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I have started estrogen patches today 9 days after an egg retrieval and 6 days after a egg transfer IVF I am experiencing spotting is this a normal si?

I have started estrogen patches today 9 days after an egg retrieval and 6 days after a egg transfer IVF I am experiencing spotting is this a normal si?

Yes: It is not uncommon for a patient to have spotting when straying hormonal treatment. Usually this will resolve with time. If you are cramping and spotting then something else could be occurring. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Traub
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Embryo Transfer (Definition)

Embryo transfer (also et, set. Fet, etc) refers to placing one or more human embryo(s) (multi-cell or blastocyst) into the uterus of a woman trying to become pregnant. Et is the final step in an ivf cycle, and is done in some other circumstances as well. It is extremely safe, mostly comfortable, and usually not technically difficult. Experts agree on its importance, but ...Read more


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What if positive result after 15 days of egg transfer through ivf?

Pregnant: If you have a positive pregnancy test 15 days after embryo transfer it means you are pregnant. Your ivf doctor will probably follow beta HCG levels to make sure they are rising properly and then later check ultrasounds. ...Read more

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After how many days of egg transfer through IVF result is confirmed?

About 11-14: Your doctor should have you scheduled for a pregnancy test. Generally we test about 14-16 days after egg retrieval, which may be 11-15 days after transfer depending on what day the transfer occurs. ...Read more

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It is 11 days after my egg transfer with IVF I am using crinone cream and today I have started spotting. It is brownish in colour, is this a bad sign.

No: Brownish spotting can be associated with implantation bleeding when a healthy embryo attaches to the uterine wall. The best way to tell how things are going right now is with "serial beta-hcg" hormone levels. ...Read more

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I'm 14 days post egg transfer, had brown spotting about 4 days after transfer, got headaches, back pain, but nothing else, could the IVF have failed.

I'm 14 days post egg transfer, had brown spotting about 4 days after transfer, got headaches, back pain, but nothing else, could the IVF have failed.

Check for pregnancy: A pregnancy test is needed to confirm presence or absence of a pregnancy after an embryo transfer. Pregnancy test can be performed as early as 14 days after egg retrieval in fresh IVF cycles. ...Read more

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Why do I need progesterone gel after embryo transfer? I am doing IVF with my own eggs.

Pregnancy rates: Women who use Progesterone (vaginal or injections) are more likely to have a live birth from an ivf cycle that those who do not. The medications and the egg retrieval can reduce the ovaries ability to produce enough Progesterone to support a pregnancy. ...Read more

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I had my IVF on 31 October 2014 embryo transfer with frozen egg and test on. 11-11 -2014 and the test came negative what could happen?

I had my IVF on 31 October  2014 embryo transfer  with frozen egg and test on. 11-11 -2014  and the test came negative  what could happen?

Talk to your RE: You need to talk to your Reproductive Endocrinologist. It might be a little early, so they might want to recheck in a couple of days. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Ivf (Definition)

In vitro fertilization is an assisted reproductive technology. Ivf is a procedure used to treat fertility problems and assist with the conception of a child. During ivf mature eggs are retrieved from the ovaries and fertilized by sperm in a lab. A few days later, the fertilized egg (embryo) or eggs are implanted into the uterus. One cycle of in vitro fertilization ...Read more


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ivf Pregnancy (Definition)

In-vitro fertilization is a process where the egg and sperm are united outside of the woman's body, in a laboratory setting. Some of the resulting embryos are then implanted ...Read more