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Had miscarriage. Unable to conceive. IUI procedure failed. How to get pregnant? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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User:Hello... good afternoon
Doctor:welcome to XXXXXXX
User:one of my close friend is not able to conceive since last 3 - 4 years, she had 1 miscarriage 3 years back. she has gone to 2 -3 infertility specialist and tried with IUI procedure (twice) but no results
Doctor:Do u know her underlying condition ?
User:she wants to know about the best doc available in mumbai whom she can consult
Doctor:Does she have any uterine anomalies or condition that she has ?
User:Yes.... as per doctors they are normal as she has conceived once on own
Doctor:How long has she been married ?
User:she wants to go to a reputed doc in a reputed hospital for IUI
User:5 years
Doctor:in case they are both normal, then why are they going for IUI ?
User:not able to conceive through normal means
User:My friend is 32 and her husband is 35
Doctor:DOES HER husband have any semen defects ?
Doctor:If you are looking only for IUI, then you can consult Dr AniruDH mALPANI , at , XXXXXXX XXXXXXX XXXXXXX Bhagat XXXXXXX Road, Colaba, Mumbai 400 005.
Tel: 91-22-0000, 91-22-0000
Fax (India): 91-22-2215 0223
User:she wants to go to either Lilavati, Hinduja or Kokilaben Ambani hospital
Doctor:Dr Anirudh is a specialist , in Infertility treatment
User:she is looking for IUI, but it depends it could be IVF also if IUI is not positive again
Doctor:has she undergone any other tests , like semen analysis
Doctor:If Intrauterine insemination is not working there are other measures like Intracytoplasmic Sperm injection , which is usually much effective
User:initially her husband's sement counts were proper, but last year they were not normal, so he underwent medication and got them back to normalcy
User:what is Intracytoplasmic Sperm injection
Doctor:it is similar to IUI , where semen is injected into the uterus
Doctor:but here the ovum is first fertiilised outside the body and then placed in the uterus , for implantation , and pregnancy to occur
User:what is IVF then, is it not similar
Doctor:ICSI OR Intracytoplasmic Sperm injectionis a form of IVF
Doctor:but, this procedure is done when the sperm count and quality is very less, to achieve normal fertilisation and pregnancy
User:have some urgent work... sorry for interuption
Doctor:take care and bye for now
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