Ivf Failure

Invitro fertilization involves a series of procedures for the conception of a child. It is a method of assisted reproduction where sperm and egg are combined outside the body. IVF failure occurs due to the quality of embryos. As they remain defective, and so the failure of the treatment occurs. The symptoms of IVF failure are bleeding, cramping, sore breasts, tiredness, and changes in discharge. It is managed by repeating it on viewing the condition of the patient carefully.

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I had bad cramps on the first day of my periods. Is it due to the failed IVF?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a failed IVF (in vitro fertilization) back in early spring that ended up with overstimulated ovaries and horrible pain minutes after egg retrieval. Now when I have my periods, the first day is associated with bad cramps, and I feel dizzy. Does this have anything to do with the fa...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms that you are describing are suggestive of hyperstimulated polycystic ovarian syndrome that could be experienced in artificially stimulated ovaries. Abdominal bloating, fluid accumulation and hormonal side effects can add to the symptoms. Harsh egg retrie...  Read Full »

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

Query: 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.  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, 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...  Read Full »

Two embryos were transformed and no sac was ever found. What could be wrong?

Query: Hello doctor, After a year of attempting to become pregnant through natural means, my wife and I just went through our first use of assisted reproductive technology. We had an IVF/ICSI. Six eggs were produced, my fresh semen sample was used, three eggs became embryos, two embryos were transferred...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Following are answers to your queries, 1. The process you experienced is likely biochemical pregnancy. It mostly happens when embryos do not have the potential to grow and give healthy live birth as outcome. The cause of many such losses is unknown, but most likely lies...  Read Full »

Can my sister try for a second child through IVF or natural conception if she has had one failed IVF, six failed IUIs, spontaneous egg rupture, and a low AMH?

Query: Hello doctor, My sister's AMH is 0.7 ng/mL. She is 40 years old and trying for her second child. She conceived her first child naturally ten years back, but now she has one failed IVF and six failed IUIs, and spontaneous egg rupture before egg retrieval. But she is still trying for a second child. W...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Please send me a detailed gynecological, medical, and drug history. The normal level of AMH (anti‐Mullerian hormone) is 1.5 to 4 ng/mL. The lower level can be 1 ng/mL to have a conception. If we talk about how natura...  Read Full »

An ultrasound after IVF has no signs of a fetal pole. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a question about my pregnancy and my IVF transfer. I had an ultrasound five days back with my IVF doctor. They are calculating my pregnancy at seven weeks. I had a five-day embryo transfer last month and found out that I am pregnant. However, after my fourth ultrasound yesterday...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems it was anembryonic pregnancy means the sac was formed but without a fetal pole. Sac is not growing inside to have a fetal pole and gradually towards further stages of pregnancy even after hormonal support. It is a bit depressing but if you want to wait for some...  Read Full »

What can be done for canceled IVF due to empty egg syndrome?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 40 years old. I have no medical history except TSH a bit high around 7, on Thyronorm 25 mcg. My AMH is 0.7, hormones are all normal, HSG test shows patent tubes and husband sperm normal except little high liquefaction time around 335 minutes. Got IVF cycle agonist technique done b...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your AMH (anti-mullerian hormone) levels are very low indicating poor ovarian reserve and a TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) of 7 at 25 mcg Thyroxine is still high. It should be less than 4 ideally to support folliculogenesis and ovulation. As IVF (in-vitro fertili...  Read Full »

Is it advisable to take PRP injection after IVF failure?

Query: Hello doctor, I had done first IVF last year, but it failed due to a bad quality egg. Embryos were not developed after two days. AMH level is 1.52, and the egg count was low. On consulting another doctor, she suggested to go with PRP injection to rejuvenate the ovary, so that egg count and quality ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have been wrongly guided by your doctor because there is no apparent need for PRP (platelet rich plasma) therapy and injection into ovaries to rejuvenate the ovaries to produce better quality eggs. The therapy modality is relatively new and not sufficient studies...  Read Full »

My calcium levels are high. Will IVF be a failure?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 37 years old female. My CA level is 103 mm/dL, while the normal level is 35 mm/dL. I am undergoing IVF treatment, and I had hydrosalpinx and ovarian cyst surgery. My CA level was 20 mm/dL with two Lupron depot shots 3.75. I took five Lupron shots this year. A couple of months back...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A high CA (calcium) 125 mm/dL indicates an endometriotic cyst and damage to the ovarian surface due to repeated cysts. It cannot be said that IVF (in-vitro fertilization) will be a failure. A few studies suggest IVF success with higher values. Other factors like ...  Read Full »

Can a raised TLC level cause harm to the fetus?

Query: Hello doctor, I am in the eighth week of an IVF pregnancy. I have already had three miscarriages before. I am on Filgrastim injections (10 units of insulin syringe), Dexona, Duphaston, Estrabet 2 mg two tablets thrice a day. My doctor got some blood tests done yesterday. The TLC was at 21.69 thou/mm...  Read Full »

Dr. Singh Smrita

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.The Filgrastim injection that you are taking is responsible for the elevated TLC (total lymphocyte count). But you need not worry as the function of the Filgrastim is to cause multiplication of the white blood cells. Studies have shown that Filgrastim after IVF (in vitr...  Read Full »

I am 41-year-old and tried IVF twice but failed. Is it possible to get pregnant at this age?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 41-year-old and currently taking thyroid medications. I have tried IVF twice but failed. I had five follicles, and they were able to eject four, and I got only one embryo. But it failed. Why did I get only one embryo? We want a baby so much. Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query, and let me start with some background explaining your reason for the failure of IVF (in-vitro fertilization). When a girl is born, she comes with a fixed number of eggs. The highest number of seven million is present when you were in your moth...  Read Full »

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