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Are there any side effects of IVF treatment?

Are there any side effects of IVF treatment?

Can be safe: Abdominal bloating (very common). Pelvic discomfort (very common). Ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome (rare). Multiple pregnancy (common). Ectopic pregnancy (rare). Heterotrophic pregnancy (very rare). Risk of anesthesia (very rare). Injection site bruising (common). Injection site pain (common). Allergic reaction to medication (very rare). Having a beautiful baby (COMMON). ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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What are possible side effects of IVF egg retrieval?

What are possible side effects of IVF egg retrieval?

Do you mean: Side effects or risks? An egg retrieval is a procedure so there really are not 'side effects, ' there are results: belly soreness, feeling tired, crampy feeling, brief nausea are all possible and common. Do you mean risks? Risks are very low but can include bleeding, infection, and failure to recover eggs; discuss these with your own ivf doctor and good luck. ...Read more

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Does IVF cause side effects on the mom and the baby?

Does IVF cause side effects on the mom and the baby?

Complications: Ivf is associated to multiple gestation such as twins and triplets. More than one passenger in the womb increases the chance of preterm labor. ...Read more

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What Advantages of IVF treatments & its side effects?

Beyond this forum: This question is beyond this forum. You need to research this question that fills chapters of medical text and discuss with your OB or fertility specialist. ...Read more

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I am looking to start on a course for dhea after a failed ivf. Anything I should avoid during this period and how bad are the side effects?

I am looking to start on a course for dhea after a failed ivf. Anything I should avoid during this period and how bad are the side effects?

Not much info: This is a controversal medication to use for fertility since its not available made by a commerical pharmaceutical company, you find it in health food stores or compounded. There are no good studies that show an improvement in pregnancy rates, and many mds around the country do not use it. ...Read more

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Does long hormones stimulation affect implantation? Done my fresh IVF and it was negative

Does long hormones stimulation affect implantation? Done my fresh IVF and it was negative

Discuss with doctor: The regimens used should not make implantation more difficult. The combo of meds usually makes it more likely to have a successful cycle. However the implantation success is less predictable ...Read more

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Which are the hormones involved in ivf?

Which are the hormones involved in ivf?

IVF: Please go online to "americanpregnancy. Org" and you will understand better.

There are other similar articles on the web. ...Read more

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When will my hormone become normal after IVF fail?

When will my hormone become normal after IVF fail?

Genrally not: Whatever your hormone levels are prior to ivf is generally what they will be after you complete a cycle of ivf. Sorry. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What hormones are used in IVF treatment?

What hormones are used in IVF treatment?

FSH and LH: FSH and LH typically used to stimulate the ovaries. Another injection is used to prevent you from ovulating prematurely (lupron or gnrh antagonist). Hcg is used to trigger ovulation. After egg retrieval, estrogen and progesterone is used to support a possible pregnancy. ...Read more

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What hormones are used during IVF (in-vitro fertilization)?

What hormones are used during IVF (in-vitro fertilization)?

IVF: An unusual question at your age.
Surely if you are seeing an obstetrician for IVF, that doctor would be explaining that to you?
If you are asking on behalf of someone else, she too must discuss this with her obstetrician.
There should be little, if anything, to be concerned about. ...Read more

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How to prevent weight gain from hormones during IVF cycles?

How to prevent weight gain from hormones during IVF cycles?

Do not worry: If you are going through ivf not much can be done hopefully the ivf works and 9 months later will have a great outcome from that weight gain. Good luck. ...Read more

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Day 11 from cycle and 8 dys of hormonal therapy for IVF. Today LH 0, 780 E2 350pg/ml, 1 follicle -11mm, 3 folicles 13mm. Is that good?

Day 11 from cycle and 8 dys of hormonal therapy for IVF. Today LH 0, 780 E2 350pg/ml, 1 follicle -11mm, 3 folicles 13mm. Is that good?

IVF is not simple: IVF is a very complex process and requires a very qualified expert to evaluate all the information and your personal information too. While you have much data that appears promising, you must rely on your doctor to guide you. There are many resources out there but they do not take into account your special circumstances as a patient. I recommend you discuss all these details with your IVF doctor. ...Read more

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Should I check blood density and thrombocytes before IVF or while on hormonal therapy? Any other basic blood tests needed before IVF?

IVF: The treating Physician who will do the IVF should have routine labs they will check to assure that all is well, and you are at the best health to hopefully have a successful IVF. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how fertility doctors use hormones to increase fertility in IVF treatment?

