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Any side effect of IVF treatment ?

Any side effect of IVF treatment ?

Short term: Abdominal bloating. (very common) pelvic discomfort. (very common) ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome. (rare) multiple pregnancy. (common) ectopic pregnancy. (rare) heterotrophic pregnancy. (very rare). Risk of anesthesia (very rare). Injection site bruising (common) injection site pain (common) allergic reaction to medication (very rare) having a beautiful baby (common). ...Read more

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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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Are there any side effects of IVF treatment?

Are there any side effects of IVF treatment?

Can be safe: Abdominal bloating (very common). Pelvic discomfort (very common). Ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome (rare). Multiple pregnancy (common). Ectopic pregnancy (rare). Heterotrophic pregnancy (very rare). Risk of anesthesia (very rare). Injection site bruising (common). Injection site pain (common). Allergic reaction to medication (very rare). Having a beautiful baby (COMMON). ...Read more

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What Advantages of IVF treatments & its side effects?

What Advantages of IVF treatments & its side effects?

Beyond this forum: This question is beyond this forum. You need to research this question that fills chapters of medical text and discuss with your OB or fertility specialist. ...Read more

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If husband has hep, can I still undergo IVF treatment?

IVF and pregnancy: If he has hepatitis, you can still undergo treatment and conceive. Your chance of success with your own eggs are very low but you have an excellent chance of conceiving with an egg donor. It would still allow you to conceive with his sperm and the risk fortransmission to you or the fetus with the procedure is very low. ...Read more

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Can having IVF or any other treatment be helpful against ichthyosis?

DRY SKIN: Icthyosis, or "fish skin" is a genetic disease where people have very dry, scaling skin. It is not just dry skin from cold weather or from using harsh soaps. It can be improved by using certain chemicals on the skin, but cannot be cured and will be passed on to children. Like all other dry skin conditions, it is worse in cooler and dryer climates, and better when it is warm humid areas. ...Read more

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ı had currettage at 6 weeks after ivf. How long should I wait before FET treatment?

Next cycle: You can start the preparation process as early as your next period as long as you are psychologically ready and HCG levels are down to 0. ...Read more

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Can i go off my MS meds to try IVF treatments if I have only been on them several months?

Can i go off my MS meds to try IVF treatments if I have only been on them several months?

Precon counseling : Sounds to me like you are thinking about conceiving and concerned about how your medications may affect a developing pregnancy. Ask your ivf doctor for a referral to a maternal fetal medicine doctor to review your medications and concerns. While there may be risks to your medications, the risk of flare may be very high if you stop abruptly. ...Read more

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How many days do I have to wait after treatment for clamydia for IVF? Does clamydia affect IVF?

How many days do I have to wait after treatment for clamydia for IVF? Does clamydia affect IVF?

Ectopic risk: I would call your REI specialist and see what their policy is on this. Chlamydia can cause not only PID within a few weeks of exposure/treatment, but it can increase your risk of ectopic pregnancy I believe it even slightly increases that risk with IVF. Plus if you or your partner are going outside the relationship as this is an STD you may want to clear up that issue first. ...Read more

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