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Doctor insights on: Bleeding After Embryo Transfer

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Would bleeding after embryo transfer be a problem?

Would bleeding after embryo transfer be a problem?

Depends: Heavy bleeding, like a period, is worrisome but might still be okay. Light bleeding/spotting is t-o-t-a-l-l-y to be expected and is not to worry. ...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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3 days of bleeding after embryo transfer is it still safe?

3 days of bleeding after embryo transfer is it still safe?

Probably: Bleeding 3 days post transfer can be caused by a friable, or cervix thats bleed easy, a small bleed behind the gestational sac, following intercourse, the loss of a twin and/or signs of an early miscarriage and a difficult et. If you have any bleeding, contact your doctor immediately. And remember, it may not be a bad sign. Probably would consider starting Progesterone to help quiet the uterus. ...Read more

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What does heavy bleeding after embryo transfer indicate?

Several things: Bleeding 2 weeks post transfer can be caused by a friable, or cervix thats bleed easy, a small bleed behind the gestational sac, following intercourse, the loss of a twin and/or signs of an early miscarriage. If you have any bleeding, contact your doctor immediately. And remember, it may not be a bad sign. Probably would consider starting Progesterone to help quiet the uterus. Good luck. ...Read more

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Possible reasons for bleeding 7 days after embryo transfer?

Possible reasons for bleeding 7 days after embryo transfer?

Several reasons: The bleeding could be due to several different possibilities. It could be your menses coming on, a pregnancy loss, implantation bleeding or even from local irritation from vaginal progesterone supplements. You should follow your clinic's instructions for your medications and blood work, and not be afraid to call them if you have questions or concerns. ...Read more

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Bleeding 2 weeks after embryo transfer. What is the cause?

Bleeding 2 weeks after embryo transfer. What is the cause?

Several things: Bleeding 2 weeks post transfer can be caused by a friable, or cervix thats bleed easy, a small bleed behind the gestational sac, following intercourse, the loss of a twin and/or signs of an early miscarriage. If you have any bleeding, contact your doctor immediately. And remember, it may not be a bad sign. Probably would consider starting Progesterone to help quiet the uterus. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have had really bad pressure pain and really bad bleeding 7 days after embryo transfer. Now bleeding heavy, like clots for 3 days. Is it bad news?

Your doctor: It sounds concerning but do not jump to conclusions. Have you called your ivf doc with these concerns? He/she is the first person you should address this with - best wishes! ...Read more

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Bleeding on day 11 after embryo transfer. Should i be worried?

Bleeding on day 11 after embryo transfer. Should i be worried?

Possibly: Although up to 23% of women can bleed in early pregnancy, bleeding 11 days after embryo transfer may indicate that the transfer was not successul and you are not pregnant and/or an early sign of a miscarriage or what is called a biochemical pregnancy. You should get a blood HCG level to help determine what is going on. Failed implantation and/or miscarriages are more common as women get older. ...Read more

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What does bleeding at day 9 after embryo transfer mean?

Several things: Bleeding post transfer can be caused by a friable, or cervix thats bleed easy, a small bleed behind the gestational sac, following intercourse, the loss of a twin and/or signs of an early miscarriage and a difficult et. If you have any bleeding, contact your doctor immediately. And remember, it may not be a bad sign. Probably would consider starting Progesterone to help quiet the uterus. Good luck. ...Read more

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Day 8 after embryo transfer, bleeding and cramping. Stomach starts bleeding on day 8 after embryo transfer. Is there any hope?

Day 8 after embryo transfer, bleeding and cramping. Stomach starts bleeding on day 8 after embryo transfer. Is there any hope?

Pregnancy test: You will know if the ivf has failed if the pregnancy test your doctor has ordered is negative. You need to wait until then. It is still possible to be pregnant after bleeding and cramping. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


Embryo (Definition)

An embryo is a developing human being from between 1- ...Read more