Ghost--assistance please? IUI question

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margi26
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Ghost--assistance please? IUI question

Post by margi26 » Sat Dec 11, 2010 4:41 am

Hello,

I have had 3 IVFs --as you can see from my siggie--with varied results, but obviously no baby. Since insurance ran out, we have turned to IUI despite my "advanced age". I am on my 3rd IUI cycle. The first two cycles I stimmed for 7 days with 150 Gonal-F, triggered with Ovidrel--and BFN. I had about 3 mature follies on my left side where I have a tube. I really pushed to do something different this 3rd go-round so he added Menopur--150 daily. After 4 days of stims, during my SnS today I had on my left side: A 23 (maybe leftover cyst? although the ones on my Right all resolved), 17,15,14, +8>10mm and 9<10mm. My E2 is 755.

When the nurse called with my directions she told me to continue with meds, return on Monday, but have sex on Sunday--in case I spontaneously ovulate before I come back on Monday. I, of course, questioned this and requested to be seen on Sunday, but she said they don't do u/s on Sundays, only IUIs and other procedures. I was a bit upset and pressed her further and she said if I ovulate on my own that "would be fine". I said, no, I really was hoping the others would have a chance to catch up before I am triggered so couldn't I get an antagonist to prevent me from ovulating? She told me I couldn't (is that right?) because then they couldn't trigger me on Monday if needed.

I told her I'd been through several IVFs and had taken Ganirelix towards the end of my stimming every time, but by then I could tell I was irritating her because then she just kept saying..you need to trust your doctor's expertise, etc.

So: My question is what is the chance that I will ovulate spontaneously this weekend? And, in my opinion, waste this cycle.

Is there anything I can do in the next two days?

Thank you--Ghost, and anyone else with an opinion on the matter.
Me: 44, endo. & 1 tube due to rupture
DH 36 fine
IVF#1 double ectopic/severe OHSS 12/08
IVF#2 BFN
IVF#3 BFP-->m/c
IUI#1, #2, and #3, 2010 BFN
IVF#4-2/11 HPT=BFP 11dpo; 13dpo=240! 15dpo=653, 20dpo=5522,3/29=u/s-1sac1yolk 4/4=2 HBs!
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Re: Ghost--assistance please? IUI question

Post by margi26 » Sun Dec 19, 2010 5:47 pm

In case anyone is wondering....

I didn't ovulate over the weekend and on Monday my E2 was 3375. Whew! I had 5 maybe more, follies on my left so I am hopeful that this cycle might work. I had IUI on Tuesday (24 hrs after trigger). I requested a double IUI but the nurse said the doctor didn't support doing that as he says no research to support better outcome. Sigh.

Now the 2ww.

I am hoping and praying that this works.
Me: 44, endo. & 1 tube due to rupture
DH 36 fine
IVF#1 double ectopic/severe OHSS 12/08
IVF#2 BFN
IVF#3 BFP-->m/c
IUI#1, #2, and #3, 2010 BFN
IVF#4-2/11 HPT=BFP 11dpo; 13dpo=240! 15dpo=653, 20dpo=5522,3/29=u/s-1sac1yolk 4/4=2 HBs!
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Re: Ghost--assistance please? IUI question

Post by nwquiz » Mon Dec 20, 2010 2:11 am

margi this is your time dont worry pull out those sticks and pee on them coz you know its a positive especially with five good looking follies.
beta 14dpo=89, beta16dpo=298
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Re: Ghost--assistance please? IUI question

Post by margi26 » Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:19 am

Thanks NWQuiz!!! :D :D I hope you are right!
Me: 44, endo. & 1 tube due to rupture
DH 36 fine
IVF#1 double ectopic/severe OHSS 12/08
IVF#2 BFN
IVF#3 BFP-->m/c
IUI#1, #2, and #3, 2010 BFN
IVF#4-2/11 HPT=BFP 11dpo; 13dpo=240! 15dpo=653, 20dpo=5522,3/29=u/s-1sac1yolk 4/4=2 HBs!
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