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FAQs on Infertility

IUI is a procedure where semen is instilled inside the uterus of a woman after it has been processed in laboratory.IUI is done at the time of ovulation.

It is recommended in cases of male factor infertility like low sperm counts or motility and also in case of unexplained infertility so as to improve chances of pregnancy.

Category: IUI

In IUI,the washed sperms are deposited directly inside the uterus at the time of ovulation. By this there are more chances for gametes (eggs and sperms) to fertilise and cause pregnancy.

Category: IUI

Best period to do an IUI is at the time of or just before the ovulation (egg release).

Category: IUI

IUI is a simple, non-painful procedure.Firstly,the husband semen is collected and then prepared in laboratory so we get maximum number of good motile sperms.Thereafter the woman (wife)is positioned to lie down and speculum is inserted in vagina. Semen wash in loaded in a sterile plastic catheter and introduced through cervix into the uterine cavity and is then injected slowly.

Category: IUI

Pretreatment steps

1)Screening tests for both husband & wife.

2)Tubal patency test of wife is desirable.

3)Ovulation induction with medications

4) Follicular monitoring by ultrasound.

5)Timing of ovulation by giving HCG trigger injection (for egg release)when follicles are mature(>20 mm).

6)36-40 hours later, semen is processed and IUI done.

Category: IUI

Woman is asked to lie down for 15-30 minutes after IUI procedure,thereafter she can resume her routine activities .She is asked to take prescribed medications on time as advised.

Category: IUI

No,sperms don’t fall out after IUI.

Category: IUI

Sperm accumulates in cervical crevices during intercourse and can survive for 72 hours Sperm accumulates in cervical crevices during intercourse and can survive for 72 hours Sperm accumulates in cervical crevices during intercourse and can survive for 72 hours

Category: IUI

Semen sample is processed first in laboratory and the semen wash is then freezed by putting this in liquid nitrogen.Thereafter this frozen sample can be used anytime, like on day of IUI even when husband is not around.

Category: IUI

Frozen sperms can be stored as long as desired.

Category: IUI

No,using frozen sperms does not increase chances of birth defects.

Category: IUI

No extra precautions are needed after IUI,just take the medicines on time as advised by the doctor.

Category: IUI

After IUI, there is no restriction to have intercourse.

Category: IUI

When husband semen has no sperms (azoospermia)then sperms can be taken from sperm banks and IUI can be done, this is called a donor IUI.

Category: IUI

“Washed sperm”is actually the processed semen prepared in laboratory using various medias. By this process, toxins and dead sperms are removed from semen so that it can be put directly inside the uterine cavity.

Category: IUI

Absteinance period of 2-3 days is advisable before IUI to get the best sperm sample from partner.

Category: IUI

Ultrasound monitoring (transvaginal probe) is usually done in IUI cycles.

Category: IUI

Fertilisation takes roughly 12-18 hours and implantation occurs around 5th day after ovulation.

Category: IUI

NO,IUI cannot be used for gender selection.

Category: IUI

NO,IUI process is not painful.It is equivalent to a gynaecological examination.

Category: IUI

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FAQs on IVF

IUI is a procedure where semen is instilled inside the uterus of a woman after it has been processed in laboratory.IUI is done at the time of ovulation.

It is recommended in cases of male factor infertility like low sperm counts or motility and also in case of unexplained infertility so as to improve chances of pregnancy.

Category: IUI

In IUI,the washed sperms are deposited directly inside the uterus at the time of ovulation. By this there are more chances for gametes (eggs and sperms) to fertilise and cause pregnancy.

Category: IUI

Best period to do an IUI is at the time of or just before the ovulation (egg release).

Category: IUI

IUI is a simple, non-painful procedure.Firstly,the husband semen is collected and then prepared in laboratory so we get maximum number of good motile sperms.Thereafter the woman (wife)is positioned to lie down and speculum is inserted in vagina. Semen wash in loaded in a sterile plastic catheter and introduced through cervix into the uterine cavity and is then injected slowly.

Category: IUI

Pretreatment steps

1)Screening tests for both husband & wife.

2)Tubal patency test of wife is desirable.

3)Ovulation induction with medications

4) Follicular monitoring by ultrasound.

5)Timing of ovulation by giving HCG trigger injection (for egg release)when follicles are mature(>20 mm).

6)36-40 hours later, semen is processed and IUI done.

Category: IUI

Woman is asked to lie down for 15-30 minutes after IUI procedure,thereafter she can resume her routine activities .She is asked to take prescribed medications on time as advised.

Category: IUI

No,sperms don’t fall out after IUI.

