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IVF/ICSI
58 questions answered
Q
When to stop taking Q10, before or after pregnant?
Avena30sFemale
I am now awaiting embryo transfer . When should I stop taking Q10? Should I stop now or after I get pregnant?
A
I don't think CoQ10 helps. If you want to stop means you can stop now.

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06 Dec 2022
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Should we go for IVF?
Mrs Lee30sFemale
I'm 36 (husband is 37). I have been married for 8 years but still couldn't get pregnant. My husband and I are going for IUI treatment. Is there anythi...
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So first the IUI success rate is between 10-20% every time you try. Your age group and IVF success rate in another hand can go up to 60% ++ In an IUI, there are a few pre-requisites. You must do a fallopian tube test. If your fallopian tubes are not blocked...

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30 Nov 2022
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How can we increase our IVF success rates?
Yap30sFemale
My husband has got cryptozoospermia and microdeletion AZF. We have failed a few IVF cycles. Will his condition affect embryo implantation? How can we increase o...
A
The genetic implication has been noted here. So this genetic implication will be passed down to the offspring, possibly. So when the embryo is also affected by the condition, sometimes like implantation, of course, it would be low. All these are the factors th...

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22 Nov 2022
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Day-3 embryo vs Day-5 Blastocysts
Suzanne30sFemale
How to choose Day-3 or Day-5 blastocyst? Which has a higher success pregnancy rate?
A
When you undergo an OPU, not all the eggs that your doctor retrieved can be fertilised and become an embryo due to natural selection. For example, if the doctor manages to retrieve 10 eggs during the OPU, perhaps 7 or 6 will be fertilised. Not all the fertilis...

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14 Nov 2022
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How long should I wait to start IVF after I have COVID?
Mrs Chen30sFemale
If a couple had COVID recently how long should they wait before starting their IVF cycle? I heard that COVID may affect the egg and sperm quality.
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Yes, there are certain studies that mentioned that having COVID or very high fever, does affect sperm count. A man's sperm takes 3 months cycle to start growing till it comes matured. But after three months, everything will come back to normal. So there will b...

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08 Nov 2022
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What foods should I avoid after FET?
Fiona20sFemale
I have had a haemorrhoids issue after my egg retrieval. Wll it affect my embryo transfer (implantation)? Is anucare (ingredients: Zinc oxcide, PERU balsam &...
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Your embryo transfer will not be affected by your hemorrhoid. But you are going to feel very uncomfortable. So if you were planning to for frozen transfer, I would recommend to get operated first. remove the hemorrhoid. So at least when you get pregnant then ...

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01 Nov 2022
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No response in ovaries
Suhaila30sFemale
I am 40 years old. After my first collection, there is no response in my ovaries. Is it common?
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All depends on the AMH. Probably the AMH is very low. Some patient which are in advanced age group and low AMH, sometimes they don't have good response to the medication. One option is to change the protocol and medications. Your eggs may grow with other medic...

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31 Oct 2022
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Can PRP treament increase IVF success rates?
Stephy30sFemale
May I know what is the IVF success rates after PRP treatment?
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PRP treatment is relatively new in Malaysia. Many of the patients who ask about PRP treatment are at the age of 40 and above. So, the success rate is relatively low. The patients who respond well are the younger ones, who are below the age of 40. Again, the ov...

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28 Oct 2022
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How can we increase our IVF success rates?
Belle Lim30sFemale
I am 39. I have had 2 IUI treatments and both ended in failure. My husband's motility and morphology are bad. How can we increase our IVF success rates?
A
I would suggest you to go for ICSI because your husband's sperm motility and morphology are low. ICSI is a procedure in IVF in which the sperm will be directly injected into the egg in the lab. You mentioned that your husband's sperm motility and morpholog...

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28 Oct 2022
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Does high testosterone level affect the success rates of IVF?
Wong30sFemale
I have high testosterone levels - 1.53nmol/L. Will it affect my IVF success rates?
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For some women with high testosterone levels such as those who have PCOS, it may affect their IVF success rates. But I think that it is more related to PCOS. Sometimes, for those with really high testosterone levels, we will prescribe medicine like Diane 35...

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27 Oct 2022
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