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How can I reduce bloating which is caused by egg retrieval and egg transfer. Bloating is more in upper abdomen. Have more pain after eating.

How can I reduce bloating which is caused by egg retrieval and egg transfer. Bloating is more in upper abdomen. Have more pain after eating.

Should resolve: If the bloating is truly caused by infertility treatment then it should resolve as the medications resolve. Schedule follow up with your doctor to monitor for ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. If it does resolve see a gastroenterologist to evaluate other causes. ...Read more

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How long should I be on bedrest after my egg retrieval?

How long should I be on bedrest after my egg retrieval?

Follow docs orders: Best advice is to follow your doctor's orders. Our patients are up walking within an hour of retrieval. ...Read more

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What is egg retrieval for assisted reproduction?

What is egg retrieval for assisted reproduction?

Assisted ovulation: An egg retrieval is the removal of eggs form the ovary using ultrasound guidance under sedation. ...Read more

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How painful will the egg retrieval process be?

Manageable: Discomfort after an egg retrieval is minimized with careful management of stimulation and retrieval. Talk with your doctor about your concerns. ...Read more

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How long will I have to be out of work or school after an egg retrieval?

How long will I have to be out of work or school after an egg retrieval?

Very briefly: Most women can return back to work or school the next day after egg retrieval. ...Read more

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What happens if my husband has a nocturnal emission on the night before egg retrieval?

What happens if my husband has a nocturnal emission on the night before egg retrieval?

Let your doctor know: Men can usually collect a sample on the net day after a nocturnal emission. The sperm counts may be lower than expected, but the quality and performance of the sperm should be just fine. Icsi is always an option that can help. ...Read more

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How do they do egg retrieval for ivf, do you need to be cut open?

Ivf: My wife had this done. Egg retrieval is intravaginal. You take a bunch of meds like braville and menopur. Then you get a shot of Pregnyl for maturation on of the follices. ...Read more

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