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Doctor insights on: Ovarian Drilling Recovery

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Can one lose weight after ovarian drilling?

Can one lose weight after ovarian drilling?

After laproscopic: Ovarian drilling, don't start a diet immediately after surgery - as you want to give your body a little time to mend. But, having this procedure done doesn't prevent you from getting involved in a healthy weight loss program. Always remember that slow and steady wins the race. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. >. ...Read more

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After having ovarian drilling can you body start functioning correctly like it should and start ovulating regularly?

After having ovarian drilling can you body start functioning correctly like it should and start ovulating regularly?

PCOS: It *may*. There are many causes for anovulatory or oligoovulatory scenarios, as well as treatments for them. Ovarian drilling is a rarer treatment that fewer and fewer physicians are using today. ...Read more

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Is letrozole more effective than ovarian drilling by minilaparotomy?

Is letrozole more effective than ovarian drilling by minilaparotomy?

Unclear but: While ovarian drilling may be effective in causing ovulation and achieving pregnancy, it is surgery (which entails a number of risks) and may cause scar tissue on the ovaries and deplete the supply of eggs. It is also rather unusual to have a laparotomy since this is almost always done by laparoscopy. Meds such as letrazole are safer. Drilling is usually a last resort. ...Read more

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Ovarian drilling done at day 4 of my cycle. I had a positive ovulation test on day 16. Is it possible despite positive test ovulation doesn't occur?

Ovarian drilling done at day 4 of my cycle. I had a positive ovulation test on day 16. Is it possible despite positive test ovulation doesn't occur?

Ovulation: I assume that you were using a urine ovulation predictor kit. These kits detect the LH surge which occurs prior to ovulation and are good at doing that. There are some false positive tests. However, if you were testing on consecutive days and it went from negative on a couple days to positive then most likely it is a preovulatory surge of LH. ...Read more

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Is it better to take Clomid (clomiphene) after ovarian drilling?

Is it better to take Clomid (clomiphene) after ovarian drilling?

Fertility doc : Each fertility patient will need an individualized plan. Ovarian drilling is not a first line treatment choice in most anovulation cases. ...Read more

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How safe is ovarian drilling after 2 rounds of Clomid (clomiphene) and what is next if od is not successful?

How safe is ovarian drilling after 2 rounds of Clomid (clomiphene) and what is next if od is not successful?

Ovarian drilling: Studies show laparoscopic ovarian drilling to be safe, cost effective treatment in patients in with polycystic ovarian syndrome. It is a minimally invasive, safe procedure that usually results in conception in 2 or 3 months post procedure and instead of a litter, you would have one child to carry. If it doesn't work don't dispair, invitro, adoption and other options still exist. ...Read more

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Ovarian drilling done on jun 21(CD6).Today is CD10.Follicle size ranges between 6 to 7mm. Is it possible to conceive in this cycle?

Ovarian drilling done on jun 21(CD6).Today is CD10.Follicle size ranges between 6 to 7mm. Is it possible to conceive in this cycle?

Not likely: The follicles are too small, but more important, you just had the surgery where your ovaries were traumatized by the drilling. You need to let them heal for a few weeks before you worry about ovulation and conception. Give it a month, then see if you are ovulating the next cycle. ...Read more