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by Grey
Fri Sep 21, 2007 10:40 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Why was I given a "Flare" IVF Protocol
Replies: 2
Views: 796

Hi Angela, I was initially planned for a "one cycle" IVF, but my doctor switched it at the last minute to a longer cycle (Lupron starting a couple weeks after my period in cycle 1, the starting Follistim and Menopur in cycle 2). My doctor suggested that I move to a longer cycle because of my age (36...
by Grey
Mon Sep 17, 2007 11:21 pm
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: Brown spotting
Replies: 5
Views: 1362

Hi Jane, I've had some light spotting off and on the last week myself (I'm in my sixth week). From what I've read and heard, it seems that light, brown spotting is fairly common in early pregnancy. My nurses said not to be concerned with brown blood, as long as it wasn't too heavy. Red blood is a di...
by Grey
Fri Sep 14, 2007 9:31 am
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: Post Your Success Stories Here
Replies: 24
Views: 7048

amy wrote:Oooohh I haven't heard of that one - what is it used for? I googled it, but it talks mostly about inflammation, arthritis and male issues - what was your use for it?
Supposedly it suppresses the immune system a tiny bit, making your body less likely to reject the embies.
by Grey
Fri Sep 14, 2007 2:53 am
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: Post Your Success Stories Here
Replies: 24
Views: 7048

amy wrote:So from what I can tell it seems like not too many used dexamethasone or metformin?? heparin? or anything else to aid in implantation?
I forgot about that - I took Medrol (Methylprednisolone) for a few days starting on the day of transfer.
by Grey
Wed Sep 12, 2007 4:25 pm
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: Post Your Success Stories Here
Replies: 24
Views: 7048

Re: Post Your Success Stories Here

How long have you been ttc? Almost 3 1/2 years, unexplained infertility. We tried naturally for about 3 years, then went through 4 failed IUIs. What IVF number was this for you? The first. Was the successful IVF fresh or frozen? Fresh. What was your protocol? Lupron, Follistim, Menopure Did you add...