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Doctor insights on: Progesterone Injection Dosage

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Dr. Seth Derman
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Progesterone (Definition)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly ...Read more


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What r progesterone injections really for after ivf?

What r progesterone injections really for after ivf?

To improve success!: Progesterone helps improve chances the embryo will successfully attach to the uterine lining and result in a successful pregnancy. ...Read more

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Had a progesterone injection 2 days before ovulation...What will happen?

Had a progesterone injection 2 days before ovulation...What will happen?

It may affect implan: It may affect implantation by creating an environment suitable for embryo implantation two days before its supposed to, so it may reduce your chances for pregnancy this cycle. ...Read more

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Could itching all over body be effect of ptl progesterone injection?

Could itching all over body be effect of ptl progesterone injection?

Systemic itching re.: One can have a systemic or total body itching response as an allergic response. The likely source of this response in compounded medicine is the preservative used to protect the medicine. ...Read more

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Is it safe to go for abortion in 13th week after using progesterone injection of 5 doses ?

Is it safe to go for abortion in 13th week after using progesterone injection of 5 doses ?

Yes: If your question is, is it safe to obtain an abortion 13 to 14 weeks, the answer is that abortion at the end of the first trimester beginning of second trimester is a very safe procedure. The fact that you've taken Progesterone shots has very little to do with whether the procedure is safe or not. So long as your doctor is trained in this procedure the likelihood of a complication is incredibly low. ...Read more

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I had a 5dbfet on wednesday (23.04). (natural cycle). After the procedure they gave me a subcut injection. Would it be hCG or progesterone?

I had a 5dbfet on wednesday (23.04). (natural cycle). After the procedure they gave me a subcut injection. Would it be hCG or progesterone?

Likely progesterone: I cannot imagine any reason for an HCG shot after an embryo transfer. That is normally only used to trigger ovulation. Progesterone would make much more sense because it is the naturally occurring hormone that plays a prominent role after conception. ...Read more

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I took prontogest 100 injection daily for 3 weeks,then cyclogest (progesterone) rectal pessaries 400mg daily for a month,200mg for a month,still on it,until when?

I took prontogest 100 injection daily for 3 weeks,then cyclogest (progesterone) rectal pessaries 400mg daily for a month,200mg for a month,still on it,until when?

No estrogen: In order for your period to come on, your uterus needs to be exposed to estrogen, followed by Progesterone and then the withdrawal of these hormones. This is what happens when you ovulate and when you take birth control. It is likely you did not ovulate and did not make estrogen. You should discuss these issues with your gyn. ...Read more

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Havent had period in years due to progesterone injection still on it but breakthrough bleeding why?

It's pretty common.: Many women will have irregular spotting or breakthrough bleeding while using progestin only methods of contraception. These methods of birth control tend to thin the lining inside the uterus. This can result in spotting. It can usually be treated with a low dose short-term estrogen. Consult with your doctor. ...Read more