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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more


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Is it ok to start IVF stim medication if I have a 4cm fluid-filled cyst at my baseline ultrasound?

Is it ok to start IVF stim medication if I have a 4cm fluid-filled cyst at my baseline ultrasound?

10 mm: Simple cysts/follicles up to 10-12 mm are usually not a problem, i start patients with them all the time. What does your doctor think? ...Read more

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How much does it cost for an ultrasound to measure follicles for a patient during ivf?

How much does it cost for an ultrasound to measure follicles for a patient during ivf?

Variable: The price is highly variable between centers, cities, states, and the amount of insurance coverage. Ask your center and others you would consider. ...Read more

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28,don't want children,haven't had ivf,after ultrasound I was found to have an enlarged right ovary, which contained all mature follicles?cause?

28,don't want children,haven't had ivf,after ultrasound I was found to have an enlarged right ovary, which contained all mature follicles?cause?

Follicles, one ovary: There could be a number of explanations as to why a sonographer see mature follicles in only one ovary; the most likely is that the other ovary didn't show up well at the time of the procedure, and the follicles couldn't be assessed. ...Read more

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I had my ultrasound mc2 for IVF but my ovarian cyst at rightside 3*2.5 my dr again tell me to do ultrasound why this so is any prob in doing IVF ?

I had my ultrasound mc2 for IVF but my ovarian cyst at rightside 3*2.5 my dr again tell me to do ultrasound why this so is any prob in doing IVF ?

Interferes : Ovarian cysts that are large or produce estrogen may interfere with the growth and/or quality of your eggs. That is why your doc will likely wait for them to shrink before starting fertility drugs. ...Read more

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Ultrasound shows one IVF twin 4 days behind 9 week scan. Both had strong heart beats. When to worry?

Ultrasound shows one IVF twin 4 days behind 9 week scan. Both had strong heart beats. When to worry?

Not to worry.: I can tell this is a highly desired and anticipated pregnancy and offer you my congratulation on the success thus far. As you know, things can still go wrong as this is a very high-risk pregnancy, so see a maternal-fetal medicine specialist as soon as possible and get information on twin-to-twin-transfusion syndrome and genetic counseling. Non-invasive prenatal genetic testing is now available. ...Read more

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IVF w/3 embryos - 6 wks+ preg with 2 heartbeats- ultrasound yesterday. Bleeding off & on since Sun. Saw doc Monday, said wait and see. What's going on?

IVF w/3 embryos - 6 wks+ preg with 2 heartbeats- ultrasound yesterday. Bleeding off & on since Sun. Saw doc Monday, said wait and see. What's going on?

Very common: bleeding occurs in about 50% of pregnancies and even more common with multiple pregnancy. nothing to worry about. sometimes the 2 become one. sometimes just unexplained bleeding. but very typical ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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


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