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Is Primolut depot safe in early IVF pregnancy to stop brown bleeding. Seems controversial. ?

Is Primolut depot safe in early IVF pregnancy to stop brown bleeding. Seems controversial. ?

Unusual choice: It would be an odd choice of treatment, at least in the us. Although it's actions are very similar to native progesterone, i agree i would consider its use controversial. Discuss your concern again with your doctor, for sure. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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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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Im 28 with an IVF pregnancy. My blood work came back with a high chance of down syndrome. Someone said it might be from the ivf?

Im 28 with an IVF pregnancy. My blood work came back with a high chance of down syndrome. Someone said it might be from the ivf?

Not from ivf: Down syndrome is a chromosome defect (trisomy or translocation). It is usually sporatic without cause. It can be familial or related to maternal age. The ivf process does not cause this defect, but the ovum and sperm used may already have the defect. Direct evaluation of fetal cell dna will be necessary to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I'm 5 wks with ivf pregnancy. I have endometriosis. I'm so bloated i look like i'm 9 months pregnant. Pain & Very uncomfortable. Why? How to fix it?

I'm 5 wks with ivf pregnancy. I have endometriosis. I'm so bloated i look like i'm 9 months pregnant. Pain & Very uncomfortable. Why? How to fix it?

Call your REI/MFM: If your REI doctors or your MFM doctors are not available, it would be wise and prudent to visit an ED where a gynecologist is available to evaluate you ASAP. ...Read more

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4.6 progestrone at 4wk 33 progestrone at 5.5wk? Poi given IVF pregnancy should I still be worried about m/c based on orginal blood? Hgc numbers high

4.6 progestrone at 4wk 33 progestrone at  5.5wk? Poi given IVF pregnancy should I still be worried about m/c based on orginal blood? Hgc numbers high

Still worrisome: A Progesterone this low can be a problem, but your levels have improved significantly. Unfortunately, you will just have to see how it plays out. ...Read more

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Ivf pregnancy 5wks light bleeding after involuntary morning orgasm -am i still ok?(previous heavy bleed 11days, positive test confirmed ok 2days ago)

Needs evaluation: Bleeding in pregnancy is common but not normal. It always requires an evaluation by your doctor. You need to confirm that you have a viable pregnancy located inside of the uterus. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms that can accompany IVF pregnancy?

What are the symptoms that can accompany IVF pregnancy?

Mostly like natural: I'm not certain i understand what you're asking, but pregnancy symptoms are related to the pregnancy not how you got that way. In other words, if you account for possible multiples, and for the fact that ovaries are stimulated in ivf, the symptoms are the same as in a natural pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is extreme thirst normal through IVF pregnancy?

Is extreme thirst normal through IVF pregnancy?

No: There is no reason to have extreme thirst. Are you eating high salt diet and that would trigger thirst. If you are pregnant and very thirst then a simple lab test and urine may be warranted. Also you may need your blood sugar tested. Suggest contact your OB. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for IVF pregnancy?

See below: Not sure what you are asking. In order to get pregnanct by ivf you usually take a series of daily injections to stimulate the ovaries to produce multiple eggs. When the eggs are mature they are removed and placed in a dish with the sperm. 3-5 days later they are put back into the uterus. The pregnancy rate depends most on the woman's age. Pregnancy after is treated like a regular pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can you survive more than one IVF pregnancy loss?

Not easy; seek help: Psychological support from friends and family. Counselors are available & your fertility clinic can give recommendations. Some connect with others with infertility or pregnancy loss in online communities. Medically - talk to your md about possible causes for miscarriage and testing options, we usually offer miscarriage testing with 2 losses. Some causes can be treated to prevent loss. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Im 24 yrs old with an IVF pregnancy. My blood work came back with a high chance of down symdrome. I heard that might be due to IVF itself?

No it is not: 1. There is no evidence that ivf increases the chance for a down syndrome baby 2. Blood work is not diagnostic. You need a sure test like amniocentesis for baby chromosomes. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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