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Infertility And Lupron
Maybe: Lupron (leuprolide) will not help you to conceive, so if that is the top priority, then Lupron (leuprolide) is not recommended unless it is used as part of an ivf cycle. For women with endometriosis who have infertility it is best to proceed with pregnancy asap. See a reproductive endocrinologist for help and advice. If pain control is your top priority, Lupron (leuprolide) may be very helpful. The downside is the risk of bone loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are treatment options for high testosterone. I'm trying to conceive and I have pcos caused by high testosterone. Clomid (clomiphene) and metformin failed.
Here are some ...: With thus far in your care for PCOS, it would not most logical and beneficial to bring this Q to the treating doctor so timely modification of care could be given. At this time, further online inquiry tends to cause more unnecessary confusion and anxiety. So, contact your treating doc who should be in line of today's knowledge and options of care. Worst, seeking second opinion is still easier &... ...Read more
On Lupron (leuprolide) for fibroids and endo, also taking 2mg estrace as addback. Started spotting and bleeding, 20 days now. Why? Can estrace make fibroids grow?
It may help: Lupron and Synarel (nafarelin) are both GnRh Agonist drugs that tend to block any progression of existing endometriosis, but may or may not help with the pain. If a 3 to 6 month course of Lupron doesn't alleviate the pain your MD may consider Laparoscopy with ablation as a method + pain medication. ...Read more
Hormonal treatment: Femara (letrozole) inhibits the formation of estrogen within the endometriosis tissue. Aromatase inhibitors, formerly used to treat some breast cancer, have been successful in the treatment of endometriosis. Norethindrone, a Progesterone is also successful in some cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dx: PCOS. Multiple bilateral ovarian cysts 30yr old nulligravida on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 5+yrs. how will cysts impact trying to conceive?
Ovulation: The issue with PCOS is that some women will not ovulate. The ovarian cysts are not the direct cause. They are a symptom of the hormonal imbalance present in PCOS patients. ...Read more
3rd iui with clomid (clomiphene) and ovidrel and unexplained infertility, wife is 34. Low chance of success? Losing hope and ashamed.
How to increase chance of success with IVF with endometriosis? Laproscopic surgery was unsuccessful at removing endo. Advised not to take lupron (leuprolide) now.
Can adding hCG shots while taking femara (letrozole) for infertility improve the chances of conceiving?
Diminished ovarian reserve with low egg supply. Would u rec Clomid (clomiphene) with IUI or injectable with iui. I am 35 years old?
Yes, IVF is better: At age 39 with DOR, you may try few cycles Clomid (clomiphene) IUI, but IVF is a better option. The reason is with DOR, you don't have many embryos to work with. On the other hand, if you do IVF, you may bank embryos and do FET later. At age 39, I strongly recommend to do Pre-implantation genetic screening (PGS) of your embryos prior to transfer. It will increase your change of pregnancy and reduce miscarriage ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am faced w/ choices of lupron (leuprolide) or surgery for endometriosis. Unable to tolorate hormone contraceptives and have gilberts syndrome. Which option is best?
Choices: Only a doctor who met and examined you can answer this. But, i recommend surgery for patients who are good candidates. Surgery is the only way to make a firm diagnosis, results are generally excellent, and though recurrences happen, they often don't. Lupron (leuprolide) can defintiely help with pain, but: no diagnosis, no fix, expensive, symptoms, and pain comes back when you discontinue. ...Read more
Can Clomid then menagon and hCG shots later cyclogest (progesterone) help pcos patient get pregnant as prescribed by the gynaec?
IVF egg removal. 32 follicles only 7 eggs retrieved. Did Lupron (leuprolide) trigger and Hcg. Why so few?
Ask your doc: Many possibilities: incorrect timing (too early OR too late) or administration of hCG, bad batch of hCG, surgeon had difficulty with TVA, maybe only 7 mature follicles and the others were mid-to-small...your doctor and your embryology team are only ones who can answer what happened. Good luck with the 7, sounds good! ...Read more