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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Embryo Implantation After Ivf

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I know there's issues with embryo implantation due to endometriosis. Is there something to take to improve chances of implantation with ivf?

I know there's issues with embryo implantation due to endometriosis. Is there something to take to improve chances of implantation with ivf?

Yes: The medications your fertility specialist gave you will help improve your chances of successful pregnancy. Try not to add any other factors that might muddy the waters and impede your doctor's process in helping you. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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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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I have endometriosis w/ 1 failed IVF and 3 frozen embryos left. Would another laparoscopy to remove endo help implantation with an fet? Last lap 2/13

I have endometriosis w/ 1 failed IVF and 3 frozen embryos left. Would another laparoscopy to remove endo help implantation with an fet? Last lap 2/13

Not likely: I think for years we were more concerned about things like that. Now we known in the absence of specific problems with the uterus lining or cavity, that most ivf cycles fail because the embryos were genetically abnormal. So at age 31 likely half of all good day 5 embryos are genetically abnormal. Hopefully on of the frozen ones is good quality and genetically normal! ...Read more

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Can a 1.6cm anterior uterine fibroid negatively affect IVF embryo implantation?

Not if it is in the: Muscle, if it is in the endometrial cavity, if could but I am sure if it was in the cavity your doc would have already removed it before ivf. ...Read more

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Ivf I recently underwent IVF had my 3 day embryo transfer 18 th januray I embryo transferred first time I'm 37 how soon can I hpt? No symptoms as yet

Ivf I recently underwent IVF had my 3 day embryo transfer 18 th januray I embryo transferred first time I'm 37 how soon can I hpt? No symptoms as yet

A test is reliable: 11 days after d3 et, but you should really test when your ivf doctor instructs you. Don't stay up at night looking for symptoms, there aren't any this early. ...Read more

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Cramps after embryo transfer can lead to positive pregnancy or it is the symptom of Ivf failure?

Cramps after embryo transfer can lead to positive pregnancy or it is the symptom of Ivf failure?

Be optimistic: It is neither one, it is an "occupational hazard;" in other words it happens all the time. It doe snot predict at all whether the ET was successful. Think positive, please follow all your doctor's instructions, and good luck with your pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I am through my IVF cycle. And I am now 5 days after emberyo transfer. What pregnancy symptom ahould I expect?

I am through my IVF cycle. And I am now 5 days after emberyo transfer. What pregnancy symptom ahould I expect?

Maybe none: The symptoms of pregnancy vary from woman to woman. Some have many symptoms and others have none. Nausea, vomiting, bloating, tiredness, urinary frequency are some common symptoms. Ivf can have exactly the same symptoms. Important: if you have no symptoms, you can still have a very normal pregnancy. Do not stop medication until your pg test is negative and your doc stops them! Best wishes. ...Read more

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Hi my 8 day of embryo transfer but I feel pain please tell this is my first IVF proccess?

Hi my 8 day of embryo transfer but I feel pain please tell this is my first IVF proccess?

Call your IVF clinic: If you're doing an ivf treatment cycle you should talk to your clinic about any symptoms you're worried about, including pain or bleeding. ...Read more

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How to manage colds during IVF cycle? I have embryo transfer tomorrow and I coming down with a cold.

How to manage colds during IVF cycle? I have embryo transfer tomorrow and I coming down with a cold.

Cold and IVF: If you are having, mild flu like symptoms, there may not be any need to worry about transfer. However, if you are feverish or having severe symptoms, it may be better to freeze the embryos and plan a transfer when you aren't ill. I would talk to your doctor about their recommendations. ...Read more

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I'm having spotting after a failed IVF cycle, any chance that it was late implantation or am I just delusional?

I'm having spotting after a failed IVF cycle, any chance that it was late implantation or am I just delusional?

Unlikely: Its more likely that your hormonal levels are altered from the cycle and may cause this.

On the other hand, other possibilities include:

1. Undetected polyps
2. Rebound ovulation (earlier then usual)
3. Cervical trauma from the embryo transfer. ...Read more

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I had 15 embryos made it to day3 biopsy in ivf-PGD Process, 7are 8cells&6are 7cells&2are4cells Could they all make it to day 5?

I had 15 embryos made it to day3 biopsy in ivf-PGD Process, 7are 8cells&6are 7cells&2are4cells Could they all make it to day 5?

Embryos: Maybe...maybe not. Infertility treatment is loaded emotionally. It helps to focus on taking care of yourself, eating well, staying physically active, using your community support system, family help.... ...Read more

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I am 41 and just had my embryo transfer on sunday 12/05/13. This is my first IVF cycle. I had 4 embryos transferred on day 3. What are my chances?

I am 41 and just had my embryo transfer on sunday 12/05/13. This is my first IVF cycle. I had 4 embryos transferred on day 3. What are my chances?

Reasonable: The number one predictor of success with ivf is age. The u.S national average is 20% pregnancy & 12% creating a live born baby. The 8% difference is mostly due to miscarriages. You specific odds of achieving pregnancy and ultimately a live born baby depends on many factors, including your fsh level, the cause of infertility, the skill and experience of your physician, skill of embryologist. ...Read more

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Is a 6 cell embryo on Day 3 an option to make it to a viable blastocyst for IVF transfer on Day 5? I know ideally it should be an 8 cell on Day 3.

Is a 6 cell embryo on Day 3 an option to make it to a viable blastocyst for IVF transfer on Day 5? I know ideally it should be an 8 cell on Day 3.

