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What is the likelihood of having twins with fertility treatments?

What is the likelihood of having twins with fertility treatments?

Depends on treatment: Clomid (clomiphene) ovulation induction may pose a 5-8% multiple pregnancy outcome. Injectable FSH treatment carries a higher risk of approximately 25%. In vitro fertilization carries a 30-35%, but this is highly dependent on number of embryos transferred to the uterus and several other parameters. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Vanishing Twin Syndrome (Definition)

Vanishing twin syndrome is a condition where one fetus dies within the uterus and is partially or completely reabsorbed ...Read more


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Wher is the best fertility treatments done in the world? I want to have twin boys , and how can I achieve it?

Wher is the best fertility treatments done in the world? I want to have twin boys , and how can I achieve it?

Wants twin boys: The best way is to take ovarian stimulants, and perform gender selection, but this may not work out they way that you wish. See my site "www.Gender-select.Com". ...Read more

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What is the treatment for vanishing twin syndrome?

What is the treatment for vanishing twin syndrome?

None.: Vanishing twin syndrome is probably much more common that people think; it results in a singleton pregnancy and current evidence suggests it is rather the norm than the exception. No test can predict this, only serial prenatal sonograms can document it. No specific therapeutic intervention is warranted. ...Read more

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Why do fertility treatments often cause multiple births?

Why do fertility treatments often cause multiple births?

Multiple oocytes: Because most fertility treatments involve stimulating multiple eggs (= targets for sperm.) there ar other reasons but this is the easiest to understand. ...Read more

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How often do fertility treatments cause multiple births now?

How often do fertility treatments cause multiple births now?

Multiples & drugs: The chance of a multiple pregnancy depends upon the drug taken and dosage. Clomid (clomiphene) has a 6-8% chance of multiples & gonadotropins depends upon the dose take, and whether treatment is withheld if a sonogram shows multiple follicles that could release an egg. The percentage of multiple could be around 20 to 25%. ...Read more

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Can fertility treatments cause tooth decay? Cavities?

Can fertility treatments cause tooth decay? Cavities?

Tooth decay: Sometimes hormonal imbalance can change the ph of your body which in turn can make your mouth more acidic, which can be an environment the bacteria like to thrive in. That can lead to tooth decay. Also you may change the way you eat based on being in treatment, which can be different and possibly change the ph. The lower the ph the more acidic. Bacteria secretes acid to cause decay. ...Read more

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Can I use my flexible spending account for fertility treatments?

Can I use my flexible spending account for fertility  treatments?

Probably: Fertility treatments are medically standard therapy and are appropriate for flex spending accounts. Policies vary, so check with your policy to be sure. ...Read more

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Why are fertility treatments risky for a woman who is not producing eggs?

Why are fertility treatments risky for a woman who is not producing eggs?

Not: They are not risky in that situation. They just have a low chance of success and therefore you are potentially taking medicine and paying for treatments that have a very low chance of success. But they are not "risky" ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more