will this treatment cause birth defects in our child?
Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 24 years old and she has PCOD. We have been trying to conceive for the past 2 years, but no result. We went to infertility specialist six months ago. He started the treatment through medicines and one IUI. But, all the treatments failed. Then, he decided to go for IVF.... Read Full »
Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concerns. ICSI (Intra-Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection) is the procedure in which a single sperm is selected and injected into an egg. ICSI is associated with a very negligible increase in birth defects (For example: rate of birth defects with nat... Read Full »
How long should I wait to conceive after undergoing a laparoscopic myomectomy for the removal of fibroids?
Query: Hello doctor, I am undergoing a laparoscopic myomectomy for three intramural fibroids of size 2.6 cm each, after two weeks. It is present in the anterior wall of the retroverted uterus. The doctor has not given any Lupron injection before surgery. My fibroids are not causing any symptoms. I had six... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The following are the answers to your questions: 1. No, anesthesia will not be very risky for you if you do not have major fibrosis due to COVID (coronavirus disease). 2. The risk of death in laparoscopic myomectomy is very minimal. 3. ... Read Full »
Will IUI treatment work for me?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old female. Please evaluate my HSG reports and let us know if there are any complications. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and reports and understand your concerns (attachment removed to protect patient identity). In your report, the right side tube is patent and the left side tube is blocked. So, you have to get your treatment for the same. Please let ... Read Full »
Can I get pregnant naturally or should I go with ICSI?
Query: Hello doctor,It has been four years since we married. My husband is a little bit of tensed nature. So, he is not able to ejaculate during intercourse. While doing masturbation, he is able to ejaculate within seconds. Now, he is taking medicines for reducing anxiety. I have undergone five cycles of I... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? After going through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), only AMH (anti-Mullerian hormone) seems to be the problem. Let me put forth a few facts. Your age is within the normal range for pregnancy and you should be having... Read Full »
I have a unicornuate uterus. What is my chance of getting pregnant?
Query: Hello doctor, I have had four follicles ruptured from my left ovary and one from the right. I have had IUI back-to-back for two consecutive days. But my major concern is I have a unicornuate uterus with a left rudimentary horn. I recently had a lap because I had a cyst on my right ovary. The doctor ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? I do not see any reason for you to worry. The movement of the egg into the fallopian tube is chemically controlled or attracted. So, no matter which tube is open or blocked, the egg falls into the peritoneal cavity or the space around the uterus. ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am 34 years old and trying to conceive. My report showed AMH 162, TSH 2.03 and prolactin 31.50. Can I get pregnant? I am also taking Clomid tablet in the first 4 days of the cycle. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) and prolactin levels are fine, but your AMH anti-mullerian hormone value of 1.62 is slightly on the lower side. At the age of 34, if you ovulate properly with good patent fallopian tubes and husband's semen analysis is normal, then... Read Full »
I am 25 and my partner is 72. Can I get pregnant?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 25 years old female and my AMH level is 1.12 and my partner is 72 years old. Can I get pregnant? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are young and your AMH (anti-Mullerian hormone) is borderline, not very low. So, you can become pregnant. Check if your thyroid and prolactin are normal. Check for tubal patency. If everything is normal, you can try IUI (intrauterine insemination). If your husba... Read Full »