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Infertilty, problem with sperm morphology and motility - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   are
User :   i want to know that my husband sperms have normal count
User :   but motility problem and morphology problem is there
Doctor :   Did you perform any test?
User :   are u there
Doctor :   Do you have the? report
Doctor :   Yes i'm here
User :   and my 1 tube is not visible
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so what u suggest in thAt
Doctor :   How about other one?
User :   mkay i know ur name
Doctor :   I'm Dr
User :   1 is ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is the other tube functioning well?
Doctor :   Are you having normal ovulation?
User :   so as u suggested to go for IUI THEN HOW MANY CYCLES OF iui before ICSI
User :   YES OVULATION IS NORMAL
User :   so as u suggested to go for IUI THEN HOW MANY CYCLES OF iui before ICSI
Doctor :   Maximum of 5 times
Doctor :   Minimum of 3 cycles
User :   I WAS THINKING OF ONLY 1 iui and then ICSI
Doctor :   It also depends on health condition and response to the treatment
User :   BCOZ I DOCTOR SAID THAT NO USE OF IUI IN THIS CONDITION GO FOR icsi
User :   what are the success rate of iui and icsi
Doctor :   As i said it depends on medical condition also
User :   i told
User :   that
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i want to know that my husband sperms have normal count
User: but motility problem and morphology problem is there
Doctor: Did you perform any test?
User: are u there
Doctor: Do you have the? report
Doctor: Yes i'm here
User: and my 1 tube is not visible
Doctor: Ok
User: so what u suggest in thAt
User :   this is the condition
Doctor :   ICSI has better results in your case
User :   plz suggest
User :   what is the success rate in general
Doctor :   ICSI orIUI success or ailure depends on the type of problem that is there.
User :   so am i right in having only 1 IUI and then ICSI
Doctor :   and results vary from individual to individual
User :   NO ON ANN AVERAGE
Doctor :   the sperm morphology including the test of a protien called acrosomal protien should also be done.
User :   THAT IS DONE AND IT IS OK
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then ICSI success rate will be good if protein is normal
User :   WHAT %AGE ARE THE CHANCES
User :   PLZ REPLY
Doctor :   There no exact percentage
User :   ON AN AVERAGE
Doctor :   It varies as each individual is different.
Doctor :   with different chemical composition
User :   MEAN 40 50%
Doctor :   sometimes ICSI is tried and it does notwork, but repeat IUI works.
User :   CHANCES
User :   ARE THERE
Doctor :   so the results vary a lot
User :   OK ARE THERE CHANCES OF NATURAL CONCEPTION
Doctor :   usually the success rates are high with ICSI than IUI with about 20-30% relative difference
User :   WE SHOULD TRY THAT OR GO FOR TREATMENT
Doctor :   for a more detailed discussion on this consult with our panel specialists
Doctor :   you should keep trying for natural pregnancy
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