I started experiencing back pain after an embryo transfer. Why?

Q. What is the cause of lower back pain after an embryo transfer?

Answered by
Dr. Uzma Arqam
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Mar 08, 2023

Hello doctor,

I had my embryo transfer a few days ago, and now I have started having back pain which feels like period pain. Is this a good sign or bad sign?

Please help.



Welcome to icliniq.com.

I went through your query and understood your concern.

It could be due to hormonal changes. So, I suggest you the instructions mentioned below.

1. Have a strict check on your symptoms like severe pain, bleeding, etc.

2. Continue taking a tablet of Folic acid daily.

3. Take progesterone for support till the mid-second trimester.

4. Have restricted movements and eat a healthy diet.

5. Report to the tertiary care center in case of any emergency.

Kindly consult a specialist doctor, talk with them, and take medicines with their consent.

I hope this has helped you.

Thanks and regards.

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