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White discharge after IUI

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Good Evening,

I had my first IUI 8 days ago. For the next 6 days i experienced pain in my left side, and the last two days i have had period type pains. I have also had ALOT of white, creamy dischrge, much more the usual.

Are these good signs?

Thank you so much for your time.


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replied March 19th, 2010
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A10746
Hi,

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. Since you had IUI, so these can be the symptoms of pregnancy. For confirming the status of pregnancy by urine for pregnancy test (UPT),the most accurate way to test for pregnancy is to wait until after your period is due.

First appearance of pregnancy hormone, HCG, due to implantation occurs 6-12 days after ovulation. So if you don’t want to wait for your periods and test for pregnancy then you can test at 9 or 10 days past ovulation with a sensitive ( 20 - 25 mIU ) pregnancy test. Aimstrip pregnancy test gives good results and can detect 20 mIU of HCG.I sincerely suggest you to do a urine for pregnancy test and if the test comes negative, then please wait for your periods and repeat the test after 1 week of your missed periods date.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.





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