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What are the various options for infertility problem after a failed IUI? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 27-Dec-2013
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Doctor:good afternoon
User:we have spoken before
Doctor:are you there?
Doctor:please brief me about the same
User:i am going through some infertility issue
User:last IUI failed
Doctor:all right
User:today is Day 17
User:what should be the folicle size
User:to get this cycle of IUI
User:r u there
Doctor:It should be minimum of 20mm
User:mine was 15 with injections shot everyday
User:on day 13
User:so do we see any chance this time
Doctor:what is the size of the follicle in latest scan
Doctor:in last 3 days?
User:today is gonna hpn at 3pm
User:last was 15
Doctor:i am sorry
Doctor:what is hpn?
Doctor:can u expand hpn?
User:doc said today iui wl hpn
User:if folicle size is ok
Doctor:you mean happen by hpn?
User:so if its 17 can iui happen?
Doctor:it is possible
Doctor:wish you good luck
User:last cycle it was 23 when we had iui
User:but dont know why it didnt click
Doctor:sorry about that
User:any specific reason ?
User:can we check what didnt work
Doctor:it can fail due to many reasons
User:so that we can address
Doctor:most common is faulty technique
Doctor:unaccepting uterine wall
Doctor:problem with the quality of sperm
Doctor:failure of fertilization
Doctor:causes can be many
Doctor:the chances of success of IUI in each cycle is around 15 to 20%
User:only ?
User:can i go for egg donation
Doctor:you can
Doctor:if the problem is with your egg
User:though not sure
Doctor:if the IUI fails more than 3 times, you can try with donor egg or sperm
Doctor:all right?
Doctor:are you there?
User:bcoz if it happens the folicle grows
User:but this time around its extremly slow
User:last few cycle the rapturing also was an issue
User:how do we get donor eggs ?
User:is it chargable
User:Whom we can approach
Doctor:You need to approach an infertility specialist
Doctor:You can ask your current treating doctor who is doing the IUI, about it
User:is IVF is an option
Doctor:yes, it is too
User:in IVF how do they take out egg?
Doctor:there are various options for infertility
User:surgery ?
Doctor:it is a surgery
Doctor:but day care surgery
Doctor:Egg Retrieval procedure is done
Doctor:done under local anesthesia or short general anesthesia
User:so for IVF also they wl take out Eggs
Doctor:that is right
User:is that painful
User:i have gone thru iui , no pain as such
User:is that similar?
Doctor:that is right
User:thank u
Doctor:my pleasure
Doctor:wish you good luck
Doctor:do you have more queries?
Doctor:take care
Doctor:good day
Doctor:all the best
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