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Dr. Al Hegab
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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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Had a hysteroscopy on Thursday (day 6 of my cycle) to prepare for IVF. My period should be over but I've been spotting ever since. Is this normal?

Had a hysteroscopy on Thursday (day 6 of my cycle) to prepare for IVF. My period should be over but I've been spotting ever since. Is this normal?

Hysteroscopy: This is not uncommon. The spotting may be related to the procedure itself. I recommend that you check in with your physician who performed the procedure. They may wish to examine you in the interim. ...Read more

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Is IVF art?

Is IVF art?

Yes: Ivf is art(assisted reproductive technology) that allows egg and sperm to be placed together in a petri dish either conventionally or with icsi where the sperm is placed directly into the egg. ...Read more

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What is IVF?

What is IVF?

Good Question!!!: Ivf stands for in vitro fertilization. Normally fertilization takes place in the female body after intercourse, specifically in the fallopian tube, which picks up the egg from the ovary. So conception in the body is "in vivo" fertilization. In vitro fertilization just means fertilization takes place outside of the body-in a test tube or petri dish. So ivf babies are also known as test tube babies. ...Read more

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Is art part of ivf?

Is art part of ivf?

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

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About how much is ivf?

5 to 15 thousand: Around 5 to 15 thousand dollars. Many insurance companies in the usa provide some coverage but most do not cover all expenses. Make sure you speak with your dr's staff so that you understand the coverage and are informed about any programs that may help with costs, such as research studies, drug discounts, etc. ...Read more

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Whats a IVF for woman?

Stands for: This stands for in vitro fertilization. This is where female eggs and male sperm are collected and fertilized outside of the body and then re implanted in the female. ...Read more

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Who qualifies for IVF?

See:: http://www.hullivf.org.uk/patient-area/information-pack/

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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

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