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Taking valtrex during ivf conception

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
Your IVF specialist: will be the final answer on this, but if you were my patient I would probably say it's ok. Valacyclovir/Valtrex (valacyclovir) has been assigned Pregn... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Sort of: Conception is when the sperm fertilizes the egg. With ivf, the sperm and egg are placed together in the lab so that fertilization (ie: conception) ca... Read More
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: If you define conception as the fusion of the sperm and egg as i do, then yes. It just occurs out of the body. Then the embryo, which is normally g... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dorothy Mitchell-Leef
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Very low: Women over 40 with only 1 egg retrieved with ivf have a very low chance of conception. In rare occasions, you might get 3 eggs the next time but the o... Read More
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
Not good.: The likelihood of a take-home baby in the scenario you describe is pretty small - i would guesstimate <5%. Consider donor eggs at this age, if that is... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
IVF: In ivf your actual conception date is the date the oocytes were retrieved and fertilized. In spite of this, for your OB purposes your dates will be ca... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Increases chances: Transfer of two will increase (not decrease) your chances of pregnancy. If both survive, you will have twins. Best wishes!
A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hydrosalpinx: Hydrosalpinx is the collection of fluid(water) inside a closed Fallopian tube as a result of a serious Fallopian tube infection. Damage has been serio... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
It's all about twins: Twins are a little bit trickier pregnancy. Twinning with 2 embryos is as high as 20-30%. In the US the ASRM allows 1 or 2 embryos in a 29 year old wo... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Pelvic sono is best: Since most studies have shown a relatively poor correlation between blood betaHCG levels and number of gestations, the best way to obtain a reliable a... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
There is: no data concerning the effect of "wheatgrass" pills upon fertility or "egg quality" as you put it. IN FACT there isw no evidence that ANY nutritional ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
If she were: My patient, we'd either retrieve and fertilize the eggs for vitrification and a later frozen embryo transfer, or consider cancelling the cycle altoge... Read More

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