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What causes negative pregnancy result despite going through an IUI? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-Sep-2014
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User:Hello Dr
Please proceed with your query
User:this is XXXXXXX
User:my wife undergone IUI last month 19th
User:she took pregnancy test yesterday night
User:but it came -ve
User:why so?
Doctor:What is her last menstrual period?
Doctor:2nd august?
User:no this month
User:ya last was 2nd aug
User:this month it didnt happen
User:but she has PCOD problem as well
Doctor:Yes I know I have gone through your previous chat
User:oh thats gr8
User:so what to do now?
Doctor:Have you visited your doctor on 9th september?
User:actually we were supposed to visit
User:but she asked us to come next week
Doctor:I suggest you repeat test or go for blood Hcg test
User:anyways dr has asked to consult next week
User:we will check with her as well
Doctor:If blood hcg will confirm whether she is pregnant or no
User:but my wife had symptoms like back pain, vomiting sensation post IUI
Doctor:since urine pregnancy test negative there is less chances of pregnancy
Doctor:So i suggest you go for blood hcg test which is confirmatory test
User:but how accurate is the urine test?
Doctor:Some times it shows false results
User:is blood hcg is 100% accurate?
User:suppose iui is -ve then what would u suggest dr?
Doctor:I suggest you wait for 2-3 months and then repeat IUI
Doctor:First you go for blood hcg and then will think about next step
User:i heard that the 2 attempt will have less chances of IUI
User:is it true dr?
Doctor:It depends upon body response, nut you can go for 2-3 attempts if her uterus is healthy
User:ya her uterus is healthy
User:even the tubes are clear
User:main thing is my count and motility is low
Doctor:IUI has 20% chance of success rate
User:and she is having PCOD
Doctor:I suggest you first confirm with your doctor and then go for second attempt after few months
User:what if we go for IVF directly
User:how will be the success rat?
Doctor:Yes you can go for IVF after discussing with your dcotor
Doctor:It has 45% cahnces
User:thanks for your valuable time and suggestion dr
User:have a nice day
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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