Yet another roadblock

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Yet another roadblock

Postby orangecat » Tue Jul 29, 2014 8:50 pm

Hi ladies
I am having a super down day...the kind that takes a toll on you after 21 long cycles of TTC. I wasnt sure where I should post tonight cause so many things are factors today....

I am supposed to be gearing up for IUI #2 tomorrow but sadly my day 11 follicle tracking yesterday was not good. They say I have a 27mm Complex Hemmorgaphic Follicle. WTH?
I have to back tomorrow morning for another ultrasound to see what is going on! Does anyone have to experience with this? It can't be good...I am pissed off and angry as I should be 20 weeks pregnant right now not still dealing with infertility.

I feel like every wrong side of a statistic is where we end up...infertility, miscarriage, side effects from clomid last cycle that caused my lining to thin to 5, side effects from letrazole this cycle that caused this cyst or whatever it is.

Emotionally I feel done. Physically I am sick of testing and needles and ultrasounds and paying for false hope.
I don't think that I have much more in me....

Even this site is getting to me. Everyone seems to have the answers when it only took them a cycle or 2 to conceive. All the baby dust in the world can't help.
I just wish I knew if it will ever happen again so I can plan either way and get on with life instead of living in 2 week increments.
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"Unexplained Infertility" diagnosis Feb 2014
IUI- planned for May 2014
Surprise BFP April 18/2014 while waiting for IUI!
Natural miscarriage April 29/2014 - 6 weeks
IUI #1 50mg Clomid and 24 mil sperm July 4/2014= BFN
IUI #2 letrazole 2.5mg Aug= CANCELLED due to cyst and midcycle bleed
IUI #2 letrazole 2.5mg Oct 7/2014= BFN
2015 NOTHING
2016 New RE gives us hope
April 19/16 Ectopic Pregnancy while waiting to begin IUI again
Right tube removed
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Re: Yet another roadblock

Postby cbusch87 » Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:55 am

I don't have any experience with or know anything about that complex follicle, but just wanted to say I'm sorry and that this whole journey just isn't fair. It really does seem like just one thing after another in the land of infertility. I hate how crappy infertility is to deal with but know that you're not alone.

Keep us posted with what the doctor says tomorrow! I'm hoping for the best for you!
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Beta #2 (10dp5dt) : 565
Beta #3 (12dp5dt) : 1,200
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Re: Yet another roadblock

Postby orangecat » Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:23 am

Thanks for replying cbusch.

I see you had a lap. How was it? I am going to ask about it when I hear from the doctor today. My HSG was good but I've been reading that there can still be other blockages that don't show up unless you do a lap.
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Me 37
DH 39
"Unexplained Infertility" diagnosis Feb 2014
IUI- planned for May 2014
Surprise BFP April 18/2014 while waiting for IUI!
Natural miscarriage April 29/2014 - 6 weeks
IUI #1 50mg Clomid and 24 mil sperm July 4/2014= BFN
IUI #2 letrazole 2.5mg Aug= CANCELLED due to cyst and midcycle bleed
IUI #2 letrazole 2.5mg Oct 7/2014= BFN
2015 NOTHING
2016 New RE gives us hope
April 19/16 Ectopic Pregnancy while waiting to begin IUI again
Right tube removed
DH 3% Morphology
ME AMH 4.4PMOL (British scale)
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Re: Yet another roadblock

Postby cbusch87 » Wed Jul 30, 2014 1:51 pm

The lap really wasn't bad. It took me about 4 days to get up and going and about a week to feel just about normal. I'm still a bit sore at my incision sites and taking it a little easier than normal – still holding off doing some more physical tasks.

I wouldn't necessarily think you'd need a lap if you've had a pregnancy before and miscarriage without a d&c. I would think you don't have a blockage because of that pregnancy, but I guess it's true they can find stuff during a lap they wouldn't be able to find otherwise. I didn't have any issues with my HSG either but since we had 3 perfectly timed medicated IUI's fail, my RE recommended it before spending more money on our future injectables cycles. I didn't think they'd find anything wrong but they apparently found a bit of endo that they removed. I'm hoping that maybe having cleaned everything out with the surgery that I'll finally get pregnant on my next treatment cycle.

Hope you get more information today!
Married in 2007
TTC since Fall 2009
Me: 27
– All tests have been normal
DH: 30 – Azoospermia (0 sperm count, SCO syndrome)
4 failed IUI's

IVF : Nov 2014
2 blastocysts transferred 11/8! 5 frosties.
:bfp: 11/13(5dp5dt) : BFP 5dp5dt!!
Beta #1 (8dp5dt) : 204
Beta #2 (10dp5dt) : 565
Beta #3 (12dp5dt) : 1,200
7 week ultrasound : Twins!
8 week ultrasound : Lost Baby A, Baby B still going strong
♥ Baby boy due 7/27/15 ♥

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Re: Yet another roadblock

Postby orangecat » Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:53 am

I did get information! Turns out they are confused...and the only possible explanation is that I ovulated really early before CD 10. The hemmoraghic follicle has shrunk in 2 days.