Would be concerned a: Bout how it got to be 6 celled. The fertilized egg should split into two and each of the cells then consequently double so should be 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, etc. 6 is not part of that so was there some sort of problem during 4-to-8 split such that half the slcells didn't split? ...Read more

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I have abortion IVF. I have 2 frozen embryos left. If abortion was couse by chromozal abnormaliti does that mean that 2 embryo left has same abnormali?

I have abortion IVF. I have 2 frozen embryos left. If abortion was couse by chromozal abnormaliti does that mean that 2 embryo left has same abnormali?

Not necessarily: Every person's situation is different so you should sit down and discuss details with your doctor, but from what you are telling me you should have an overall good chance for success. It is very possible that one of your frozen embryos could have normal chromosomes. If not, you still should have a reasonable chance for success with another cycle. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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Re transfer 2 embryo during IVF and I am 6 week prgnt but in u/s re see one gestational sacs and no ectopic. Do body reabsorb embryo or anything risky?

Re transfer 2 embryo during IVF and I am 6 week prgnt but in u/s re see one gestational sacs and no ectopic. Do body reabsorb embryo or anything risky?

This is ok: This is actually a pretty common thing that happens. This is why often re will transfer 2 embryos. Yes the body does resorb one and there is zero risk to the remaining healthy pregnancy. I hope it all goes well forward with one nice embryo and baby. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am 8 weeks pregnent through IVF and I have had 2 fresh embryo transfers, 5 day. My Beta yesterday was 180012, could there be s chance it's twins?

I am 8 weeks pregnent through IVF and I have had 2 fresh embryo transfers, 5 day. My Beta yesterday was 180012, could there be s chance it's twins?

8 weeks pregnancy: Here is a female who is 8 weeks pregnant via IVF with transfer of two embryo and hcg yesterday was 180, 012.
The chances of multiple gestation with IVF is about ten percent and is possible. It is imperative to get a transvaginal ultrasound to confirm location and the number of fetus for reassurance. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 39 and like to share my frozen embryos in return for ivf?

Probably not: You could always donate your embryos to another couple anonymously or it can even be a known situation. But, honestly, most couples needing donor embryos will choose younger embryos and it would not be in their best interest to pay for half your ivf to get 39+ year old embryos. ...Read more

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Had IVF 2 day transfer of 3 embryos: a 2 cell, a 4 cell, and a 1 cell. The 2 & 4 cell were the highest grade. What is my chance of success? I'm 41.

Had IVF 2 day transfer of 3 embryos: a 2 cell, a 4 cell, and a 1 cell. The 2 & 4 cell were the highest grade. What is my chance of success? I'm 41.

Ask your doc: Each clinic determines their own success rates. Pregnancy rates vary considerably from clinic to clinic. For example, we always transfer on day 3 and day 5, so I would have trouble giving you a comparable success rate. However, in general, embryos should be 4 cells on day 2 and the smaller embryos are likely of lower quality. The us national average for 41 yo = 12%. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm bleeding with clots after IVF transfer, is the embryo still safe?

I'm bleeding with clots after IVF transfer, is the embryo still safe?

Hard to tell: Bleeding after the transfer or blood on the transfer catheter are not considered good signs. Still, many people will be pregnant even when blood is present. ...Read more

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I had 2 embryos in due to IVF and no bleeding at 6 wk prgnt. But at scan only one? Do body reabsorb or anything else risky.

No concern: The majority of embryos do not implant so it is not uncommon for women with ivf pregnancies to have fewer sacs than embryos replaced. While an ectopic or tubal pregnancy is a small possibility most likely your other embryo has failed to implant. ...Read more

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I had my IVF on 31 October 2014 embryo transfer with frozen egg and test on. 11-11 -2014 and the test came negative what could happen?

Talk to your RE: You need to talk to your Reproductive Endocrinologist. It might be a little early, so they might want to recheck in a couple of days. ...Read more

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Hw can asprine affect growth of embryo. I have to take one 100 mg every morning for my memory problem. Should I stop taking it while going for ivf?

Hw can asprine affect growth of embryo. I have to take one 100 mg every morning for my memory problem. Should I stop taking it while going for ivf?

Low-dose aspirin is: Used by some to slow memory loss in women > 65, but not reversal of memory loss in any age. It is a Class D drug in pregnancy, per the US Federal Drug Administration, as it has known adverse risks in pregnancy. Stop it now unless your Fertility Specialist okays it. Start daily folate (folic acid) supplement at least 3 mos. Before conception; have a flu shot at least 2 mos. Before conception. ...Read more

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I hv a girl from ivf. Nw want a boy, from the 6 frozen embryos tht I had only 3 were normal and they all were girl. Can u manually attach x wid y 4 boy?

I hv a girl from ivf. Nw want a boy, from the 6 frozen embryos tht I had only 3 were normal and they all were girl. Can u manually attach x wid y 4 boy?

No: Depends on the sperm which fertilizes the egg. PIGD is the technique used to know the gender and other facts before implantation, ask your fertility doctors ...Read more

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My first round of IVF failed- 14 fertilized only 1 made it to day 5 transfer- what causes bad embryos (I'm 29, pcos)??

Genetic issues: The combination of the 46 chromosomes in the embryo are the cause of the "bad" embryos that do not go on to fruition. ...Read more

Implantation (Definition)

One common meaning refers to the process by which an embryo attaches to the uterus of a woman so that she is pregnant. Many think of it as 'sticking.' implantation in humans always occurs when the embryo is between 6-7 days old. A very popular concept on the internet now in 2012, 'implantation bleeding, ' is speculative ...Read more


Embryo (Definition)

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