Low estrogen. What does it mean?

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Low estrogen. What does it mean?

Postby myttc » Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:56 am

This is my 3rd IUI cycle and I used femara and follistim. Did an ultrasound yesterday on day 9 of my cycle and I had 1 follicle at 23 and 2 at 15. My lining was 6.4 but my estrogen was only 134:(((They up dose my follistim and today I had an egg at 22x23 and a 19 one and lining was 6.8. We did the trigger today. I'm just wondering why we are even bothering when my estrogen is so low? Obviously there are no good egg. Right?
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Postby babydust2me » Tue Apr 12, 2011 10:34 am

From what I understand, femara supresses your estrogen so your E2 levels will be way lower than you normally see.

My last IUI I did just femara. On CD11 I had one follie thatwas 19mm and the next closest one was 14mm. My E2 that day was 49. They also had me trigger that day because I was starting to O on my own. That seemed way low to me but after lots of googling, I've read that that's pretty normal for femara. I think you'll be fine. Good luck!
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IUI #2 November 2011 - Femara/Follistim/HCG Trigger - BFP!!!!

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Postby myttc » Tue Apr 12, 2011 6:02 pm

Thank you so much got your reply. My RE just told me the same thing and yes why the he'll would they do the test then??? More money?
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Postby babydust2me » Wed Apr 13, 2011 6:14 am

Yeah I wondered why the test it too but my RE does LOTS of Femara so maybe he just knows what E2 levels on Femara are supposed to be :dunno:

I just try not to stress about it and just let my dr be in control!
Cassidy (27) DH (28 ) TTC#1 since Oct 08

SA - Great!
HSG - All Clear
CD3 Bloodwork - Normal
IUI #1 March 2011 - Femara/HCG Trigger - BFN
IUI #2 November 2011 - Femara/Follistim/HCG Trigger - BFP!!!!

Morgan & Reagan arrived on 6/15/12 at 33 weeks!

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