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Uterine Polyps

Postby Lz200976 » Tue May 30, 2017 8:33 am

Hopefully this helps. We have been trying to conceive and finally did one IVF transfer that resulted in a MC at 7 weeks. After that I developed polyps that now need to be surgically removed. Has this happened to anyone? The doc says it just happens but I believe the estrogen caused it. My question is should I surgically remove them or proceed with another transfer? Please help
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Re: Uterine Polyps

Postby Danaa » Tue May 30, 2017 8:38 am

Hello and I'm sorry to hear about your misscariage:( is very sad when these things happen.
Im no doctor and I can't say what is best for you but if it were me I would want them removed before another transfer,having a nice clean uterus is important or at least that is how I'm seeing things,Ofc it depends a lot where they are located and the size,etc.
I think a consult with a specialist with help you make the right decision.
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Re: Uterine Polyps

Postby Doodlemae » Tue May 30, 2017 6:41 pm

Hi Lz
While I do not have advice for you, I am in the same boat. I had a failed FET in march and went for a sonohystereogram last week. The doc found a polyp in my uterus that she wants to remove. I also feel like I got this polyp from my ivf that ended in a freeze all due to very high estrogen and ohss risk. I am not looking forward to having to remove this polyp before moving on with another FET but I guess I have to trust my doc. She made it sound like it may or may not help with implantation. I hate that I have to be put under again for this!!! I am instructed to call my office on cd1 and schedule the hysteroscopy. Good luck!
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Re: Uterine Polyps

Postby Lz200976 » Wed May 31, 2017 6:39 am

Thank you for the replies. Doodlemae, I'm sorry you're going through the same thing, I know how hard it is and I feel the same way, I don't want to go under again. My doctor made it seem like it's a simple procedure with one day recovery but I read it could take up to two weeks to recover. I wish I could figure out if the estrogen was really the cause so I can refuse it on the next transfer but my doctor says its normal and many women go on estrogen and it doesn't cause any issues. Has anyone had a successful FET without estrogen?
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Re: Uterine Polyps

Postby KeepTrying15 » Wed May 31, 2017 9:53 am

I'm sorry about your loss. I've had 2 polypectomies in the past and both were easy recovery, but everyone is different. If it were me, I wouldn't do a transfer knowing there was a polyp in there that may
cause an issue, I'd rather have it removed first. If you are concerned about the estrogen and if your cycles are regular, you can discuss a natural FET cycle with your doctor. Not all doctors are receptive to a natural cycle because it doesn't allow them to control the timing of the cycle, but it wouldn't hurt to ask. I'm about to start a natural cycle, so I can't tell you if it's successful (yet).

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Re: Uterine Polyps

Postby Doodlemae » Wed May 31, 2017 5:48 pm

Keep- good luck on your next cycle. I did a natural FET which resulted in a BFN my doctor is switching me to a medicated FET my next try only because they like to try something else if the first thing doesn't work. RE said there is really nothing that shows whether one has a higher success rate or not. Personally I wish I was trying another natural cycle...I have very regular periods and do t love the idea of the added meds!
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7/16 IUI #2 100 mg clomid cancelled
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Re: Uterine Polyps

Postby KeepTrying15 » Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:02 am

Thanks Doodlemae and good luck to you as well, I'm sorry your last cycle didn't work out. My doctor said the same, although his clinic has a great success rate with natural cycles and prefers to try that first for certain patients, he said in general there isn't much difference in the success rate whether you do medicated or natural. I'm a little nervous about doing natural cycle and he said if this doesn't work out then we will revisit and come up with another plan.
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IUI #1-3 - BFN
IVF #1 - transferred 2 3-day embryos - BFN
IVF #2 - converted to IUI - BFP! - MC at 5 weeks
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5dp5dt bfp :D
Beta #1 10dp5dt = 264
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Re: Uterine Polyps

Postby Jenn330 » Mon Jun 05, 2017 5:20 am

Hi, I was supposed to have a FET mid-May when my Dr discovered uterine polyps that were not there a year ago (before I froze my eggs). I was bummed that it delayed my transfer but the dr explained it as trying to plant flowers in rocky soil. She said if the polyps were gone and uterus smoothed, the embryo may find it more receptive. There's also apparently some research that suggests doing it right before a transfer may help implantation as a bunch of stem cells rush to the area while it's healing. I don't understand it all but went with my dr's advice. Everyone is different, of course, but I had no problem with it. I was able to have my first FET last Friday so just waiting now...
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Re: Uterine Polyps

Postby Doodlemae » Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:44 pm

Thanks for the advice!
Jen-good luck on your transfer!!!
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DH 38- varying count and motility
TTC 2 years
6/16 IUI #1 50 mg clomid BFN
7/16 IUI #2 100 mg clomid cancelled
8/16 IUI #3 100 mg clomid BFN

October 2016 IVF-ICSI #1
11/7- 26 eggs retrieved
11/12- 4 blastocysts frozen
Transfer cancelled OHSS risk

FET scheduled for 3/26!

Transferred a 3AA blast on 3/26 :D
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