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Post by monx77 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:46 pm

I just recently went through the first stage of IVF. I had to freeze my embryos as i need a hysteroscopy and laproscopy to remove a fibroid blocking a tube. Surgery is set for 7/10.

Today I went for my day 3 blood work. A nurse left me a message stating my estrogen level was higher than they wanted (128) and that i need to come back tomorrow for bloodwork and ultrasound. Anyone know why they would consider this an issue?

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Re: new to forum - have a question!

Post by CeciliaT » Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:45 am

Hi monx77.. Sorry to know that.
High estrogen levels contribute to increase or develop endometriosis and other issues. I think that's why they might prefer to lower those levels first.
A friend of mine had a surgery to remove endo and then had to start a treatment to lower estrogen levels to reduce chances of getting endometriosis again.
How was your test and ultrasound?
Hope everything is well now. Please, keep us posted x

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