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Doctor insights on: How Long Does The Egg Retrieval Process Usually Take

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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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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 painful will the egg retrieval process be?

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 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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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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How long after egg retrieval should I get my period?

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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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