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A 27-year-old female asked:

Ttc,in fertility treatment for 3yrs- did 8 cycles of iui.doc say ivf is next.i m worried abt hormones used.want true opinon on cons of ivf n cancer ?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Long discussion: The decision to proceed with IVF is a hard one and should involve a detailed conversation with you fertility specialist. The risks should be discussed and weighed against your desire to have a child. The hormonal exposure during treatment is lower than the hormonal elevation you will experience during pregnancy Pregnancy causes a HUGE surge in hormones way beyond fertility medication.
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