Need relief from OSHH..HELP

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Need relief from OSHH..HELP

Post by bharrison98 » Sun Apr 09, 2006 6:11 am

My wife and I recently transfered to embryos and we go on Monday to see if we are pregnant. Hopefully we are..But my wife is having trouble with OSHH. She is severly bloated and we have spoken to the Dr. for suggestion to relieve the pain and discomfort. Anyone have any suggestion?


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Post by MLG » Sun Apr 09, 2006 8:07 am

As far as I know all she can do is rest, drink lots of fluids (water and sportsdrinks) and take paracetemol pills for the pain. That was what my Dr said when I had OHSS. Image
If it gets severe then they have to use drainage at hospital.
Hope your DW gets better soon, and it's a BFP!

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Post by charlie77 » Sun Apr 09, 2006 9:11 am

hey daddy frustrated
erm im not to sure if this is a good idea but!!
if you are this far into 2ww and her ohss is that bad now then that could (fingers crossed) be a fantastic sign that she is pregnant
you see the pregnancy hormne hcg can trigger the ohss
this is wot happened to my wife
she was fine till about day 5 of 2ww then got sore and started to bloat :oops:
she had a +ive hpt by day 7 and was in hospital with ohss by day 9
not sure if its a good idea to get your hopes up
but for me its a very good sign for you guys
please let us know when you find out
good luck and all the very best
richard charlie

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Post by chellejaya » Sun Apr 09, 2006 2:41 pm

Hi there

I too suffered with moderate OHSS (still am. I'm afraid if it's moderate, she may have it for a fair few weeks) and had to stay in hospital for 6 days.
Like evryone else has said, the only thing you can do is rest, drink loads and loads of water, pee olt to clear the system, and keep your fingers crossed. It IS a very good sign of a BFP.
Good luck

Chellejaya xxx
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Post by saraid » Sun Apr 09, 2006 5:21 pm

Hi Daddy frustrated,

One of the best things i did for my ohss was drink at least one pint of milk a day along with 3 litres of water, fruit juice etc. Stay clear of coffee and tea as they act as diuretics and make you dehydrated. As soon as i started this my symptoms eased.good luck and i have a good feeling for your test!

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Post by fulloffaith » Mon Apr 10, 2006 5:09 pm

My clinic told me to drink lots of Gatorade or V8Juice - anything with alot of sodium. For some reason it helps the bloating and shrinks the swelling. I hope she gets better and you get a BFP!

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Post by bharrison98 » Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:58 pm

Guess what everyone? We are officially pregnant!. We found out this morning after having the doctor do the blood test. We are thankful. It is possible that we are pregnant with twins. The doctor did an ultra sound to see if my wife ovaries are decreasing in size and that the fluid in the adominal cavity is reducing, thereby, the ossh is begining to subside. Hopefully in the next week or so, the discomfort for my wife will be the thing of the past. :)
Much Love,


P.S. I still need to know what can I do to help relieve her bloating. I know that she needs to drink alot of fluids. But, does she need fluids with or without sodium? Please let me know!

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