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How to increase the chance of my IVF?
Lily30sFemale
I want to know how to increase the chance of my IVF
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You should lie a healthy lifestyle. If you are a smoker or drinker, you might have to stop smoking and drinking. Apart from that, you can start taking supplements such as folic acid, multivitamins, vitamin B, vitamin D, and CoQ10. If you are facing a lot of st...

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09 Aug 2022
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Fresh Embryo Transfer Vs Frozen Embryo Transfer
Li Ling30sFemale
Hi, doctor. I had a miscarriage 5 weeks after the transfer in my 1st IVF cycle. It was fresh embryo transfer. Now, I am on my 2nd cycle of IVF. The fertility d...
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Fresh embryo transfer is conducted 5 or 6 days after the egg collection, whereas frozen embryo transfer allows you to take a break and let your body reset before the embryo transfer. When you are going through an IVF treatment, you take hormone injections to s...

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09 Aug 2022
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Implantation Failure during IVF Embrio Frozen Transfer
Zaza40sFemale
What Cause Implantation Failure during IVF Embrio Frozen Transfer? How to overcome this problem?
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Age is one of the major factors that affect one's fertility. As a woman ages, the quality of her eggs reduces, and this will affect the quality of her embryo(s) as well. Apart of IVF treatment, you may also want to consider going for egg or embryo donation...

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03 Aug 2022
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How to increase my IVF success rate?
Steph Lim30sFemale
Hello, doctor. I am currently TTC for my second child. My eldest son was conceived naturally 5 years ago. In 2020, my husband and I planned to have our second c...
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You can practise a healthy lifestyle, start taking multi-vitamins, and discuss with your fertility doctor regarding the change of IVF protocol. You can also consider to do the endometrial receptivity analysis to look for the most suitable window implantation.

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26 Jul 2022
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Day-3 embryo Vs Day-5 blastocyst which is better?
Mdm Pang40sFemale
My fertility doctor managed to retrieve 11 eggs from me. Only 7 eggs could be fertilised. All of the eggs are of poor quality, The embryologist suggests me to f...
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If an embryo can survive until Day 5, the woman will have a better chance of getting pregnant. If we have many embryos but we don't know which one is the best, we always push it to day 5, because nature does the selection, meaning if the embryo(s) is not stron...

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26 Jul 2022
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What are the side effects of Gonal-F and HuMoG injections?
Mrs Wong30sFemale
I am having Gonal-F 475 iu and HuMoG 75 iu injections. I feel bloated and lose my appetite after every injection. I do feel hungry but I just don’t have the a...
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You are having a very high dose of injections. And so you have experiencing all these side effects. All these are hormone effects. I would suggest you to take small regular meals to reduce the side effects. Or perhaps you can talk to your doctor to reduce the ...

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26 Jul 2022
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What is the difference between IVF and mini IVF?
Yuki30sFemale
May I know what is the difference between IVF and mini IVF? What patient is more suitable for mini IVF?
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Mini IVF involves low dose medication. This treatment is suitable for: - young patients - patients with very low AMH because they don't require very high doses to grow a few eggs Normal IVF, on the other hand uses a much higher dose to create more embryos...

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26 Jul 2022
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How to thicken my endometrial lining?
Penny Tan30sFemale
Hi, doctor. I am going through a IVF cycle. I was supposed to have my embryo transfer last week but it was cancelled because my endometrial lining is too thin (...
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You can use low dose aspirin to help thicken your endometrial lining. You can also increase the dose of estrogen. You can also try PRP treatment. Apart from that, you can also use vaginal viagra to increase the blood supply to your uterus. If you insist on...

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26 Jul 2022
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How to increase the egg amount?
Tammy30sFemale
What food and vitamins that important to increase the egg amount & quality for IVF next month?
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We can't increase our egg number. The reason being so is because we are born with certain number of eggs. There are many scientific data that suggests that taking good multi-vitamin, taking good food, sleeping well, and keeping your body healthy will help i...

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25 Jul 2022
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Should I do self-ovulation test or go for TVS?
Pauline30sFemale
When taking Clomid + Genotropin by self-injection, monitoring through TVS required or can I do self-ovulation test? I have PCOS, and ovulating on my own is a ha...
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Of course you can do a self test. But the best option or the gold standard is to do a scan so that your doctor can track the egg growth properly.

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25 Jul 2022
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