More Eggs: Hormones are given to increase the number of eggs that mature. It can also improve the lining of the uterus and improve with implantation. ...Read more

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I got treatment of hormones for ovulation. I ovulated 2 times through this but could not get conceive. Should IGo for IVF or third treatment?

I got treatment of hormones for ovulation. I ovulated 2 times through this but could not get conceive. Should IGo for IVF or third treatment?

Individual case: There is not one answer that applies to everyone. A semen analysis should be done to make sure there is no male factor problems. An HSG should be done to make sure there are no anatomical variables. IUI may be an option to explore as well. ...Read more

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I'm from iraq I have been married for almost 10years and I have pco &hormone disorder and suffered 2 miscarriages. Do you recommend that I do ivf?

Get expert help: If you can see an expert in pcos, you should do so before anything else. Your pcos must be in control (body weight, insulin, etc.). You also need a work up for recurrent pregnancy loss to prevent another miscarriage. You're welcome to see me here if you can't find an expert near you.
www. Reproendo. Com. ...Read more

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Can IVF Fostimon and Merional hormones cause a fall of the immune system? What is the best supplement for immunologic raise?

Can IVF Fostimon and Merional hormones cause a fall of the immune system? What is the best supplement for immunologic raise?

Not really: No, these are sex hormones and do not directly effect the immune system or cortisol, which is the hormone that does effect the immune system directly. I have a fascination with immune neurology, and have yet to find a good immune system supplement. If you are concerned about an immune system issue, I would see an immunologist or discuss with your primary doctor. ...Read more

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During hormones therapy for IVF left ovary produced 5 follicles, only 1 survived, the right ovary did not produce good ones although its healthy. Why?

During hormones therapy for IVF left ovary produced 5 follicles, only 1 survived, the right ovary did not produce good ones although its healthy. Why?

Age: Age is most likely the factor in poor ovarian response to stimulation. The amount of antral follicles decrease as one gets older. No matter how much medication you use the number of follicles that can grow each month is predetermined. This occurs almost a year prior to the stimulated cycle. ...Read more

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I hadbreast cancer, thinking removing my ovaries-cancer was hormone responsive. B4 chemo had ivf&embryos frozen. Can I still carry baby without ovaries?

Yes: It would be a frozen embryo transfer. You would require a limited amounts of hormones prior to pregnancy but as long as your uterus is present that is fine. But I would speak to your fertility specialist about your frozen embryos before proceeding. ...Read more

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Can I use Metformin if my hormones results and weight are fine. Had pcos b4.does it helps to get pregnant? Failed ivf twice. What are benefits of metfor?

Can I use Metformin if my hormones results and weight are fine. Had pcos b4.does it helps to get pregnant? Failed ivf twice. What are benefits of metfor?

Hard to say: It's not clear from what you say that metformin will help you. Metformin can help with PCOS and insulin resistance. You say you had PCOS before: does that mean you are told it has now gone away? This does not happen; if you have PCOS metformin may help, otherwise not. This can get complicated: strongly urge you talk with your regular doctor, you could also consider an online consult. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Why did my 1st IVF with plenty of hormonal therapy, a very high quality embryo and a good condition uterus not succeed? What are future chances?

Why did my 1st IVF with plenty of hormonal therapy, a very high quality embryo and a good condition uterus not succeed? What are future chances?

Ivf failure: At your age, overall success rate is about 15-20% chance of pregnancy with each try. The most common reason for failure is embryos with abnormal chromosomal development (aneuploidy). ...Read more

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7yrs trying to get pregnant Drs did laparoscopy, tube test, all hormones tests are fine, failed 3 iui, 2 ivf but Dr has no reason what's wrong with me.

7yrs trying to get pregnant Drs did laparoscopy, tube test, all hormones tests are fine, failed 3 iui, 2 ivf but Dr has no reason what's wrong with me.

HiTechControl within: Not without, as you are seeing. Physicians/procedures can sometimes help but far from dominant control. Hidden internal emotional issues are powerful & poorly understood (1 example: despite yrs trying without success, pregnancy after adoption; many others). Food choices can be a factor; suggest study: http://goo. Gl/ubDC9h & http://goo. Gl/FSjqDn for some ideas. Good luck finding success desired. ...Read more

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TTC, in fertility treatment for 3yrs- did 8 cycles of IUI. Doc say IVF is next. I m worried abt hormones used. Want true opinon on cons of IVF n cancer?