Category: IUI

Sperm accumulates in cervical crevices during intercourse and can survive for 72 hours Sperm accumulates in cervical crevices during intercourse and can survive for 72 hours Sperm accumulates in cervical crevices during intercourse and can survive for 72 hours

Category: IUI

Semen sample is processed first in laboratory and the semen wash is then freezed by putting this in liquid nitrogen.Thereafter this frozen sample can be used anytime, like on day of IUI even when husband is not around.

Category: IUI

Frozen sperms can be stored as long as desired.

Category: IUI

No,using frozen sperms does not increase chances of birth defects.

Category: IUI

No extra precautions are needed after IUI,just take the medicines on time as advised by the doctor.

Category: IUI

After IUI, there is no restriction to have intercourse.

Category: IUI

When husband semen has no sperms (azoospermia)then sperms can be taken from sperm banks and IUI can be done, this is called a donor IUI.

Category: IUI

“Washed sperm”is actually the processed semen prepared in laboratory using various medias. By this process, toxins and dead sperms are removed from semen so that it can be put directly inside the uterine cavity.

Category: IUI

Absteinance period of 2-3 days is advisable before IUI to get the best sperm sample from partner.

Category: IUI

Ultrasound monitoring (transvaginal probe) is usually done in IUI cycles.

Category: IUI

Fertilisation takes roughly 12-18 hours and implantation occurs around 5th day after ovulation.

Category: IUI

NO,IUI cannot be used for gender selection.

Category: IUI

NO,IUI process is not painful.It is equivalent to a gynaecological examination.

Category: IUI

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FAQs on IUI

IUI is a procedure where semen is instilled inside the uterus of a woman after it has been processed in laboratory.IUI is done at the time of ovulation.

It is recommended in cases of male factor infertility like low sperm counts or motility and also in case of unexplained infertility so as to improve chances of pregnancy.

Category: IUI

In IUI,the washed sperms are deposited directly inside the uterus at the time of ovulation. By this there are more chances for gametes (eggs and sperms) to fertilise and cause pregnancy.

Category: IUI

Best period to do an IUI is at the time of or just before the ovulation (egg release).

Category: IUI

IUI is a simple, non-painful procedure.Firstly,the husband semen is collected and then prepared in laboratory so we get maximum number of good motile sperms.Thereafter the woman (wife)is positioned to lie down and speculum is inserted in vagina. Semen wash in loaded in a sterile plastic catheter and introduced through cervix into the uterine cavity and is then injected slowly.

Category: IUI

Pretreatment steps

1)Screening tests for both husband & wife.

2)Tubal patency test of wife is desirable.

3)Ovulation induction with medications

4) Follicular monitoring by ultrasound.

5)Timing of ovulation by giving HCG trigger injection (for egg release)when follicles are mature(>20 mm).

6)36-40 hours later, semen is processed and IUI done.

Category: IUI

Woman is asked to lie down for 15-30 minutes after IUI procedure,thereafter she can resume her routine activities .She is asked to take prescribed medications on time as advised.

Category: IUI

No,sperms don’t fall out after IUI.

Category: IUI

Sperm accumulates in cervical crevices during intercourse and can survive for 72 hours Sperm accumulates in cervical crevices during intercourse and can survive for 72 hours Sperm accumulates in cervical crevices during intercourse and can survive for 72 hours

Category: IUI

Semen sample is processed first in laboratory and the semen wash is then freezed by putting this in liquid nitrogen.Thereafter this frozen sample can be used anytime, like on day of IUI even when husband is not around.

Category: IUI

Frozen sperms can be stored as long as desired.

Category: IUI

No,using frozen sperms does not increase chances of birth defects.

Category: IUI

No extra precautions are needed after IUI,just take the medicines on time as advised by the doctor.

Category: IUI

After IUI, there is no restriction to have intercourse.

Category: IUI

When husband semen has no sperms (azoospermia)then sperms can be taken from sperm banks and IUI can be done, this is called a donor IUI.

Category: IUI

“Washed sperm”is actually the processed semen prepared in laboratory using various medias. By this process, toxins and dead sperms are removed from semen so that it can be put directly inside the uterine cavity.

Category: IUI

Absteinance period of 2-3 days is advisable before IUI to get the best sperm sample from partner.

Category: IUI

Ultrasound monitoring (transvaginal probe) is usually done in IUI cycles.

Category: IUI

Fertilisation takes roughly 12-18 hours and implantation occurs around 5th day after ovulation.

Category: IUI

NO,IUI cannot be used for gender selection.

Category: IUI

NO,IUI process is not painful.It is equivalent to a gynaecological examination.

Category: IUI

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