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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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My period is three days late after IUI. Could I be pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I took Letroz 2.5 mg for 10 days. From day 2, I had two follicles of 2×2.3 and 1.7×1.8, at 13th day injected with Fertigen 5000. After 33 hours, I had IUI where my husband's sperm after washed 21 million, 33 % motility. I am taking Progesterone 200 for 14 days. Now my period is late by ...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your period is delayed by three days. The urine hCG card test gives a conclusive result only after one week of delayed periods. So, if your period is delayed for one week, then a urine hCG card test is advisable to rule out pregnancy. If you want to rule out early, ...  Read Full »

Why am I not pregnant despite ovulation induction?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old. My height is 5'1" and my weight is 61 kg. I am a bit overweight. I have pcod problem. I got married 2 years back and I cannot get pregnant. I had Clomid and hCG injections twice. Both were failed. But, doctor said that my egg growth is good. I have attached my hormon...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The hormone reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) submitted are normal and the ultrasound seems fine. But, as there is no detail about the sizes of follicles reached during both cycles of ovulation induction it is difficult to make a comment here. Ho...  Read Full »

My baby has low weight. Can it cause early pregnancy termination?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 28 weeks pregnant (post IUI). Recently I got my growth scan done and it showed GA by LMP 29 weeks 3 days whereas GA by USG 28 weeks 2 days. Fetal body weight of 2.48 lbs and with a slight impression of asymmetrical IUGR. I am much worried about this 1 week 1 day gap between USG and l...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your medical history and in my opinion one week difference may occur and can be considered a normal change. Your baby weight is fine and you are taking appropriate dose of amino acid and other medicines. Have a balanced and protein rich diet which inc...  Read Full »

How does cryptorchidism treatment affect conception?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband and I have been trying to have kids. He has cryptorchidism. He did some test already they said the undescended testes is better than the descended on and it has a good blood supply. Is the surgery still possible? He is 25 years old now. What are our chances of having a baby aft...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Undescended testes should be corrected in infancy actually. Mode of correction depends on the type of undescended testes. There could be chances of malignancy and infertility if a correction does not occur in infancy. But the positive point here is that your husband havin...  Read Full »

I have PCOS, and I am trying to conceive. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am 28 years old. My height is 5'4" and my weight is 154.32 Ibs. We have been trying for pregnancy for a year. My husband's reports were all normal. I am having PCOS, but my periods are very regular. I am on Oxetol 300 mg for partial seizure for one year. I am also taking Metformin 500 mg...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Having seen your PCOS reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it is suggested that you should opt for controlled ovarian stimulation and intrauterine insemination procedure. It will increase your chance of conception by 20 percent as it would remove t...  Read Full »

I underwent an HSG test. Please review my reports.

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 »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 me...  Read Full »

My cousin underwent IUI, but there is no heartbeat. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,My cousin had her last period on the 10th of last month and got her IUI done on the 26th. Her hCG levels increased (doubled) in the blood test. Now, at six weeks, she got an ultrasound scan, and there has been no heartbeat till now. Is it too late? What are the chances of the pregnancy ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Six weeks can be a little too early to diagnose pregnancy by a scan. If the heartbeat is not detected, it is advised to repeat the scan after ten days to confirm the pregnancy. This is because, at times, there could be a possibility of delayed conception. The oth...  Read Full »

My semen test shows poor sperm progression. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,My semen test came back. The total sperm count is 54 m with motility of 5.5 % and progression of poor. What are my chances on IUI success? Post wash, the total sperm count was 12 m with a motility of 25 % and still poor progression. What does poor progression mean?  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your motile sperm count is 2.97 m/ml, and post-wash it is 3.0 m/ml. A motile sperm count of 5.0 m/ml or more is good. Poor progression means the forward speed is low. However, poor progression is relevant if you try natural conception. In IUI (intrauterin...  Read Full »

Can intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection cause birth defects?

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 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 »

I have subserous fibroids. Will it affect my fertility?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old female. I am trying to conceive. Three subserosal fibroids and left fallopian tube is pulled up with adhesions. My husband's semen analysis was reported as asthenoteratozoospermia. Please help us.  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Subserous fibroids do not affect fertility. What is the position of right tube? Was it diagnosed by HSG (hysterosalpingogram) or laparoscopy? Please upload full semen report for further management. Revert back with detailed history and reports to an infertility specialis...  Read Full »

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