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Tag Archive: PCOS

Egg Maturity and HCG Trigger: Why Do I Have Immature Eggs?

Posted On: September 19, 2016 12:52 pm

QUESTION: I’m 39 years old and have done 3 IVFs. During the first two IVFs, half of my eggs were immature. I had 25 retrieved (age 37) the first time, and 16 retrieved (age 38) the next time with 50 percent maturity in both cases. However, I just had an egg retrieval where 15 were retrieved and only 2 eggs were mature. They used generic HCG in this case, and the doc seems to want me to try the transfer the pretty crappy embryos that resulted from this retrieval. He is offering no answers as to why just 2 eggs [...]

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Woman From India TTC Has Blighted Ovum and Recurrant Pregnancy Loss

Posted On: December 27, 2013 11:11 pm

Hello Doctor, I am from India and have been TTC (trying to conceive) for last 5 years. I am 29 years old right now. My first miscarriage was when I was 24 years old. It was blighted ovum and was detected on first ultrasound at 8 weeks and d&c (dilatation and curettage) was done. 2nd miscarriage was one year later and same things happened and d&c was done. All investigations were done but nothing came up. After that i had trouble conceiving and conceived through IUI after 2 and half years. My periods were irregular and doctor told me i have [...]

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Patient Dizzy While On Metformin and Birth Control For PCOS

Posted On: April 18, 2013 4:51 pm

Question: Hi doctor, I’m having PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) and for the treatment first I was given Metformin for a month though my sugar level was Normal, and now I’ve been given douluton L (contraceptive) for 21 days. I had just taken it for 2 days and I’m feeling giddy, and have vomiting sensation. Is there a safe alternative for douluton L? Thanks & Regards, S.Bharathi  (India) Answer: Hello S. Bharathi from India, I presume you are not wanting to get pregnant and so you were given the douluton, which is a birth control pill.  The symptoms you have are known side effects [...]

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