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I'm having spotting after a failed IVF cycle, any chance that it was late implantation or am i just delusional?

I'm having spotting after a failed IVF cycle, any chance that it was late implantation or am i just delusional?

Unlikely: Its more likely that your hormonal levels are altered from the cycle and may cause this. On the other hand, other possibilities include: 1. Undetected polyps 2. Rebound ovulation (earlier then usual) 3. Cervical trauma from the embryo transfer. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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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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How often does late implantation occur in IVF?

How often does late implantation occur in IVF?

IVF implantation: After transfer of the embryo implantation occurs about 6-10 days later. There will always be some degree of human variation and the exact timing of implantation can not be predicted ahead of time. There is a physiologic window for implantation to occur by the nature of our physiology. Exactly how long that window is in any one individual during any one cycle is not known. ...Read more

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How late does implantation occur after IVF transfer?

How late does implantation occur after IVF transfer?

Implantation: Happens when embryos are between 6-7 days old. So if you have a d3 transfer, implantation is 3-4 days later; if you have a d5, implant is 1-2 days later. Always. ...Read more

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In failed IVF , how can one determine if it is due to implantation failure ? What causes implantation failure

In failed IVF , how can one determine if it is due to implantation failure ? What causes implantation failure

Negative preg. test: Embryos that implant ('take' in the lining of the uterus) make detectable levels of HCG hormone, so embryos that implant and then fail later cause a 'biochemical pregnancy' or miscarriage. Embryo transfer with negative blood HCG means embryos didn't implant. Possible causes: genetic or metabolic problems in the embryos, polyps or other problems with uterine lining, or issues with embryo transfer. ...Read more

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I know theres issues with embryo implantation due to endometriosis. Is there something to take to improve chances of implantation with ivf?

I know theres issues with embryo implantation due to endometriosis. Is there something to take to improve chances of implantation with ivf?

Yes: The medications your fertility specialist gave you will help improve your chances of successful pregnancy. Try not to add any other factors that might muddy the waters and impede your doctor's process in helping you. ...Read more

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Does long hormones stimulation affect implantation? done my fresh IVF and it was negative

Discuss with doctor: The regimens used should not make implantation more difficult. The combo of meds usually makes it more likely to have a successful cycle. However the implantation success is less predictable ...Read more

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Going through IVF with wife. All tests of sperm has been in the 10-16 million range. Donated for implantation and it dropped to 50 total. Reasons?

Going through IVF with wife. All tests of sperm has been in the 10-16 million range. Donated for implantation and it dropped to 50 total. Reasons?

Abstinence: Many factors affect sperm numbers. The length of the abstinence period before collection is a common factor. A recent high fever or illness could be a factor. If the sperm function is normal then no worries, as your wife probably had fewer eggs than sperm. Icsi can be used for unexpected changes. The babies will be normal too. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can fibroids cause implantation failures during IVF procedures?

Can fibroids cause implantation failures during IVF procedures?

Yes: Fibroids that protrude into the uterine cavity and distorts the shape (submucous fibroid) can interfere with implantation and cause early miscarriage. ...Read more

Implantation (Definition)

One common meaning refers to the process by which an embryo attaches to the uterus of a woman so that she is pregnant. Many think of it as 'sticking.' implantation in humans always occurs when the embryo is between 6-7 days old. A very popular concept on the internet now in 2012, 'implantation bleeding, ' is speculative ...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