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Query about IUI procedure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   i wanted to check what would be the cost of insemination
User :   and for ivf
User :   and which one has better results
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   30 female home maker bangalore married no
Doctor :   are you under treatment
Doctor :   now
Doctor :   Which insemination aare you talking about
Doctor :   IUI or ICSI
Doctor :   in IVF
Doctor :   GIFT
Doctor :   are you there
User :   hi doc
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
User :   sorry i am here
Doctor :   read the above question
Doctor :   and answer
User :   it is iui
Doctor :   did they advise her
Doctor :   sorry yoiu
User :   the doc told me that the sperm will be washed and good ones will be ingected into the uterus
User :   yes
Doctor :   Look the IUI is a initial procedure done wiht washing sperms and injecting the sperms into the Uterus
User :   i m in the process
User :   ok
Doctor :   this usually they do it for three times depending on the result
User :   ok
User :   how much does it cost
Doctor :   it cost around 20 K
User :   oh ok
User :   each time is it
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   The IUI procedure and sperm washing average 20K, but the cost of medications, ultrasounds and bloodwork can make a considerable difference.
User :   ok
User :   i know
User :   i am already seeing that
Doctor :   i mean to say the entire cost
User :   how successful it it
User :   is it
Doctor :   is arond 20K
Doctor :   sorry
User :   ok
Doctor :   with the medicines and ultrasound
User :   u mean to say that includes the med and scans
User :   okay got it
Doctor :   yeah
Doctor :   the centres
User :   great :::::::::::::)
Doctor :   also differ and the technology they use
User :   what is the success rate doc...
User :   okay
Doctor :   if the sperms are planted healthy it has good rates around 40
User :   okay
Doctor :   Please confirm your details
User :   i am 30 and have pco and weigh 96kgs
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : 91-0000
User :   do i still hold a chance to conceive
User :   yes that is my details
Doctor :   Conception normaly is remote if you have undergone all the medical treatment
User :   i have not undergone any medical thing
User :   this is the first time
Doctor :   do you have regular periods
Doctor :   what did the doctor say
User :   not really
Doctor :   Where are you going now
User :   it has only started now
Doctor :   for the treatment
User :   dr.patils
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How many days it had started
Doctor :   so you had started on IUI
User :   i visited her today
User :   today is my d2 of my periods
Doctor :   ok what did she say
User :   and she has prescribed siphene 100mg for 5 days
User :   she has askd me to meet the dietitician when i go for another scan on sat..
User :   my endometrial thickness on d2 is 9.2
User :   what does this mean
Doctor :   they see the hormonal response on the endometrium
User :   ok
Doctor :   siphene is ovulation induicing drug
User :   what is the normal thickness
User :   i have to take from today
User :   two tabs each night for 5 days
User :   what are the sideeffects of the tab
Doctor :   it would induce the egg
Doctor :   in the ovaries
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ther are not many effects
Doctor :   but you have to reduce your wt
Doctor :   it increases the chance of fertility by 50%
User :   i know
User :   wow
Doctor :   along with the drug
User :   ok
Doctor :   so try hard for 6 months
Doctor :   and you may see the result
User :   so u say it is better to lose wt and then go for iui
User :   is it
Doctor :   the siphene is usually given for 4 to 6 cycles any how
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   so 4 to 6 months
Doctor :   you have time to reduce the wt
User :   so u mean to say i need to spend 20k each cycle
Doctor :   I did not understand
Doctor :   why are you spending so much now
User :   what i mean is..
User :   the procedure u said wil cost 20k
User :   so if i take siphene for 4 to 5 cycles then i would need to go to scan each time right
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it does nt mean that you will have good egg production
User :   ok
Doctor :   only after 4 to 6 cyclkes
User :   okay
Doctor :   you may have eggs after one or two cycles
Doctor :   that costs you the medicine only
Doctor :   the IUI procedure costs only 10K
User :   ok got it
Doctor :   only when the ovary ahs good egg then the IUI is done
Doctor :   not before that
User :   i got ur point now
Doctor :   till then they will follow
Doctor :   with scans
User :   thanks so much doc...
Doctor :   if yuo are not happy with the doctor
Doctor :   or the procedure you may
Doctor :   chat with us
Doctor :   If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in your area.
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes i have
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User :   bye
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