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

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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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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What drug is given in the gluteus to sedate you prior to egg retrieval for ivf?

What drug is given in the gluteus to sedate you prior to egg retrieval for ivf?

Sedation: There are a number of intramuscular medications that can be used for sedation or pain control for in-office procedures. Most of these medications are either narcotics or narcotic-nsaid combinations. There is not one universal medication that is used in all circumstances. ...Read more

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What drug is given in the gluteus muscle before egg retrieval for ivf?

What drug is given in the gluteus muscle before egg retrieval for ivf?

Likely hCG: Sounds like a purified (non-recombinant) form of hcg: sometimes trade name pregnyl, profasi in the us. If this doesn't sound right you'd do best to ask your ivf doc. ...Read more

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What drug is given in the gluteus muscle prior to egg retrieval for ivf?

What drug is given in the gluteus muscle prior to egg retrieval for ivf?

HCG: Hcg which is given prior to egg retrieval approximately 35 and half hours before. This allows the oocytes to undergo their final maturation. ...Read more

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What sedative is given in the gluteus right before egg retrieval for ivf?

What sedative is given in the gluteus right before egg retrieval for ivf?

Check out these: Links. Best wishes! http://www.drmalpani.com/ivfhints.htm. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/fertility-herbs/an01797.

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I am undergo egg retrieval (mini-ivf).FET vl schedule after 3 month but i will get only one period before FET.Is it ok? How will be my Implantion?

I am undergo egg retrieval (mini-ivf).FET vl schedule after 3 month but i will get only one period before FET.Is it ok? How will be my Implantion?

Confirm protocol: It sounds like you have seen a fertility physician already and that a individualized care plan has already been created. I would schedule a follow up visit with that doctor to go over the details of the plan and make sure you are comfortable. ...Read more

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What are possible side effects of IVF egg retrieval?

What are possible side effects of IVF egg retrieval?

Do you mean : Side effects or risks? An egg retrieval is a procedure so there really are not 'side effects, ' there are results: belly soreness, feeling tired, crampy feeling, brief nausea are all possible and common. Do you mean risks? Risks are very low but can include bleeding, infection, and failure to recover eggs; discuss these with your own ivf doctor and good luck. ...Read more

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I'm told that lupron (leuprolide) trigger prevents ohss. Why am i still in sharp pains 60hrs post IVF egg retrieval? Is it pms? Trigger e2 4200, 32 eggs retrieved.

PLEASE: Call your ivf doc about this, do not spend time online. Complications following egg retrieval are uncommon but can be serious; and nothing absolutely predicts ohss but peak e2 of 4200 is definitely risky. Your ivf doctor wants to hear from you! ...Read more

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Was under sedation with propofol for IVF egg retrieval. Was given antibiotic cefuroxime and novalgin for pain. Started to cough. They said it was like an asthma attack. Antibiotic allergic reaction?

Was under sedation with propofol for IVF egg retrieval. Was given antibiotic cefuroxime and novalgin for pain. Started to cough. They said it was like an asthma attack. Antibiotic allergic reaction?

Novalgin(Metamizole): Metamizole was banned in usa in 1977 due to risk of agranulocytosis and you are in california.It may be reaction to anesthesia or novalgin wherever you were given this drug (metamizole)
it is unlikely a reaction to antibiotics.
If it ever happens again check with your doctor.Do not take novalgin while you are pregnant. ...Read more

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I have started estrogen patches today 9 days after an egg retrieval and 6 days after a egg transfer IVF I am experiencing spotting is this a normal si?

Yes: It is not uncommon for a patient to have spotting when straying hormonal treatment. Usually this will resolve with time. If you are cramping and spotting then something else could be occurring. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am 25.i am undergo Mini -ivf traetment.today cd6 the u/s and blood work says growing slowing.is everything ok?will doctor do egg retrieval on cd 14

Mini IVF: CD 6 is too early to say whether your cycle will be successful, but don't be discouraged if things ar not login "fast" - what's important is the quality of the egg when it is retrieved. Impossible to say whether you "will" or "won't" be retrieved on CD 14, but if the follicle grows normally it will likely be close dot then. Good wishes. ...Read more

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I was in the process of IVF and after egg retrieval my eggs did not fertilize. When should my period start? I was not on progesterone.

I was in the process of IVF and after egg retrieval my eggs did not fertilize. When should my period start? I was not on progesterone.

Sooner: Usually the menstrual cycle may start sooner after an egg retrieval without Progesterone support. If you don't start then do a pregnancy test. Especially if you had intercourse prior to the egg retrieval. ...Read more

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Is egg retrieval painful?

Is egg retrieval painful?

No: There are great techniques that your doctor can use to minimize discomfort after retrieval. Talk to to your reproductive endocrinologist and have plan! ...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 should I do for pain after egg retrieval?

What should I do for pain after egg retrieval?

Talk with your REI: Pain can be minimized with careful management. Talk to your doctor about reduced stimulation, managing the procedure of egg retrieval, and post-retrieval care. Avoid Aspirin and ibuprofen, unless your doctor instructs otherwise. ...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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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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I'm 38 years old, low amh. No eggs at egg retrieval, does this mean I have no eggs left and should think about donor eggs?

I'm 38 years old, low amh. No eggs at egg retrieval, does this mean I have no eggs left and should think about donor eggs?

Yes: Unless your doc has success with a different protocol, which is unlikely you will need donor eggs in order to get pregnant. ...Read more

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My dr prescribe me cyclogestafter my egg retrieval why? When i insert it in my back some portion of it comes out when i go to toilet is it ok

My dr prescribe me cyclogestafter my egg retrieval why? When i insert it in my back some portion of it comes out when i go to toilet is it ok

Please call your doc: Why would u take something and not know why, your doc should have explained the reason and since your doc did not please call your doc know and ask him or her. ...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 does the egg retrieval process usually take?

How long does the egg retrieval process usually take?

Depends: On the number of egg targets, the skill of the doctor, and the anatomy of the woman; that said it's usually form 10 - 30 minutes. ...Read more

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Egg retrieval and the donation process, can you tell me about it?

Egg retrieval and the donation process, can you tell me about it?

Donor or Recipient?: Egg donors are usually <30yo and also screened for good egg quantity. They undergo IVF stimulation and retrieval. Most women do not require pain meds after procedure. We average 15-30 eggs per retrieval. Success rates depend on fresh vs frozen eggs, the number of eggs used for insemination and the quality of the embryos. I hope this answers question. ...Read more

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How long should it take my body to return to normal after egg retrieval?

How long should it take my body to return to normal after egg retrieval?

Depends on eggs: Most women feel fine the next day, but there is some variability in this. Returning to normal depends on the stimulation. High egg yields can lead to hyperstimulation, which can last for ten days, or longer if pregnancy occurs. ...Read more

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How long after egg retrieval should I get my period?

2 weeks plus: Your period should come on around the same time it should normally ifyou have regular 28 day cycles. However, most women doing ivf are on Progesterone supplements which can delay the period. ...Read more

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