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In an IVF process after day 4, if there is a warm heat temperature that i feel on the lower abdomen place, what does it mean?

In an IVF process after day 4, if there is a warm heat temperature that i feel on the lower abdomen place, what does it mean?

Different things: Possibly you're sensing the ovarian cysts. In acupuncture terms the area of the lower heater means that there is more qui flowing which is encouraging for potential pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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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In my last ivf the dose was fsh inj 100 and antagonists 250 for 12 days only 1 egg was retrieved. This time they have increased fsh to 150. Will help?

In my last ivf the dose was fsh inj 100 and antagonists 250 for 12 days only 1 egg was retrieved. This time they have increased fsh to 150. Will help?

Very low dose: A daily FSH dose of 100u would be a very, very low dose indeed, I am not surprised you got only 1 oocyte. A higher dose protocol would give a more robust response; you need to discuss the thinking with your prescribing doctor, this would be an extremely low-dose protocol. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Is there an increased chance of conceiving twins after taking drugs for ivf/egg donations?

Is there an increased chance of conceiving twins after taking drugs for ivf/egg donations?

Yes: Clomid (clomiphene) raises the multiple rates to 8% ( 99% twins ) from 2% general population. Femara gives a multiple rate of 5% and gonadotropins are about 15% ( 95%twins). Ivf and donor egg ivf is dependent on the number of embryos transferred, but can range from 2-30%. ...Read more

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Is art part of ivf?

YES: Ivf is one type of assisted reproductive technologies (art). ...Read more

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How much does IVF cost?

Varies: I have seen as expensive as 5, 000 and as much as 15, 000, but it's regional specific as well. Likely to be more expensive in new york. ...Read more

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How painful is the IVF procedure for women?

Most say not bad: I can't address that question personally, but can say that 99% of my patients go home within 1 hour of the egg retrieval procedure. Probably 2/3 to 3/4 go back to work the next day. I never need to give more than 1 day of prescription pain medicine. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be moody after IVF transfer?

Is it normal to be moody after IVF transfer?

Moody with IVF: Often the case, since your hormones are very high due to ovarian stimulation. ...Read more

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How many cycles should woman go through in ivf?

How many cycles should woman go through in ivf?

It depends: Most of my patients conceive on their first cycle. If it doesn't work we sit down to determine why it didn't work to see if we can make it better on the second try. If it can't be done any better or showed things that would predict a high degree of failure on another attempt, we don't do it again. ...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