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22 questions answered
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Should we go for IUI or IVF, which is better?
Mrs Tan30sFemale
My husband and I have been trying to conceive for 7 years, In these 7 years, I was able to conceive naturally twice but both ended up in a miscarriage. We want ...
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7 years with 2 time of miscarriages, probably you have certain issues. You can attempt an IUI. Maybe two times. If still fails, you may want to consider IVF cycle. Low dose aspirins help to reduce miscarriages. You can take folic acid, Vitamin D as well.

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08 Nov 2022
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Should I take PGT-A and ERA?
Vivien40sFemale
I am 40 years old. I had an IVF treatment 6 months ago but failed. The doctor managed to retrieve 9 eggs from me. Out of the 9 eggs, 4 eggs were fertilised. But...
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I'm so sorry that it happened to you, but it is a fact that most of us have to come to terms with, especially we women. Other than age of 40 and our fertility rate actually goes down, our embryos tend to be abnormal. Not unusual for women to fail IVF after th...

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07 Oct 2022
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Failed IVF due to oocyte with SER
Mei30sFemale
I am now married for 9 years. I have issues with endometriosis, cycst and fibroid. I did 2 surgeries in 2018 & 2019 to remove the cyst, fribroid and endomet...
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You have a receptor problem. Your antibodies are attacking the fertilised eggs. I agree with the advice given by your doctor and embryologist, which is to go for the egg donour programme. Unfortunately, living healthily and acupuncture do not really help in yo...

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06 Oct 2022
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I need advise before and after FET.
Karen30sFemale
Hello Doctor. I have my FET this Monday 22nd July. Please pour in advise for before and after transfer to help our little embaby implant.
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First and foremost, you have to be mentally ready. Positive thinking is very important. Make sure you take all the medication as your doctor prescribed. Take your medication at the proper timing. Reduce the activity that you do after the FET. You can cook for ...

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25 Jul 2022
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Should I remove both of my fallopian tubes?
Samantha Lee30sFemale
After going through HSG test, my gynaecologist found out that both my fallopian tubes are blocked. I am also suffering from uterus effusion. My gynaecologist ad...
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Your fallopian tubes are blocked and you are suffering from hydrosalpinx. This indicates that your fallopian tubes are not functioning anymore. THe only way for you to get pregnant is to do IVF. If you remove the blocked and hydrosalpinx fallopian tubes, it mi...

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24 Jul 2022
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How to increase my egg quality?
Anna30sFemale
Hello, Doctor. I'd like to know how to increase the egg quality. Supplement helps to improve it? I'm 34 and currently, I'm taking Folic Acid, Vitamin D and Co...
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I will recommend you to take an AMH test to check on your AMH levels. If your AMH is low, most probably you will need to take some DHEA to improve your egg quality.

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01 Jul 2022
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Egg Retrieval
Fifi30sFemale
What is the biggest possibility failed collecting eggs during OPU?
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There are a few factors that cause failure in collecting eggs during OPU. One of the factors is the number of eggs that you have. Another factor that causes failure in collecting eggs during OPU is high dosage of drugs have been used in the ovarian stimulation...

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01 Jul 2022
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About embryo transfer
Chitra40sFemale
Is a day 3 or day 5 embryo transfer better?
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This should be individualized and no blanket rule should be applied to all couples in order to decide which is the right option whether a couple should have a day 3 or 5 embryo transfer. The decision will need to be based on several factors. The available numb...

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13 May 2022
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About egg retrieval
Serena Lee30sFemale
I had my eggs retrieved twice in 2019. But none of them were fertilized. Should I go through another egg retrieval again? Is there anyway to improve the conditi...
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I understand that you must be distraught and concerned being in this situation as it has been already twice whereby none of your eggs were fertilised. In general, women of an older age and with less eggs retrieved during the egg pick up procedure are at increa...

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09 May 2022
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How to increase the success rate for embryo transfer?
Kelly Lim30sFemale
How can I increase the rate of successful frozen embryo transfer? Are there any supplements I should take?
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There are several steps that we could take to increase a frozen embryo transfer (FET). It starts even before the IVF treatment itself. Good healthy balanced diet and practicing a healthy lifestyle would promote good egg and sperm quality. This is vital in orde...

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09 May 2022
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