Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    IUI related
    avatar
    An_239493 posted:
    Hi,

    I am 32yr old and trying to concieve from 2yrs but no luck yet.My GYN is suggeting me to go for an IUI.I want to how painful is the process...people say it is not more than a PAPtest which i have done in the month of July2011....I am worried if i can bear the pain of going through the IUI...is they any other less painful method which i could use.

    Any suggestions are appreciated.

    Thanks & Good luck to everyone who is TTC.
    Reply
     
    avatar
    amyb9123 responded:
    HI! I am 32yo also, and trying for 2 yrs! I have done 2 IUI's, and am currently in a 2ww until I get my pregnancy test! I personally have no discomfort from the IUI.... I feel a needle-like prick at the top of my uterus when they insert the tube that holds the sperm, and that's it! I did feel a bit bloated, but that doesn't have any pain to it! Good luck in whatever you decide!!! And IUI is way less invasive than IVF!
     
    avatar
    Mangos17 responded:
    I have had 4 IUI's and didn't feel much of anything. If your partner has a high sperm count like my husband you might feel a cramp. I would say it doesn't hurt but you feel pressure. And I'm sure this is nothing compared to child birth. " )
     
    avatar
    jersey2009 replied to amyb9123's response:
    many thanks for sharing your experience!
     
    avatar
    jersey2009 replied to Mangos17's response:
    many thanks for sharing your experience!


    Spotlight: Member Stories

    When my hubby and I got married we both sat down and talked for a long time about "When do we want a family?" After some hours of talking ...More

    Helpful Tips

    Hello everyone
    Hi, I'm keita (i use to be keita28269) (i was also on clomid board, ITSG board, and Trying to Conceive after loss) and I had been trying to ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    7 of 13 found this helpful

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.