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Negative blood test after embryo transfer could i still be pregnant?

Negative blood test after embryo transfer could i still be pregnant?

Depends: Depends on when you did the pregnancy test. Doing the pregnancy test too early can give you false negative results. Ask your doctor when is the best time to test. For ivf pregnancy tests should typically be positive about 14-16 days after retrieval. ...Read more

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Embryo Transfer (Definition)

Embryo transfer (also et, set. Fet, etc) refers to placing one or more human embryo(s) (multi-cell or blastocyst) into the uterus of a woman trying to become pregnant. Et is the final step in an ivf cycle, and is done in some other circumstances as well. It is extremely safe, mostly comfortable, and usually not technically difficult. Experts agree on its importance, but ...Read more


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On day 11 after embryo transfer did a htp test shows negative had previously on day 7 and 9 had noticed very small pinky spotting what's going on?

On day 11 after embryo transfer did a htp test shows negative had previously on day 7 and 9 had noticed very small pinky spotting what's going on?

Wait and see: After IVF treatment it is important to keep your follow up with your specialists. The next step is to wait and see if the treatment was successful and if the pregnancy established. Typically, Fertility specialists recommend a blood BHCG 2 weeks after ...Read more

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Can I test pregnancy on day 9 after embryo transfer?

Can I test pregnancy on day 9 after embryo transfer?

Follow your clinic: Your doctor and ivf clinic most likely gave you instructions when to come in for a blood pregnancy test. You should follow their instructions. It is not a good idea to test on your own. ...Read more

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12th day after embryo transfer, home pragnecy test is possible?I will go my final checkup to hospital 15th day(after 2day).

12th day after embryo transfer, home pragnecy test is possible?I will go my final checkup to hospital 15th day(after 2day).

Patience...: Patience is a virtue that all parents should seek. A urine pregnancy test done correctly will give a reliable result 2-3 weeks after conception (making it unlikely to be a false negative if it is negative). Hopefully, it will be a positive, but there should be no need to give it another thought until that time. ...Read more

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Hi my first hCG level done and came back 200. I had my second test done today 364 should I worry? It's 13 dys after embryo transfer.

Depends: The time interval between the blood test is important. I am unable to counsel without that information. Eitherway, you should continue to follow up with your infertility doctor as scheduled. ...Read more

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25 days after embryo transfer, I'm still negative with pregnant test and no blood except a spot on the tissue while cleaning up after loo on mycycle day?

25 days after embryo transfer, I'm still negative with pregnant test and no blood except a spot on the tissue while cleaning up after loo on mycycle day?

After 25 days: They should have begun implanting. I would guess that the hormones u are on for this process may be preventing bleeding but call your doctor in that you have a complex situation. ...Read more

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Is it too early to do an hCG blood test 8 days after embryo transfer?

Yes: It takes the embryo 10-14 days to make enough HCG to be detectable. ...Read more

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Whit fluid after embryo transfer normal?

Any: Generally, fluid is used to cleanse the cervix reducing bacteria and increasing the chances of pregnancy. The fluid can be left after the transfer and is experienced by the patient as leaking fluid. We tell patients that the embryos can no fall out after the transfer. The cervix is making much more mucous under the stimulation of estrogen which can mimic loss of fluid vaginally. Mwww.jcrm.org ...Read more

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3 days after embryo transfer, can I eat chocolate?

Of course: There should be no reason that you can not eat chocolate post an embryo transfer. Enjoy and good luck. ...Read more

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Twinges after embryo transfer, should I be concerned?

Twinges after embryo transfer, should I be concerned?

Probably not: Generally you would like an embryo transfer to go without any bleeding, cramping or discomfort; however, a few twinges should not generally affect the success of the transfer and subsequent implantation rates. I would suggest that you be on intramuscular Progesterone injections to quiet your uterus and to give you the maximum chance for implantation and a successful pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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After embryo transfer, what is the white fluid coming out on 10th day?

After embryo transfe: Transfer any questions at all should be asked to the provider who did the embryo transfer as that provider knows all about you and the transfer and part of their fee includes answering any? S you may have any day or time, sometimes u can have discharge after the transfer but you shoudldcall your doc. ...Read more

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Ten days after embryo transfer and tommy looks bigger than as usual what could be the problem or is all well?

Ten days after embryo transfer and tommy looks bigger than as usual what could be the problem or is all well?

Likely normal: We call ovulation induction controlled ovarian hyperstimulation. The ovaries get large and leak fluid giving impression of enlarged abdomen. As long as not very bothersome or not large weight gain can ignore. If?'s call your dr. ...Read more

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My E2 are 1203 and my P4 are 14.0 tars normal after 3 day Embryo Transfer? Today is my 6 day after embryo transfer.

Wait and see: In a few days you are likely to have been instructed to return for a BHCG test to determine if the embryo transfer was a success. Only then will you know the result. It is hard to wait. ...Read more

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Should i be taking antihistamine after embryo transfer?