TTC, in fertility treatment for 3yrs- did 8 cycles of IUI. Doc say IVF is next. I m worried abt hormones used. Want true opinon on cons of IVF n cancer?

Long discussion: The decision to proceed with IVF is a hard one and should involve a detailed conversation with you fertility specialist. The risks should be discussed and weighed against your desire to have a child. The hormonal exposure during treatment is lower than the hormonal elevation you will experience during pregnancy Pregnancy causes a HUGE surge in hormones way beyond fertility medication. ...Read more

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Side effects of Hormonal Imbalance?

Side effects of Hormonal Imbalance?

Various: Depends on what hormones are out of balance. Disorders of estrogens, progesterone, pituitary fsh and lh cause menstrual irregularities, hot flashes, hirsuitism, weight changes, infertility, etc ...Read more

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What are some of the side effects while on hormones?

What are some of the side effects while on hormones?

Hormones: I can't answer that unless I know what hormones you are concerned about. There are many hormones each doing something different. If you have a list of your hormones go on-line or to the library to find the answers you need. "

"Doctors speak a language ordinary folks don't understand and specialists speak a language ordinary doctors don't understand." ...Read more

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What are the side effects and tips for taking pro hormones?

Sorry, but: There are no pro hormones available without a doctor's prescription. Anything advertised as such and available otc is a fraud. Don't waste your money. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of bioidentical hormones?

What are the side effects of bioidentical hormones?

Less than HRT.: Bioidentical hormones are hormones produced in a laboratory to be identical in chemical structure to what the body would produce. They have less side effects and are more effective than non-bioidentical hormones. However, if the dose is too high or too low, or the hormones are prescribed the wrong way, then the side effects can be the same as non-bioidentical hormones. ...Read more

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Is there any side effects for a growth hormone boster? Its called gh max?

Loss of $$: There are no growth hormone "boosters". The only thing that stimulates growth hormone is a brain chemical called ghrh. Anything that states it causes growth hormone release is a scam. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Save your money and don't spend money to put unknown chemicals into your body. ...Read more

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What exactly does growth hormone do to a 17 year old boy, any negative side effects?

Depends: If a 17 year old is fully developed and has completed puberty, growth hormone will not be of any use. However if there is room to grow there may be some benefits according to some studies. There may be increased end height or they will just complete their growth faster. As for negative side effects, in general the hormone is well tolerated. Increased cancer risk is often discussed but not proven. ...Read more

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What does growth hormone do to a 17 year old boy's height, any negative side effects?

What does growth hormone do to a 17 year old boy's height, any negative side effects?

Potential harm: Except for very unusual circumstances, most boys have fused growth plates by age 17 with no significant growth potential left. Taking hgh without a clinical indication places people at risk for possibly developing later life malignancy as hgh will raise igf-1 levels which have been implicated in breast, colon, and prostate cancer to name a few. Acromegaly distorts facial features and bone. & on. ...Read more

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What are the bad side effects that could happen if I take male hormones as a teenager?

What are the bad side effects that could happen if I take male hormones as a teenager?

Suppress testis: Body has negative feedback for all hormones, so if you take male hormones without supporting hormones, your testis will start shrinking & stop working. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the hormones used in bc pills and what side effects are they responsible for?

Doctors, what are the hormones used in bc pills and what side effects are they responsible for?

BC pills: By BC pills I presume you mean birth control pills. These pills are very effective in preventing pregnancy and don't have many side effects. These BC pills do not protect against sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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What's the best hormone patch to use with less side effects? I had a full hystorecomy 5 yrs ago never took nothing. Cant handle hot flashes anymore

What's the best hormone patch to use with less side effects? I had a full hystorecomy 5 yrs ago never took nothing. Cant handle hot flashes anymore

No "best" patch: All of the patches contain Estradiol which is then absorbed directly through the skin. You want to use the lowest dose patch that gives you adequate relief of symptoms. Some patches are once a week, some twice a week, and some may cause more skin irritation than others (but that varies with the individual). ...Read more

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I'm a 18 year old but I'm little short for my age thinking to use growth hormone. What are the possible side effects of growth hormone for growth?

I'm a 18 year old but I'm little short for my age thinking to use growth hormone. What are the possible side effects of growth hormone for growth?

Worthless expense: The true prescription HGH would run you 10-15K out of pocket/yr while the OTC "boosters" don't really boost anything but their own profits. At 18 your growth centers in your long bones are likely closed, so your linear growth is done. If they are open you would only get to your final height sooner, not add anything. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more