A 29-year-old female asked:
Is laparoscopy suggested before ivf?
4 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Fertility Medicine 49 years experience
NOT USUALLY: There is little or no reason to have this procedure done prior to ivf. It adds nothing diagnostically or therapeutically to helping you get pregnant!
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Lapaorscopy: If you have endometriosis and have a large endometrioma that may interfere with stimulation or egg retrieval, or if you have blocked fallopian tubes, then it may be worthwhile to have a laparoscopy before ivf. Otherwise, there isn't any reason to have this procedure done before the ivf cycle.
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Fertility Medicine 43 years experience
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
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