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Brown discharge 4 days after day 5 transfer ivf, is this normal?

Brown discharge 4 days after day 5 transfer ivf, is this normal?

Don't worry: 1. This could be a sign of implantation as the embryo is hatching and trying to imbed into your uterine cavity


2. The spotting could be residual from either the egg retrieval or some cervical irritation from the embryo transfer- was it a difficult embryo transfer?

Make sure you stay on your Progesterone post-transfer- good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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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


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Hello thank u for helpin in last question. Iam on 10 daus after transfer ivf. And just noticed iam getting brown discharge. What does it mean?

Hello thank u for helpin in last question. Iam on 10 daus after transfer ivf. And just noticed iam getting brown discharge. What does it mean?

Brown = blood: Brown discharge is blood. This means you've had a small amount of bleeding. This should be evaluated. You're too early for an ultrasound but hormone testing will be done after ivf to confirm that everything is progressing normally. ...Read more

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Should IVF go ahead if my cycles are suddenly 14 days apart from 25, constant brown discharge& during stims I bleed heavier than any period for 2weeks?

Talk with your doc: Short cycles may affect the timing of the drugs your doctors may give you, so it is important to let your clinic know. However, they are not a reason not to get treatment. ...Read more

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Is lower abdominal & light brown discharge a good sign after embroyo IVF transfer?

Not necessarily: Brown discharge is a sign of bleeding that occurred in the past. It can be from the transfer itself. ...Read more

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Have milk like discharge from my breastfeeding after IVF transfer what maybe the cause.

Have milk like discharge from my breastfeeding after IVF transfer what maybe the cause.

Quite common: The hormones you have been on and may be on often cause some galactorrhea (milk discharge/production). Minimize how often you pinch and rub your nipples as this can continue stimulation and continue the discharge, and if becomes much greater or other symptoms, talk to OB ...Read more

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Is it normal to see pinky vaginal discharge after 10 days after transfer of eggs of ivf?

Bleeding: This can be seen every now and then in ivf and does not necessarily mean negative outcome. It may be related to several causes. Please inform your infertility doctor as they may or may not want to address it further. ...Read more

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Are white discharge after embryo transfer in IVF treatment normal?

Are white discharge after embryo transfer in IVF treatment normal?

Probably, but: Discharge of all types is extremely common after embryo transfer. Asking your ivf doctor directly is probably your best plan. ...Read more

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Are white (small pieces) discharge after embryo transfer day 12 in IVF treatment normal? I'm using crinone (progesterone gel) 8% everyday after eggs collected.

Are white (small pieces) discharge after embryo transfer day 12 in IVF treatment normal? I'm using crinone (progesterone gel) 8% everyday after eggs collected.

Crinone (progesterone gel): This is very common, the white stuff is almost certainly the Crinone (progesterone gel) gel, which clumps up. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Had 3 day IVF trans on 2/11 neg beta 2/22 discharge started 2/23 but only lasted about 3 days still no period what could be the cause?

Hormones?: Did you stop all your hormone medications?
I would call your ivf doctor as your period should have started within a few days of stopping your progesterone. Not getting a period with a negative pregnancy test is a cause for concern, . Recheck a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Light pink discharge after crinone (progesterone gel) IVF retrieval, normal?

Light pink discharge after crinone (progesterone gel) IVF retrieval, normal?

Likely normal: Most likely this is a little bit of blood in the vagina from the egg retrieval and can be completely normal if you are otherwise feeling fine. Let your ivf nurse or doctor know. Take care and best of luck! ...Read more

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Hi. I just had EET yesterday IVF Been having a strong smelly discharge. Iam worried this can effect my embryos if it's bacterial vaginosis. Can u help?

Hi. I just had EET yesterday IVF Been having a strong smelly discharge. Iam worried this can effect my embryos if it's bacterial vaginosis. Can u help?

IVF complications: The art of IVF is quite a delicate and specialized area of medicine. It would be inappropriate for anyone other than your treating physician to manage problems you might be having. Best wishes!! ...Read more

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What does light brown discharge mean after egg transfer?

Implantation: The light spotting after a an embryo (not egg) transfer withe means

1. Implantation of the embryo into the endometrial surface
2. Mild trauma of the catheter into the uterine cavity

you should stay on all your prescribed medications, but if anything is of concern- you should contact you physician. ...Read more

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Had a blastocyst transfer a week ago, but yesterday when I wipe after the loo it had brown discharge and today it turned pink what could this be.?

Had a blastocyst transfer a week ago, but yesterday when I wipe after the loo it had brown discharge and today it turned pink what could this be.?

Maybe Nothing: It may mean nothing or it can mean that your period is coming. Just be patient and do a pregnancy test when it is time in a few days. Good luck. ...Read more

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Saw brown discharge, what does that mean?

Saw brown discharge, what does that mean?

Female?: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more

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Dark brown discharge. What does that mean?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing light brown discharge?

I have been experiencing light brown discharge?

Discharge.: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get a brown discharge before pierod?

Yes: Yes, this happens frequently for women. Typically doesn't mean anything other than there was some old blood in the vagina or cervix that came out before period started. ...Read more

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Would you count this brown discharge as cycle day 1?

Would you count this brown discharge as cycle day 1?

Brown d/c: Yes. But check if your cycle is on schedule, May need HCG or sonogram if not, because may be miscarriage or variant period, polyp, fibroid or infection. ...Read more

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Brown discharge 10 weeks with no pain should I worry?

If you have: Experienced a brown discharge for ten weeks, this merits medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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Do you think I should be worried about brown discharge?

Perhaps: Brown discharge is usually scant old blood. At age 48-particularly if it persists-exm to determine the source is appropriate. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have reddish brown discharge?

What does it mean when you have reddish brown discharge?

Reddish brown: Discharge may be older, deoxygenated blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I've had brown discharge for almost 2 weeks. Is that normal?

I've had brown discharge for almost 2 weeks. Is that normal?

No: See your GYN for a pelvic examination and evaluation of the discharge (bacterial culture and sensitivity). Although this sounds like old menstrual blood mixed with cervical and vaginal mucous, you must be examined. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more