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I want to inject myself human chorionic gonadotropin for fertility treatments. Can i?

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: If prescribed by MD

In women, human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hcg, pregnancy hormone) is used as a 'triggering shot' so that you release eggs or ovulate, with or without drugs like clomid (clomiphene).
For in vitro fertilization it can be used to stimulate follicle growth and to 'trigger' egg maturity. Men with low hormone levels (hypogonadism) may take HCG shots to increase sperm production. Ok to self-inject if prescribed for you.

In brief: If prescribed by MD

In women, human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hcg, pregnancy hormone) is used as a 'triggering shot' so that you release eggs or ovulate, with or without drugs like clomid (clomiphene).
For in vitro fertilization it can be used to stimulate follicle growth and to 'trigger' egg maturity. Men with low hormone levels (hypogonadism) may take HCG shots to increase sperm production. Ok to self-inject if prescribed for you.
Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

No.

In brief: No

No.
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