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If husband has hep, can I still undergo IVF treatment?

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Dr. Collin Smikle
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: IVF and pregnancy

If he has hepatitis, you can still undergo treatment and conceive.
Your chance of success with your own eggs are very low but you have an excellent chance of conceiving with an egg donor. It would still allow you to conceive with his sperm and the risk fortransmission to you or the fetus with the procedure is very low.

In brief: IVF and pregnancy

If he has hepatitis, you can still undergo treatment and conceive.
Your chance of success with your own eggs are very low but you have an excellent chance of conceiving with an egg donor. It would still allow you to conceive with his sperm and the risk fortransmission to you or the fetus with the procedure is very low.
Dr. Collin Smikle
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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Yes

Yes. Your chances of getting hepatitis from the embryos are extremely low.
You should be tested for hepatitis b and c, and if your husband has hepatitis b you should get the vaccine, and your baby should be vaccinated after birth. There is no vaccine yet for hepatitis c. Any extra embryos which are frozen (cryopreserved) after ivf may need special storage arrangements.

In brief: Yes

Yes. Your chances of getting hepatitis from the embryos are extremely low.
You should be tested for hepatitis b and c, and if your husband has hepatitis b you should get the vaccine, and your baby should be vaccinated after birth. There is no vaccine yet for hepatitis c. Any extra embryos which are frozen (cryopreserved) after ivf may need special storage arrangements.
Dr. Khurram Rehman
Dr. Khurram Rehman
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