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My E2 are 1203 and my P4 are 14.0 tars normal after 3 day Embryo Transfer? Today is my 6 day after embryo transfer.

My E2 are 1203 and my P4 are 14.0 tars normal after 3 day Embryo Transfer? Today is my 6 day after embryo transfer.

Wait and see: In a few days you are likely to have been instructed to return for a BHCG test to determine if the embryo transfer was a success. Only then will you know the result. It is hard to wait. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Traub
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Embryo Transfer (Definition)

Embryo transfer (also et, set. Fet, etc) refers to placing one or more human embryo (s) (multi-cell or blastocyst) into the uterus of a woman trying to become pregnant. Et is the final step in an ivf cycle, and is done in some other circumstances as well. It is extremely safe, mostly comfortable, and usually not technically difficult. Experts agree on its importance, but ...Read more


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Why do I bleed a few days after embryo transfer?

Why do I bleed a few days after embryo transfer?

Bleeding: It may be related to the transfer but I would let your doctor know since it may not be normal. ...Read more

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After embryo transfer when will egg be retrieved?

After embryo transfer when will egg be retrieved?

Confused: The egg (s) must be retrieved before embryo transfer - so they can be fertilized and become embryos. Maybe I didn't understand your question? ...Read more

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When does implantation happen after embryo transfer?

When does implantation happen after embryo transfer?

6-to-7 days old: A fertilized egg/embryo always implants in the uterus when it is between 6-to-7 days old. ...Read more

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Bleeding 2 weeks after embryo transfer. What is the cause?

Bleeding 2 weeks after embryo transfer. What is the cause?

Several things: Bleeding 2 weeks post transfer can be caused by a friable, or cervix that's bleed easy, a small bleed behind the gestational sac, following intercourse, the loss of a twin and/or signs of an early miscarriage. If you have any bleeding, contact your doctor immediately. And remember, it may not be a bad sign. Probably would consider starting Progesterone to help quiet the uterus. Good luck. ...Read more

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Possible reasons for bleeding 7 days after embryo transfer?

Possible reasons for bleeding 7 days after embryo transfer?

Several reasons: The bleeding could be due to several different possibilities. It could be your menses coming on, a pregnancy loss, implantation bleeding or even from local irritation from vaginal progesterone supplements. You should follow your clinic's instructions for your medications and blood work, and not be afraid to call them if you have questions or concerns. ...Read more

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Bleeding on day 11 after embryo transfer. Should I be worried?

Possibly: Although up to 23% of women can bleed in early pregnancy, bleeding 11 days after embryo transfer may indicate that the transfer was not successul and you are not pregnant and/or an early sign of a miscarriage or what is called a biochemical pregnancy. You should get a blood HCG level to help determine what is going on. Failed implantation and/or miscarriages are more common as women get older. ...Read more

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Frequent urination after embryo transfer?

Frequent urination after embryo transfer?

Can't say: Check promptly with your ivf doc if it continues. ...Read more

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Is swimming or bathing after embryo transfer safe?

Is swimming or bathing after embryo transfer safe?

Safe if healthy: If embryo transfer is that precarious after a reasonable resting period, it may not be viable in any case. Is the patient to lie supine for 9 months? I think not! ...Read more

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Is it safe to use asprin soluble 75 mg after embryo transfer?

Not in pregnancy: The early phase of pregnancy is one of the most important times, during which the developing embryo is more susceptible to medications, chemicals, and too much heat. It's best to avoid drugs, chemicals (alchohol, dyes, insecticides, etc) and exposure to too much heat during pregnancy, but especially during the first few weeks. ...Read more

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Causes of right abdominal pains 5 days after embryo transfer?

Causes of right abdominal pains 5 days after embryo transfer?

Common: This is really common; it could mean a lot of things, or nothing at all. It's likely not to worry about, but - have you told your ivf doctor? He/she would want to be the first to know. ...Read more

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Negative blood test after embryo transfer could I still be pregnant?

Depends: Depends on when you did the pregnancy test. Doing the pregnancy test too early can give you false negative results. Ask your doctor when is the best time to test. For ivf pregnancy tests should typically be positive about 14-16 days after retrieval. ...Read more

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Should I have bed rest after embryo transfer? And can I drink ginger?

Should I have bed rest after embryo transfer? And can I drink ginger?

