Doctor Q&A for Dr. Michael Fox

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine 36 years experience
Roughly yes: In reproductive medicine, when a patient stops a progesterone of any type we use three days as "artificial" cycle day one. So in theory, you shoul ovu... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine 36 years experience
Ignore: IVF can be stressful. Consider seeking couples counseling for stress relief during treatment.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine 36 years experience
Yes always but raref: Unlikely but possible. After onset period of 30-45days after starting, contraception, pregnancy would be rare. Check pregnancy tests to make sure.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine 36 years experience
Very high: Fertility success is based primarily on the females age. Male age of 42 makes little difference. Best to not do testing etc but try sex cycle days 1... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine 36 years experience
Many things: Primarily used to balance estrogen such as with post menopausal hormone replacement therapy or birth control pills. Sometimes we use it to start some... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine 36 years experience
Hard to know: True anti phospholipid syndrome is rare we only diagnose this problem when people have a history of clotting problems the diagnosis has now been ex... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine 36 years experience
Unknown: Tsh values are not really related to menopause. Fsh values can fluctuate dramatically. Depends on the cycle day they were drawn also - cd-3 is the m... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine 36 years experience
Hard to know: Cramping is very common in early pregnancy and has no specific meaning. It does not mean you will have a miscarriage or other problem in pregnancy. W... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine 36 years experience
Most likely: Follicle size is a little large on cd10 and endometrium is a little thin. We don't normally monitor people on those days. What's more important is w... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine 36 years experience
Bleeding common: Bleeding at any point after ovulation and during the first trimester of pregnancy is very non specific and does not really point to any diagnosis. Im... Read More
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