I have to go for yet another ultrasound on Tuesday to monitor it as well as progesterone blood work to check the ovulation theory out.

Either way it means no IUI this cycle. Thankfully we BD a bunch because we wanted to not because we had to CD 3-10.

I did request a CD 3 ultrasound as well once AF comes to make sure I'm cleared out before taking any more fertility drugs of any kind. If I did indeed O super early then AF will be here quickly and I can get going with a fresh cycle.

Do you know when your next IUI is?
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Me 37
DH 39
"Unexplained Infertility" diagnosis Feb 2014
IUI- planned for May 2014
Surprise BFP April 18/2014 while waiting for IUI!
Natural miscarriage April 29/2014 - 6 weeks
IUI #1 50mg Clomid and 24 mil sperm July 4/2014= BFN
IUI #2 letrazole 2.5mg Aug= CANCELLED due to cyst and midcycle bleed
IUI #2 letrazole 2.5mg Oct 7/2014= BFN
2015 NOTHING
2016 New RE gives us hope
April 19/16 Ectopic Pregnancy while waiting to begin IUI again
Right tube removed
DH 3% Morphology
ME AMH 4.4PMOL (British scale)
"I may not be there yet. But I am closer than I was yesterday."
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Re: Yet another roadblock

Postby cbusch87 » Thu Jul 31, 2014 4:36 pm

Well I'm glad that follicle meant ovulation and not a nasty cyst! It sucks to have to postpone the IUI to next cycle, but hopefully your BDing did the trick :)

I have no idea when my next IUI will be. I'm waiting on my body right now – CD 16 today and no signs of ovulation coming soon. I've read that the lap might delay ovulation and therefore lengthen the cycle or it could cause an anovulatory cycle with an early period. Who knows. I'm having a hard time waiting with no dates, but nothing I can do I guess.
Married in 2007
TTC since Fall 2009
Me: 27
– All tests have been normal
DH: 30 – Azoospermia (0 sperm count, SCO syndrome)
4 failed IUI's

IVF : Nov 2014
2 blastocysts transferred 11/8! 5 frosties.
:bfp: 11/13(5dp5dt) : BFP 5dp5dt!!
Beta #1 (8dp5dt) : 204
Beta #2 (10dp5dt) : 565
Beta #3 (12dp5dt) : 1,200
7 week ultrasound : Twins!
8 week ultrasound : Lost Baby A, Baby B still going strong
♥ Baby boy due 7/27/15 ♥

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Re: Yet another roadblock

Postby orangecat » Tue Aug 05, 2014 9:52 pm

Well that was weird. AF came on what should have been CD 17! Progesterone blood work I had done on CD 16 said no Ovulation. Currently on CD 3. I did have my ultrasound today and have an 8, 9 & 10 mm follicle. Going for another ultrasound on CD 6 on Friday.
So for whatever reason I had a super short messed up cycle on letrazole! No drugs this cycle but follicle tracking to see WTH is going on. They want me to try letrozole again next cycle. I don't think I want to do that. I didn't even ovulate and had a 16 day cycle! Jeesh.
How did you make out on femara/letrozole? What is follistim?
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Me 37
DH 39
"Unexplained Infertility" diagnosis Feb 2014
IUI- planned for May 2014
Surprise BFP April 18/2014 while waiting for IUI!
Natural miscarriage April 29/2014 - 6 weeks
IUI #1 50mg Clomid and 24 mil sperm July 4/2014= BFN
IUI #2 letrazole 2.5mg Aug= CANCELLED due to cyst and midcycle bleed
IUI #2 letrazole 2.5mg Oct 7/2014= BFN
2015 NOTHING
2016 New RE gives us hope
April 19/16 Ectopic Pregnancy while waiting to begin IUI again
Right tube removed
DH 3% Morphology
ME AMH 4.4PMOL (British scale)
"I may not be there yet. But I am closer than I was yesterday."
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Re: Yet another roadblock

Postby cbusch87 » Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:52 pm

I did fine on femara, 1 follicle on 2.5mg and 2 follicles on my 5mg cycles. It sounds like you might just need a higher dosage for your next medicated cycle.

Follistim is an injectable medicine that's stronger than clomid and femara. I'm curious to see what happens on that!
Married in 2007
TTC since Fall 2009
Me: 27
– All tests have been normal
DH: 30 – Azoospermia (0 sperm count, SCO syndrome)
4 failed IUI's

IVF : Nov 2014
2 blastocysts transferred 11/8! 5 frosties.
:bfp: 11/13(5dp5dt) : BFP 5dp5dt!!
Beta #1 (8dp5dt) : 204
Beta #2 (10dp5dt) : 565
Beta #3 (12dp5dt) : 1,200
7 week ultrasound : Twins!
8 week ultrasound : Lost Baby A, Baby B still going strong
♥ Baby boy due 7/27/15 ♥

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