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Offline K jade

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« Reply #10 on: 12/04/16, 10:04 »
oh my word MrsE what the hell!!!  :o :o

sounds like you had a lovely helpful Dr though.

problems at work pppaaahhh. let them manage. this is your priority.

I really think there should be more preliminary tests/ examinations before someone goes for IUI/IVF like u said.
I think 'troubleshooting' can be the absolute key to success.

but good news all in all as you've identified and  fixed one major problem, so should be back on the road soon!
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    « Reply #11 on: 12/04/16, 10:32 »
    Sorry you had such a traumatic time Hun.  I had a horrid experience whilst they tried to give me a scratch.  This found a polyp which I had removed under GA - much better as there can be lots of bleeding. 

    Good that've found the issue - I've a friend who recently was diagnosed with PCOS, it took 3 years for NHS to spot it - shocking! The system has been trying to rush her to IVF but she is adamant she wants to be properly checked out (full lap and hysterscopy) and give iUI a try before jumping to IVF.  She thinks too many people are pushed to this when they don't need to be if we do the diagnostic job properly the first time.

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    « Reply #12 on: 12/04/16, 16:40 »
    Yes I am glad they have found it and that the lovely doc broke every NHS rule going to fit me in this week!

    Been to fertility clinic now and decision made...moving onto ICSI. Brother in law's sperm is not likely to work with IUI, they had 3 natural pregnancies in 5 years with just 1 baby, so at least we discovered the polyp and gave it a go with IUI. Because of the borderline sperm we are going straight to ICSI to make sure.

    I feel so relieved that we have made a decision. Well it was DH and the Doctor who vocalised it for me, I still couldn't get it out articulately. Also I want to move when I have a polyp free uterus - we don't know how long it will stay that way. And Manchester is about to get control of their own NHS cash....and i have a sneaky feeling fertility treatment will be the first to get the axe!

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    « Reply #13 on: 12/04/16, 17:39 »
    Sapphire - I'm great thanks, Alice is 7 months now! Time is flying! She is amazing - worth every second of all the treatment.
    Keeping my fingers and toes crossed that everything goes well for you 😊

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    « Reply #14 on: 12/04/16, 18:26 »
    Ssltw - she looks gorgeous.  Glad all is well :) I'm sure she s growing fast!

    Mrs E - sounds like a productive meeting, ICSI sounds like a good bet given your BILs history.  You're just like me, usually in v articulate but in the doctor's I'm reduced to an incoherent mess too!!


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    « Reply #15 on: 12/04/16, 19:11 »
    Glad things got sorted so quickly, Mrs E. Funny how different countries/clinics have different ways of doing things: in my hospital in Belgium they would never try to attack a (huge) polyp without GA: if they see one during a diagnostic hysteroscopy they schedule a "therapeutic" HSC under GA, while an egg collection is usually without GA.
    I had to take a light OAC pill for 3 weeks after polyp removal to allow the lining to grow enough to cover the scar of the intervention (and no bath/sex as long as there still is some bleeding). But yes, after period I would have been able to start treatment. You will probably find (like I did) that your periods get much shorter and less abundant after polyp removal, so another plus (although of course I hope you do not get to "enjoy" this benefit often before you don't have a period for nearly a year).
    Glad also that you have your decision to move straight to ICSI! Fingers crossed!
    In my Belgian clinic I was checked out pretty well before starting treatment: could not have IUI without hysterosalpingography (did the foam one). It was during this test they saw my polyp for the first time, so referred me for hysteroscopy. As polyp was confirmed on hysteroscopy and foam-test was inconclusive I was booked straight for therapeutic HSC + laparoscopy (which resulted in me getting an all clear for IUI).

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    « Reply #16 on: 14/04/16, 14:05 »
    Hi ladies sorry been gone a bit.

    Saph great news on the scan. So happy for you.

    MrsE I'm so sorry about your episode but so glad they found that polyp! It's amazing how different care can be based on the doctor. I agree sometimes you have to pay up to get it and glad they found it now. Exciting to be moving forward with IVF. Can't wait to cheer you on.

    Hope everyone else is getting on well. I myself am still pretty much home bound with occasional outings. I went to a friends house this weekend and told my girlfriends about the baby. I'm also going to the movies but I'm al STILL spotting daily. I just don't understand how the MFM doc didn't see a thing so it will be interesting to see what my OB sees on the scan next week. I'm in my second trimester and now slightly more nervous about the pregnancy than I was in my first due to the bleeding/ spotting episodes and my now greater risk of complications like abruption and preterm labor... Now I just can't wait to make it to the end of June when I reach viability so 10 more weeks! Hoping this spotting stops soon so I can at least resume normal activities even if at a slower pace. I've already gained more weight than I should cause of the inactivity :/ But baby has looked great at every scan so he's strong it's just now me that's the problem go figure.

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    « Reply #17 on: 14/04/16, 15:37 »
    baby im sorry you are still experiencing bleeding.
    wow second trimester- how quick has that gone!

    im starting next week again and finding the PMA hard to muster
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    « Reply #18 on: 15/04/16, 11:33 »
    oh positive mental attitude LOL
    hows it going Hannah?
    I forgot to say I think your idea of letting your nurse choose the donor is  a really good one
    I found choosing the donor a bit stressful if i'm honest.
    I think sometimes letting someone who is not involved in the situation and totally detached may be better, they will be more objective and may get a really good match as not emotions involved.

    ladies I must mention I have been using a hypnotherapy CD by a woman named Rizwana Patterson called relaxation for your IVF cycle (or something like that). I must say I have found it amazing. I have not felt one bit anxious since I started it, and I seem to have developed a what will be will be attitude!
    I usually put in on with headphones after a hot bath
    u can get it of amazon 10

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    « Reply #19 on: 15/04/16, 13:08 »
    Hi ladies - well I've been done as a day patient yesterday and polyp successfully removed.

    My mum had to come and look after me and bring me home as hubby was on nights. Feel ok just hungover and tired!

    Doc suggested to let my next cycle come and go then request treatment on cycle after that as I've had quite a traumatic week and look a bit washed out still - but shouldn't be too long ad AF due on Sunday. To be honest am spotting from op so may not know when AF starts properly!

    More later when a bit more with it!