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Do I have to get blood tests before doing in vitro fertilization?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Opsahl
Fertility Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Ivf is a complicated treatment and tests needed to start.
Tests of egg quality (amh, fsh, afc) help predict success and pick stim protocol; sperm tests help decide icsi (sperm injection for fertilization); test of uterus (hsg, sis) tells us about uterine receptivity; and other tests predict safe pregnancy (tsh, hiv, cf, etc). Brief list but tests help us make ivf work and get healthy pg.

In brief: Yes

Ivf is a complicated treatment and tests needed to start.
Tests of egg quality (amh, fsh, afc) help predict success and pick stim protocol; sperm tests help decide icsi (sperm injection for fertilization); test of uterus (hsg, sis) tells us about uterine receptivity; and other tests predict safe pregnancy (tsh, hiv, cf, etc). Brief list but tests help us make ivf work and get healthy pg.
Dr. Michael Opsahl
Dr. Michael Opsahl
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Dr. Andrew Silverman
Fertility Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Required before IVF

Many units required some blood test prior to ivf to determine that; 1.
You are capable to conceiving (you are ovulating) and 2. That you don't have a std. Clearly if you aren't ovulating you need a donor's egg to conceive, and if you have an std it should be treated pre pregnancy.

In brief: Required before IVF

Many units required some blood test prior to ivf to determine that; 1.
You are capable to conceiving (you are ovulating) and 2. That you don't have a std. Clearly if you aren't ovulating you need a donor's egg to conceive, and if you have an std it should be treated pre pregnancy.
Dr. Andrew Silverman
Dr. Andrew Silverman
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Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
often your general health and immunization status is also reviewed. Your family history and your partners will also be examined.
Dr. Steven Lindheim
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Every program has different requirments but we do 1.
Blood work for egg markers 2. Blood for implantation markers 3. Sexually transmitted disease blod 4. Cavity assessment 5. Semen analysis.

In brief: Yes

Every program has different requirments but we do 1.
Blood work for egg markers 2. Blood for implantation markers 3. Sexually transmitted disease blod 4. Cavity assessment 5. Semen analysis.
Dr. Steven Lindheim
Dr. Steven Lindheim
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