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Ghost - day 8 of stims and e2 dropped?!?

Postby leorira11 » Tue Apr 24, 2012 6:32 am

I've been taking 2 vials of Menopur daily for 7 days now for my 4th antanogist cycle.

On Sunday (2 days ago), my e2 was 305 and I had a measureable follicle of 9x8 in one ovary.
I continued 2 Menopur a day and went back today.
Today, there were 4 measureable follicles - 10x10 (x2), 8x9 and 8x8. BUT.... my e2 DROPPED - from 305 to 289! :?:

I don't understand what these means. My doctor says it means they don't really know what's going on. I'm supposed to up my dose to 2.5 vials of Menopur and go back on Friday for another check.

I'm so confused. My other 3 fresh cycles never had anything like this.

Any insight?

Could this affect my egg quality/pregnancy chances? Will this cycle get cancelled?

The protocol is exactly the same as my last one. My first cycle, I did only Puregon (Follistim - approx 150iu). My second cycle, I did both Puregon and Menopur (about 100iu of Puregon and 1 vial of Menopur). My third cycle I did just Menopur (starting with 2 vials and adding a 3rd halfway through). This time was also supposed to be just Menopur.

I'm so confused.
8 IVF+6 FET=6 BFN+8 BFP =

-b/g twins 22w (12.09)
-mc 10w (9.10)
-Micha (7.19-24.11) & Asaf (7.19-28.11) born at 24w
-mc 5wk (2.12)
-no HB at 18w (10.12)
-BO (4.13)-
-mc 6wk (9.13)

last attempt - donor sperm - baby girl born healthy July 2014
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Re: Ghost - day 8 of stims and e2 dropped?!?

Postby Ghost » Tue Apr 24, 2012 2:29 pm

leorira11 wrote:Any insight?

Could this affect my egg quality/pregnancy chances? Will this cycle get cancelled?


This is not considered good. Rapidly rising E2 is a marker for follicular development.

Your doctor might cancel the cycle, or he might adjust your dose and check again in a couple of days, and see if it resumes rising.
Note: I am not an MD and not an expert.
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Re: Ghost - day 8 of stims and e2 dropped?!?

Postby leorira11 » Tue Apr 24, 2012 2:37 pm

my doctor said to up my dosage to 2.5 vials of Menopur and go back for a check on Friday (in another 3 days).

I really hope this doesn't cancel my cycle - but I'd rather have a cancelled cycle than have poor egg/embryo quality and failed cycles because of it.

If the e2 starts rising rapidly again, am I in the clear?

Why would the same dosage of drugs do something so different? It's only been a year since my last cycle!
8 IVF+6 FET=6 BFN+8 BFP =

-b/g twins 22w (12.09)
-mc 10w (9.10)
-Micha (7.19-24.11) & Asaf (7.19-28.11) born at 24w
-mc 5wk (2.12)
-no HB at 18w (10.12)
-BO (4.13)-
-mc 6wk (9.13)

last attempt - donor sperm - baby girl born healthy July 2014
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Re: Ghost - day 8 of stims and e2 dropped?!?

Postby Ghost » Wed Apr 25, 2012 12:40 am

leorira11 wrote:If the e2 starts rising rapidly again, am I in the clear?


Up to your doctor, but he would probably continue you in that case.

Why would the same dosage of drugs do something so different? It's only been a year since my last cycle!


Don't know.
Note: I am not an MD and not an expert.
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