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Does high fever kill egg cells the same way that it does sperm? Do I have to wait 3 months after a fever to start my next IVF cycle?

Does high fever kill egg cells the same way that it does sperm?  Do I have to wait 3 months after a fever to start my next IVF cycle?

No: No you don't have to wait. Eggs that you ovulate this month started growing around 300 days prior. Heat does not effect the eggs like sperm. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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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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When i had my ivf, i had a big fever when baby was nesting (blood test showed no infection) and ihad a velementous cord insertionwas my body rejecting?

When i had my ivf, i had a big fever when baby was nesting (blood test showed no infection) and ihad a velementous cord insertionwas my body rejecting?

Cord Insertion: The cause of spontaneous velamentous cord insertion is not known. I have not heard of an association with ivf, but that field is still being aggressively studied. ...Read more

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I completed natural ivf, embryo transfer26/8/13. After et, I have mild fever until now with back ache near pelvis & lower abdomen pain&burning sensati?

I completed natural ivf, embryo transfer26/8/13. After et, I have mild fever until now with back ache near pelvis & lower abdomen pain&burning sensati?

Call: Your ivf doctor and explain. This may be perfectly normal (you don't give a specific temperature) but it could also be problems. You need your doctor to help you with this, not online help. Best! ...Read more

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Is IVF art?

Is IVF art?

Yes: Ivf is art(assisted reproductive technology) that allows egg and sperm to be placed together in a petri dish either conventionally or with icsi where the sperm is placed directly into the egg. ...Read more

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Whats a IVF for woman?

Whats a IVF for woman?

Stands for: This stands for in vitro fertilization. This is where female eggs and male sperm are collected and fertilized outside of the body and then re implanted in the female. ...Read more

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Who qualifies for IVF?

See:: http://www.hullivf.org.uk/patient-area/information-pack/

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What are IVF statistics?

Go to SART.org: Ivf statistics in the usa are reported annually. You can see pregnancy rates, numbers of cycles, the number of ivf programs, etc. The federal government monitors the reporting so that patients have a good idea of how well their program is performing. We are luck here to have so many excellent ivf programs in this country. The statistics can be found at sart.Org and cdc.Gov. ...Read more

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Please explain me for ivf?

IVF: Ivf occurs after stimulating the ovaries with medications to increase the # of eggs produced. The eggs are removed when they are mature (size and lab tests done to confirm) and fertilized by placing the sperm into each egg or putting a number next to the egg inside the lab. The embryos generated can be transferred afterwards to create a pregnancy. Good quality embryos can be frozen for future. ...Read more

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What insurances cover ivf?

What insurances  cover ivf?

Depends on State: 13 states currently mandate coverage of infertility problems. See http://attainivf.Com/ivf-insurance for a listing ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to have ivf?

Very safe: Ivf is a safe procedure in all regards. The main statistical risk is chance of multiple pregnancies, which can be controlled to a point. Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome is uncommon in most ivf practices. Complications with the egg retrieval are rare, and major complications are extremely rare. ...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


Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more