Should i be taking antihistamine after embryo transfer?

Probably not: There is no significant data to suggest that they would be beneficial to improving success rates. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is ibuprofen ok after embryo transfer?

Is ibuprofen ok after embryo transfer?

Generally not used: Ibuprofen and drugs like it are typically avoiding during pregnancy. Any medication during fertility treatment should be cleared with your treating physician. ...Read more

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Why do I bleed a few days after embryo transfer?

Why do I bleed a few days after embryo transfer?

Bleeding: It may be related to the transfer but I would let your doctor know since it may not be normal. ...Read more

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After embryo transfer when will egg be retrieved?

After embryo transfer when will egg be retrieved?

Confused: The egg(s) must be retrieved before embryo transfer — so they can be fertilized and become embryos. Maybe I didn't understand your question? ...Read more

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Would bleeding after embryo transfer be a problem?

Would bleeding after embryo transfer be a problem?

Depends: Heavy bleeding, like a period, is worrisome but might still be okay. Light bleeding/spotting is t-o-t-a-l-l-y to be expected and is not to worry. ...Read more

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When does implantation happen after embryo transfer?

When does implantation happen after embryo transfer?

6-to-7 days old: A fertilized egg/embryo always implants in the uterus when it is between 6-to-7 days old. ...Read more

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What does bleeding at day 9 after embryo transfer mean?

What does bleeding at day 9 after embryo transfer mean?

Several things: Bleeding post transfer can be caused by a friable, or cervix that's bleed easy, a small bleed behind the gestational sac, following intercourse, the loss of a twin and/or signs of an early miscarriage and a difficult et. If you have any bleeding, contact your doctor immediately. And remember, it may not be a bad sign. Probably would consider starting Progesterone to help quiet the uterus. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bleeding 2 weeks after embryo transfer. What is the cause?

Bleeding 2 weeks after embryo transfer. What is the cause?

Several things: Bleeding 2 weeks post transfer can be caused by a friable, or cervix that's bleed easy, a small bleed behind the gestational sac, following intercourse, the loss of a twin and/or signs of an early miscarriage. If you have any bleeding, contact your doctor immediately. And remember, it may not be a bad sign. Probably would consider starting Progesterone to help quiet the uterus. Good luck. ...Read more

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3 days of bleeding after embryo transfer is it still safe?

Probably: Bleeding 3 days post transfer can be caused by a friable, or cervix that's bleed easy, a small bleed behind the gestational sac, following intercourse, the loss of a twin and/or signs of an early miscarriage and a difficult et. If you have any bleeding, contact your doctor immediately. And remember, it may not be a bad sign. Probably would consider starting Progesterone to help quiet the uterus. ...Read more

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Possible reasons for bleeding 7 days after embryo transfer?

Possible reasons for bleeding 7 days after embryo transfer?

Several reasons: The bleeding could be due to several possibilities. It could be your menses coming on, a pregnancy loss, implantation bleeding or even from local irritation from vaginal progesterone supplements. You should follow your clinic's instructions for your medications and blood work, and not be afraid to call them if you have questions or concerns. ...Read more

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Bleeding on day 11 after embryo transfer. Should i be worried?

Possibly: Although up to 23% of women can bleed in early pregnancy, bleeding 11 days after embryo transfer may indicate that the transfer was not successul and you are not pregnant and/or an early sign of a miscarriage or what is called a biochemical pregnancy. You should get a blood HCG level to help determine what is going on. Failed implantation and/or miscarriages are more common as women get older. ...Read more

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What are the causes for failed embryo implantation after embryo transfer?

Probabilities: A high proportion of natural embryos do not implant, the same is true for IVF/embryo transfer. Rates improve with pre-screening of the developing embryos, and with younger age of donor (40 have similar rates with donor eggs, very low rates with their own eggs. ...Read more

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Four days after embryo transfer the estrogen level is 950. Is this normal?

Four days after embryo transfer the estrogen level is 950. Is this normal?

Not sure: Generally, nine days after an embryo transfer, you draw your blood for a HCG level. Most clinics do not measure estrogen. If the results are low, it is generally indicative that you may not be pregnant. At our clinic, even if the levels are low, we repeat them in 3-4 days, "just to be sure". Sometimes, but not often, low e2 or HCG levels can result in a good pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it fine to eat meat after embryo transfer? Today is the 8th day after the transfer

Yes: Yes, it is fine to eart adequately cooked meat after an embryo transfer. Avoid raw and rare meat. ...Read more

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What can effect embryo implantation after embryo transfer? What can cause it to fail?

What can effect embryo implantation after embryo transfer? 
What can cause it to fail?

Uterus: The implantation of an embryo is very fragile and complicated process. This can be disrupted by many things including hormonal imbalance, trauma, and even stress. Often times, some of these things are out of our control and no fault of our own. ...Read more

Embryo (Definition)

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