Bed rest: Is not supported by any evidence at all and I do not recommend it, but you should follow your doctor's advice. I am not aware of any reason you couldn't use ginger, but again ask your doc first. ...Read more

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What are normal estradiol and progesterone levels after embryo transfer?

What are normal estradiol and progesterone levels after embryo transfer?

Questionable: Most don't assess these values following an embryo transfer

the type of Progesterone may also affect these levels

in general...For those taking im progesterone...Levels are greater than 30-50 (but this measures all types of progesterones that are not important

vaginal forms give levels that are >15 and are the pure and the most important ones. ...Read more

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I'm in my 6th day after embryo transfer. This morning after I peed, I saw a clear slimy mucus patch in my urine. Are my embries still safe in me?

I'm in my 6th day after embryo transfer. This morning after I peed, I saw a clear slimy mucus patch in my urine. Are my embries still safe in me?

Embryo transfer: The clear mucus may be due to the higher Progesterone level after the transfer. You didn't pass the embryos. Still, you should follow your doctors instructions until you do the pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have had really bad pressure pain and really bad bleeding 7 days after embryo transfer. Now bleeding heavy, like clots for 3 days. Is it bad news?

I have had really bad pressure pain and really bad bleeding 7 days after embryo transfer. Now bleeding heavy, like clots for 3 days. Is it bad news?

Your doctor: It sounds concerning but do not jump to conclusions. Have you called your ivf doc with these concerns? He/she is the first person you should address this with - best wishes! ...Read more

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If the Hcg titre is 78.87, measured 12 days after embryo transfer of 2 embryos, 3day post fertilisation, both are8 cells. Is this level good or low?

Very early: It is good that you have a positive pregnancy test. Not many other conclusions can be made form this limited information. Usually the doctors will check the BHCG over a few days to establish a normally rising trend. Eventually ultrasound will be done to verify a normal pregnancy ...Read more

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25 days after embryo transfer, I'm still negative with pregnant test and no blood except a spot on the tissue while cleaning up after loo on mycycle day?

After 25 days: They should have begun implanting. I would guess that the hormones u are on for this process may be preventing bleeding but call your doctor in that you have a complex situation. ...Read more

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Gas and bloating after embryo transfer is safe?

Safe: Yes, no need to worry at all. It's probably not related to the et and is safe. Good luck. ...Read more

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Whit fluid after embryo transfer normal?

Any: Generally, fluid is used to cleanse the cervix reducing bacteria and increasing the chances of pregnancy. The fluid can be left after the transfer and is experienced by the patient as leaking fluid. We tell patients that the embryos can no fall out after the transfer. The cervix is making much more mucous under the stimulation of estrogen which can mimic loss of fluid vaginally. Mwww. Jcrm. Org ...Read more

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Would bleeding after embryo transfer be a problem?

Depends: Heavy bleeding, like a period, is worrisome but might still be okay. Light bleeding/spotting is
t-o-t-a-l-l-y to be expected and is not to worry. ...Read more

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What does bleeding at day 9 after embryo transfer mean?

What does bleeding at day 9 after embryo transfer mean?

Several things: Bleeding post transfer can be caused by a friable, or cervix that's bleed easy, a small bleed behind the gestational sac, following intercourse, the loss of a twin and/or signs of an early miscarriage and a difficult et. If you have any bleeding, contact your doctor immediately. And remember, it may not be a bad sign. Probably would consider starting Progesterone to help quiet the uterus. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the causes for failed embryo implantation after embryo transfer?

Probabilities: A high proportion of natural embryos do not implant, the same is true for IVF/embryo transfer. Rates improve with pre-screening of the developing embryos, and with younger age of donor (40 have similar rates with donor eggs, very low rates with their own eggs. ...Read more

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Are cramps normal after embryo transfer?

Yes: As the uterus grows "stretching" pains/cramps become more common. ...Read more

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Ovary pain after embryo transfer normal?

Ovary pain after embryo transfer normal?

Probably: The medications used during advanced fertility techniques can certainly cause formation of ovarian cysts. If you are having abdominal pain or discomfort after such a procedure, you absolutely must contact your doctor. This should be evaluated with specific labs and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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White discharge after embryo transfer is normal?

White discharge after embryo transfer is normal?

Yes: The discharge you are describing is normal vaginal discharge. Make sure that it does not have an odor and does not itch and/or irritating because that could mean it could be a vaginal infection. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Embryo (Definition)

An embryo is a developing human being from between 1- ...Read more