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Doctor insights on: Delayed Period After Failed Ivf

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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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What can cause a delayed period besides pregnancy ?

What can cause a delayed period besides pregnancy ?

Many possibilities: At your age, aside from pregnancy, there are a number of other possibilities, which include stress, hypothyroidism, PCOS, diabetes, Cushing's, anorexia, medicines, etc. The only way to know for sure is to have this evaluated by a doctor. If you are sexually active, be sure that you repeat a pregnancy test at least 7 days after a missed period. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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