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Doctor insights on: Delayed Period After Failed Ivf

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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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Is a late period normal after failed ivf?

Yes: It is due to remaining small follicles may continue grow after egg retrieval. These follicle may continue produce hormones to support your uterine lining, so your period may delayed. Natural cycle ivf or frozen embryo transfer cycles are less likely have delayed period. ...Read more

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By mistake nurse injected me HCG injection instead of Fostimone, my follicle was 14mm. Doc said IVF to be canceled. Will I have late period or cyst?

By mistake nurse injected me HCG injection instead of Fostimone, my follicle was 14mm. Doc said IVF to be canceled. Will I have late period or cyst?

Uncertain: There is no real reason to think that either of the two things that you mention would occur. If you have regular periods you will likely have one near your usual time. There is no reason to think that you would develop a cyst unless you already had one. ...Read more

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8 day delayed period now, what should I do?

8 day delayed period now, what should I do?

Take pregnancy test : If sexually active. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can cause a delayed period?

Please tell me what can cause a delayed period?

Delayed Period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Do period gets delayed due to ivf?

Do period gets delayed due to ivf?

Generally not: Generally, since the timing is so precise when you do ivf, most clinics will do blood pregnancy tests 9 days after a day 5 or blastocyst transfer. If implantation occurred, the test should be positive at that point. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can I have a delayed period and still be pregnant ?

Can I have a delayed period and still be pregnant ?

Yes: If your period is delayed, you should take a pregnancy test. If a week later you still haven't gotten it, repeat the test. ...Read more

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Can heavy drinking cause you to have a delayed period?

Delayed Period: If you are a heavy drinker with liver damage, then yes since your metabolism of hormones is affected and this can make you have irregular periods. A drinking binge will not have the same effects. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have hypothyroid, which can cause a delayed period?

How do I know if I have hypothyroid, which can cause a delayed period?

Blood test.: Thyroid function is checked by analyzing the hormone levels in your blood. When your period is late, check a pregnancy test, if the possibility of getting pregnant exists. See a doc for evaluation and appropriate testing. ...Read more

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Will i ovulate 2 weeks after stopping taking norethisterone and having my delayed period?

Will i ovulate 2 weeks after stopping taking norethisterone and having my delayed period?

Roughly yes: In reproductive medicine, when a patient stops a progesterone of any type we use three days as "artificial" cycle day one. So in theory, you shoul ovulate 17 days after your last dose. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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My 2 weeks delayed period got started naturally ...But spotting continues after 3 days of normal bleeding....What's the problem?

My 2 weeks delayed period got started naturally ...But spotting  continues after 3 days of normal bleeding....What's the problem?

Pregnancy?: Pregnancy is alway a possibility. Purchase and perform a home pregnancy test. They usually become positive when you are about a week late. If it's negative, repeat in one week and call your doctor. ...Read more