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Took Clomid (clomiphene) 50 mg, 5 gonal injection, pregnyl injection. Did sex in ovulation days . Why i may not be pregnant?

Took Clomid (clomiphene) 50 mg, 5 gonal injection, pregnyl injection. Did sex in ovulation days . Why i may not be pregnant?

Common: The in general the chance of not being pregnant is much higher than the chance of being pregnant. You may have a 10% chance of being pregnant and a 90% chance of not being pregnant. That is because the treatment does not affect fertilization, take into account egg quality, help the sperm, or deal with the tubes. So the vast majority of women will not get pregnant at any given treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How effective are follistim injections for getting pregnant?

How effective are follistim injections for getting pregnant?

Very: Those injections can be used in combination with sex, insemination, or ivf (in vitro fertilization). Pregnancy rates vary by individual and by diagnosis but pregnancy rates can be as high as 50% per month depending on the treatment. ...Read more

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3 failed iui, took 100 mg clomid, n on bravelle (urofollitropin) + hCG trigger shots from cd 10. Today is cd13 n still no + opk. Do injectables delay ovulation? Worried

3 failed iui, took 100 mg clomid, n on bravelle (urofollitropin) + hCG trigger shots from cd 10. Today is cd13 n still no + opk. Do injectables delay ovulation? Worried

Test again: It may be positive tomorrow. You must have had positive opk's prior to the iui's. It's hard to not worry yourself into a frenzy when working on fertility issues but it sounds like you are getting good attention. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women use Irinotecan injections?

Can pregnant women use Irinotecan injections?

Irinotecan: Irinotecan is FDA Pregnancy Category D (Positive evidence of risk). ...Read more

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On IUI with inj. 1st cycle 125/225IU Follistim-3 follicles, 2nd cycle 200IU Follistim-1 follicle. 3rd IUI MD wants 450IU, is that dose too high?

On IUI with inj. 1st cycle 125/225IU Follistim-3 follicles, 2nd cycle 200IU Follistim-1 follicle.  3rd IUI MD wants 450IU, is that dose too high?

Not too high: It's still a standard dose, used frequently. Whether it's "too high" really depends on how you responded at lower doses., especially what your estradiol (estrogen) level peaked at. Trust your doctor, but ask him/her questions if unclear. Good wishes. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting pregnant using gonal f (follitropin alfa) cetrotide and pregnyl?

What are my chances of getting pregnant using gonal f (follitropin alfa) cetrotide and pregnyl?

Depends: The successes rate of fertility treatments depends on age and underlying diagnosis and can various from 50% or more to less then 4%. You fertility specialist can discuss with you your estimated success rate. ...Read more

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Can Menopur injection postpone menses?

Can Menopur injection postpone menses?

Yes--delay it: Menopur recruits more follicles and stimulates them to grow. The more follicles you make, the higher your progesterone level will be. If you make a very large amount of progesterone, then you can delay your menses. You won't get your menses until your progesterone level falls below a threshold value. ...Read more

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Menorrhagia, Hysteroscopy, better cycles, recommended Hysterosalpingogarm before Clomid, (clomiphene) (TTC) Don't want radiation in my body.

Menorrhagia, Hysteroscopy, better cycles, recommended Hysterosalpingogarm before Clomid, (clomiphene) (TTC) Don't want radiation in my body.

Not a concern: You have not actually asked a question, but I will comment: do not worry about the x-ray exposure from the HSG, it is limited and safe. It is very wise to have it done before starting fertility treatments of any kind; you may save yourself many wasted cycles. ...Read more

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Failed 4 cycles of clomid (clomiphene). Chances to get pregnant?

Good still: As long as the failure on the Clomid (clomiphene) isn't due to premature ovarian failure. There are other medications that will help ovulation after clomid (clomiphene). Also peritoneal factors such as adhesions and endometriosis need to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Pcos woman on clomid (clomiphene) ,then hcg injection is taken to trigger ovulation,what is required thickness of uterus before triggering ovulation?

Pcos woman on clomid (clomiphene) ,then hcg injection is taken to trigger ovulation,what is required thickness of uterus before triggering ovulation?

Varies: The usual thickness of the endometrium at the time of ovulation is about 8mm to 10 mm. So the expected thickness for a stimulated cycle should be in the same range. ...Read more

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First cycle clomid (clomiphene). 19x17mm follicle Estradiol 1983 Pmol/l LH 65.82 Miu/ml Progesterone 8.45 Nmol/l Dr said don't need HCG trigger shot? Is this ok?

First cycle clomid (clomiphene). 
19x17mm follicle
Estradiol 1983 Pmol/l
LH 65.82 Miu/ml
Progesterone 8.45 Nmol/l
Dr said don't need HCG trigger shot? Is this ok?

At this point: you do not need a trigger shot: the progesterone of 8 indicates you already ovulated a few days ago, so the trigger will not do anything useful at this point. Congratulations. ...Read more