A 36-year-old female asked:
Will both ovaries be stimulated during ov induction (fsh injections)? i've had a r side salpingectomy and being treated for lpd and late ov cd 22
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Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Generally yes: Injectable gonadotropins (FSH, FSH/LH combo) almost always stimulate both ovaries. Any ovulations on the side with the salpingectomy are likely wasted, but you should have multiple ovulations on the side with the remaining tube. good luck.
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