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Egg retrieval next week-need advice!

Postby savylyjones » Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:06 am

This is my first IVF and my egg retrieval is scheduled for next week. I'm not quite sure of what to expect. I figure I should dress comfortably. I have a 3 hour ride home after the ER. Should I bring any meds to take after the ER to relieve any pain? Am I not allowed to eat before the procedure? What is the sedation like? Do you sleep thru it? Any advice or suggestions are greatly appreciated!
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Re: Egg retrieval next week-need advice!

Postby Sunshinetex » Wed Sep 30, 2015 4:53 pm

Hi there. Congrats on your first cycle. 1st, I would think your dr will give you instructions of what they are expecting.

You will be able to eat or drink after midnight the night before. You are having "surgery". My dr does general anesthesia, dimarol, I felt pretty out of it. Your dr may put you totally under. Either way, after, you will probably bleed some. You are going to feel up to much. My dr does not prescribe pain meds, but I know some docs do. Bring some Tylenol with you just in case. My dr prescribes of ran for the nausea during and after the procedure. It helps me a lot!

Good luck. I hope this helps.
Me - 41
BF - 39
TTC #1 - Sept 2012

Hsg October 2014 - blocked tube. Straight to ivf
Ivf #1 - feb 2015 - bfn
Ivf #2 -may 2015 -
5/7 - 10 eggs retrieved, 9 fertilized
5/12 - et. 5 day transfer - 1 blastocyst and 2 morulas - bfn
7/2 - surgery to remove/repair tubes - tubes cauterized
Ivf #3 - sept 2015
9/10 - 13 eggs retrieved, 10 fertilized
9/15 - et 5 day transfer 3 blastocysts....
9/24 beta 152 9dp5dt
9/28 2nd beta 248 13 dp5dt
9/30 beta #3 468 15dp5dt
10/3 beta #4 1672 18dp5dt
10/9 u/s 1 baby
10/19 u/s 1 baby with heartbeat of 140. Due June 3, 2016.
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Re: Egg retrieval next week-need advice!

Postby savylyjones » Wed Sep 30, 2015 6:38 pm

Thanks so much! I don't mind the anesthesia-that's some good sleep! haha
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