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Treatment options

The treatments available to patients with cervical mucus hostility.


Cervical mucus hostility

There are a number of treatment options available to a patient with cervical mucus hostility. Treatment options may include one of the following techniques: antibiotics, estrogen tablets, IUI and IVF. 

Antibiotics

Antibiotics if there is an infection.

Estrogen tablets

Estrogen tablets to make the cervical mucus watery.

IUI and IVF

Intrauterine insemination and IVF if there are antisperm antibodies present. Some specialists may recommend a course of steroids to stop the antibodies from developing. To be effective they have to be given in a high dose and over a long period of time. It should be noted that steroids do not always work and are associated with significant side-effects.

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