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Any side effect of IVF treatment ?

Any side effect of IVF treatment ?

Short term: 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

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
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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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Fertilty treatment shots... Side effects? Whats % of outcome?

Fertilty treatment shots... Side effects? Whats % of outcome?

Depends : If referring to injectable gonadotropins, possoble side effects/complications include soreness at injection site, bloating, cramping, ovarian cyst(s), ovarian twisting (torsion), ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, multiple gestation, ectopic pregnancy. Chance of success depends on infertility diagnosis and age of woman undergoing treatment. ...Read more

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What're the side effects of stopping HCV treatment?

What're the side effects of stopping HCV treatment?

Incomplete treatment: Conventional treatment regimens for hcv have many potential side effects. Many of these will reverse once treatment ceases. There is no significant consequence however to prematurely terminating hcv treatment prior to its completion, other than the expectation that viral cure will not be achieved. If you can tough out the side effects and you're showing early treatment response, finish treatment. ...Read more

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What Advantages of IVF treatments & its side effects?

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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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

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Side effects of parkinson medical treatments?

Side effects of parkinson medical treatments?

Many treatments: There are so many medications used to treat parkinson's disease that it is not possible to list all or even just the most common side effects in such a small space. I suggest looking at: http://www.Parkinson.Org/parkinson-s-disease/treatment/medications-for-motor-symptoms-of-pd there are good links at the bottom of the page that list the medications, doses and side effects. ...Read more

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Do the side effects of isotritinoin outweigh the benefits from its acne treatment? How can such side effects be reduced?

Do the side effects of isotritinoin outweigh the benefits from its acne treatment? How can such side effects be reduced?

Depends on severity: Whether the risks outweigh the beneifts is truly a matter of severity of the disease as well as the importance to the individual. Acne is rarely, if ever, a life threatening disease. Therefore, it can essentially go untreated if it doesnt bother you. However, to others, the disease can cause great psychological distress and issues with self esteem/confidence/image. In this case, benefits may win. ...Read more

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What are effective treatments for side effects of antidepressants?

What are effective treatments for side effects of antidepressants?

Not a rare problem: Most antidepressant meds have adverse event potential, but since various meds have somewhat differing profiles, might propose consideration for a different drug. Discuss your reactions with your doctor and make some decisions. ...Read more

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What are the side effect of iui?

What are the side effect of iui?

Paragard or Mirena (levonorgestrel): With paragard, period may have same or heavier flow and same or heavier cramping than before insertion. With mirena, (levonorgestrel) Progesterone is released into uterus and the effect is only in uterus not throughout the body, there is usually less days and amount of flow and sometimes the period stops, with that comes less cramping.You still ovulate each month with either iud and mid-cycle pain may be be there. ...Read more

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What are the benefits and side effects of cancer treatment?

What are the benefits and side effects of cancer treatment?

Impossible to answer: There a different treatments for cancer that involve surgery, radiation, drugs, biologicals, etc. Each one has its own pros and cons and it is not possible to list them all here. If you or a loved one has to go through cancer therapy, make sure the benefits and side effects of that specific therapy are discussed by the oncologist. The patient should always have the final word. ...Read more

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Any irreversible side effects of chlomid?

Any irreversible side effects of chlomid?

No: Clomiphene increases the chance of twinning to between 4-6%, over a baseline rate of 1-2%. Besides not being able to give a twin back, Clomiphene has no other proven ongoing risks. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of treatment with corticosteroids?

What are the side effects of treatment with corticosteroids?

Many: This drug class has many side effects and needs to be used under guidance of a physician and only when appropriate. Serious side effects: hypertension, diabetes, steroid psychosis, bone problem, GI ulcerations, steroid muscle pain, infection...Common side effects: fluid retention, sweating, headache, insomnia, nervousness, muscle weakness, sugar imbalance, mood swings, vertigo, hair growth... ...Read more

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What are the potential side effects of using radiotherapy on prostrate?

What are the potential side effects of using radiotherapy on prostrate?

Burning: If radiation is chosen , seeds, or IMRT must be used to assure no extra organ effect. This applies to burning of bladder or rectum with several complications to those organs. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of i131 ablation therapy?

What are the side effects of i131 ablation therapy?

Hypothyroidism: Usually i 131 treatment is used for treatment of hyperthyroidism. It is quite safe but often leads to hypothyroidism 12 plus months later. Hypothyroidism is easily treated with a once a day supplement of thyroid. ...Read more

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What short term side effects of radiation treatment?

What short term side effects of radiation treatment?

Minimal: Radiation is usually free of side effects for the first 2-3 weeks of use. Then it can cause some mild local skin redness or sun burn like effects. It can also cause sores in the mouth or any mucosal area which is in the field of radiation. Some fatigue or nausea can be experienced on rare occasions. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of insulin therapy?

What are the side effects of insulin therapy?

A few things: The most fear side effect of Insulin therapy is low blood sugar. That's why it's very important to keep close contact with your physician if you were just started on insulin. Follow instructions and don't overdo the insulin. Other side effects: pain, injection site irritation, weight gain... ...Read more

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What are the side effects of roaccutane for acne treatment?

What are the side effects of roaccutane for acne treatment?

Isotretinoin: potential side effects may include: skin rashes or infections, nosebleeds, bone or joint pain / tenderness., dry eyes w burning, redness & itching, lip inflammation & peeling of skin. Avoiding sun exposure is needed. Less common: depression, headache, suicidal ideations / attempts, nausea/ vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, visual changes. ...Read more

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What are the potential side effects of medication?

What are the potential side effects of medication?

Can be anything: Medications can cause side effects form the minor ones (tiredness, aches); moderate ones (nausea, vomitting, diarrhea, rash); severe ones (allergic reactions, kidney damage, liver damage, blood problems); and finally life-threatening (anaphylaxis, heart damage, lung damge). Always check with your physician and pharamcist to go over side-effects and potential interactions among your presciptions. ...Read more

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Is there any side effects of Clomid (clomiphene) for fertility problems?

Is there any side effects of Clomid (clomiphene) for fertility problems?

Sometimes: Clomid (clomiphene) or Clomiphene citrate is usually very well tolerated and safe. Sometimes it causes mild hot flushes and headaches. These are not dangerous. Rarely people can have visual changes. If this occurs, please call your doctor right away. Usually your doctor will stop the medicine and find an alternative treatment. Clomid (clomiphene) can be an effective and safe treatment for some women with infertility. ...Read more

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