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Doctor insights on: Hcg Shots For Fertility

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Does Clomid (clomiphene) help progesterone levels for a [email protected]?

Does Clomid (clomiphene) help progesterone levels for a pregnancy@?

Once the corpus: Luteum (maturing egg) starts producing estrogen/progesterone, it feedbacks to the hypothalamus and pituitary gland to inhibit gnrh/lh/fsh production. Clomid (clomiphene) selectively inhibits the estrogen receptor in the hypothalmus which 'tricks' the body to release more fsh, which inturn causes growth of more ovarian follicles, and subsequently rupture of follicles resulting in ovulation to increase fertility. ...Read more

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Will a 5000iu hCG shot in blood test?

Will a 5000iu hCG shot in blood test?

Unclear question: Why are you taking HCG injections? It will not treat any disorder, just cost you money! ...Read more

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Can adding hCG shots while taking femara (letrozole) for infertility improve the chances of conceiving?

Can adding hCG shots while taking femara (letrozole) for infertility improve the chances of conceiving?

Sometimes: A properly-timed HCG shot can be used as a 'trigger' for ovulation. Women who develop a dominant follicle with Femara (letrozole) but don't ovulate appropriately (or at all) can be triggered with hcg. ...Read more

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How many hCG drops per day for infertility?

How many hCG drops per day for infertility?

NONE! Why did you: Waste your money on "hcg" drops, which aren't hcg? Hcg is available only by prescription and given by injection only. Who knows what you're taking and what harm it could do to you? I certainly don't. ...Read more

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How does giving FSH and LH in a fertility drug for women who need IVF help?

How does giving FSH and LH in a fertility drug for women who need IVF help?

Superovulation: Fsh & lh help stimulate egg development in the ovaries. More eggs give you more embryos with better success rates for ivf. ...Read more

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Im using ovulation kit for 2 months, getting only peak fertility no high fertility, why?

Im using ovulation kit for 2 months, getting only peak fertility no high fertility, why?

Timing: You may be peaking at a different time of the day. Some women peak in the morning and others in the evening. Try changing to time of day you are testing and see if that makes a difference first. ...Read more

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IUI cycle - Femara (letrozole) and Ovidrel Shot. Progesterone 7dpo - 14.2. Is this low? Chances of pregnancy? RE will give supplement Progesterone only if preg

IUI cycle - Femara (letrozole) and Ovidrel Shot. Progesterone 7dpo - 14.2. Is this low? Chances of pregnancy? RE will give supplement Progesterone only if preg

Normal: totally normal progesterone value. like to see it above 10. supplementation not always necessary. in general for most women pregnancy rates are about 5-10% per month for that treatment. good luck! ...Read more

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Take Clomid (clomiphene) befor1year.test result-Prolacting18.99ng/ml,TSH3.24ulU/ml,T41.30ng/dl & husband sperm test normal(6yers try4baby)IUI or IVF suit for me?

Take Clomid (clomiphene) befor1year.test result-Prolacting18.99ng/ml,TSH3.24ulU/ml,T41.30ng/dl & husband sperm test normal(6yers try4baby)IUI or IVF suit for me?

6y no baby: I would say after 6y of trying that you should have IVF. IUI can be tried, but less likely to work. You state you have been pregnant before, but if you can't sustain pregnancy pregnancy due to uterine factors, then your only option may be surrogate. See a fertility specialist regarding all these possibilities. ...Read more

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I have pcos my hubby has low sperm count, is monitered cycle with Clomid (clomiphene) hCG & IUI enough or would injectable meds work better/faster to get pregnant?

I have pcos my hubby has low sperm count, is monitered cycle with Clomid (clomiphene) hCG & IUI enough or would injectable meds work better/faster to get pregnant?

Depends: If you are ovulating with the Clomid (clomiphene) then the other meds would not likely offer any benefit. If you are not ovulating, then there may be a better chance for ovulating and conceiving with the more aggressive medications. Good luck. ...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

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Will taking HCG improve my fertility?

Will taking HCG improve my fertility?

Hormone therapy: HCG is human chorionic gonadotropin, which is made by the human placenta and is the basis of the pregnancy test; when it is present it is detected and gives a positive test. In females, HCG is often used to trigger ovulation in ovulation induction cycles. It’s given when the follicles are mature (usually 18mm) to trigger ovulation. It is occasionally used in the luteal phase (last 1/2 of cycle). ...Read more

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Can i take hCG injections for weight loss while on lupron (leuprolide) for uterine fibroids?

Can i take hCG injections for weight loss while on lupron (leuprolide) for uterine fibroids?

Wouldn't recommend: It is one of the contraindications to this diet. If you want to undergo the diet you should have the surgery to treat the fibroids. ...Read more

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TTC. Before our first iui we did a 250mcg hcg trigger shot on 5/22, then an iui on 5/24. hcg booster shot (250mcg) on 5/31 and using estrogen and progesterone now. I'm now 14 do from the iui and 7 do from hcg boosterToo soon for urine preg test?

TTC. Before our first iui we did a 250mcg hcg trigger shot on 5/22, then an iui on 5/24. hcg booster shot (250mcg) on 5/31 and using estrogen and progesterone now. I'm now 14 do from the iui and 7 do from hcg boosterToo soon for urine preg test?

Doctors instructions: It sounds like you are under the care of a good fertility specialist who is managing your treatment. Most likely they have given you instructions on when to follow up for testing. The best thing to do is to follow their advice. You can check a test at home any time you choose ...Read more

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Will smoking on fermara for fertility affect my egg growth for a iui?

Will smoking on fermara for fertility affect my egg growth for a iui?

Egg quality: Smoking in general, while obviously not good for you overall health, can definitely affect your egg quality which can decrease the chance of pregnancy. ...Read more

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How many inseminations per cycle will be given to a women using Clomid (clomiphene) (or injectables) with iui?

How many inseminations per cycle will be given to a women using Clomid (clomiphene) (or injectables) with iui?

One or two per cycle: One to two per cycle - if one insemination (iui) per cycle we schedule it on the day of expected ovulation (egg release), if two we do one IUI the day before ovulation as well. Two IUI is a slightly higher pregnancy rate than one, but not double. Have intercourse 2-3 times a week as well. Your wife should see a rei (infertility specialist) if not pregnant after three cycles of clomid (clomiphene). ...Read more

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How many Clomid (clomiphene) cycle are suggested for pregnancy?

Depends: First that depends on the diagnosis. If the problem is lack of ovulation, then it also depends on whether you take Clomid (clomiphene) and ovulate or dont ovulate. Usually i recommend if you ovulate 3-4 times on Clomid (clomiphene) and are not pregnant to either have more evaluation or change treatment. ...Read more

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Failed fertility treatments for 8months. Don't want to opt for ivf.. Should go for ovarian drilling?

Failed fertility treatments for 8months. Don't want to opt for ivf.. Should go for ovarian drilling?

Metformin therapy.: Although the best treatment for PCOS is controversial, you might ask your doctor about adding it to your treatment. Ovarian drilling is a reasonable option for patients with PCOS who fail ovulation induction. ...Read more

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Does an hCG trigger shot guarantee ovulation?

Does an hCG trigger shot guarantee ovulation?

No: Ther is no guarantee unfortunately or someone would be a billionaire, but it sure is the goal to get you pregnant! ...Read more