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A 39-year-old female asked:

i had a 5dbfet on wednesday (23.04). (natural cycle). after the procedure they gave me a subcut injection. would it be hcg or progesterone?

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Dr. Christina Adberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Likely progesterone: I cannot imagine any reason for an HCG shot after an embryo transfer. That is normally only used to trigger ovulation. Progesterone would make much more sense because it is the naturally occurring hormone that plays a prominent role after conception.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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