What do my Estrodiol levels mean?

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What do my Estrodiol levels mean?

Postby Andrea86 » Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:54 pm

I had my cd7 check up (Follistim CD3-6 so far), and my estrodiol was 77. What does this number mean? They bumped me up from 50iu to 58iu.
Feb-June '13 = 5 Clomid cycles
July-Oct '13 = 4 Femara cycles
Dec '13 = Follistim cd3-9, Ovidrel cd15, IUI BFN
Jan '14 = Femara 5mg cd4-13, Follistim 10-12, Ovidrel cd16, IUI BFP!!! (Jan.20)
*Feb 11 6w4d, HB 119, EDD 10/3/14
*March 5 9w5d, no hb, baby measured 6 wks, wait for natural m/c
*March 23 M/C
May '14 = Femara 5mg cd4-13, Follistim 10-12, AF came early
May/June '14 = Follistim 3-17, one follicle, IUI BFN
July '14 = Femara 5 mg cd4-13, Follistim CD8, 10, 12; 3 follicles, IUI BFN
Aug '14 = Femara 5 mg cd4-13, Follistim CD7, 9, 11, 13; 4 follicles (cd13: 17.5, 13, 13, 13); trigger cd15, IUI cd16



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Re: What do my Estrodiol levels mean?

Postby BBee » Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:39 pm

Estrodiol is something they measure to see how your follicles are doing. Usually the higher the number, the more follicles or more MATURE follicles there are. Luckily you are early and bumping up your dosage should help!!
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Re: What do my Estrodiol levels mean?

Postby Andrea86 » Wed Dec 04, 2013 6:31 am

Ohhhh, okay. Thanks. I had a lot of little follicles and a couple that seemed dominant, but not big.
Feb-June '13 = 5 Clomid cycles
July-Oct '13 = 4 Femara cycles
Dec '13 = Follistim cd3-9, Ovidrel cd15, IUI BFN
Jan '14 = Femara 5mg cd4-13, Follistim 10-12, Ovidrel cd16, IUI BFP!!! (Jan.20)
*Feb 11 6w4d, HB 119, EDD 10/3/14
*March 5 9w5d, no hb, baby measured 6 wks, wait for natural m/c
*March 23 M/C
May '14 = Femara 5mg cd4-13, Follistim 10-12, AF came early
May/June '14 = Follistim 3-17, one follicle, IUI BFN
July '14 = Femara 5 mg cd4-13, Follistim CD8, 10, 12; 3 follicles, IUI BFN
Aug '14 = Femara 5 mg cd4-13, Follistim CD7, 9, 11, 13; 4 follicles (cd13: 17.5, 13, 13, 13); trigger cd15, IUI cd16



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Re: What do my Estrodiol levels mean?

Postby losalfaro » Thu Jan 02, 2014 12:35 am

Hi Andrea,
Estradiol, E2, or estrogen is measured by drawing blood to see how the medication is working on you. If too high you have a higher risk of ovarian hyperstymulation. If too low you may not ovulate. I just asked my RE that question yesterday. Good luck
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Re: What do my Estrodiol levels mean?

Postby losalfaro » Thu Jan 02, 2014 12:35 am

Hi Andrea,
Estradiol, E2, or estrogen is measured by drawing blood to see how the medication is working on you. If too high you have a higher risk of ovarian hyperstymulation. If too low you may not ovulate. I just asked my RE that question yesterday. Good luck
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