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Dr. Licciardi Performing Surgery to Repair Uterine Septum by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Hello Everyone, Today’s blog is a little different, as it is the first one of mine that uses a video. What you will see is actual footage of me performing surgery ... Read on »
Dr. Licciardi’s “Infertility Blog” named as one of the top 50 Pregnancy Blogs by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The list can be found at http://onlineultrasoundschool.com/2009/top-50-pregnancy-blogs-required-reading/. Read on »
Egg Freezing and IVF: How Many Eggs Do You Need? by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Again, this entry has many elements that apply to standard fresh IVF cycles. Here we’re trying to close in on the real question, “If you do egg freezing, will it help you ... Read on »
Fred’s Face Part 1 by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Hello everyone.  I will start today with a story that at first is not related to infertility, but in the end will provide a discussion that will be relevant.  Here we ... Read on »
Fred's Face Part 2 by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Hello everyone, in today’s blog you will see that I had to make decisions about my health. Yes, I am a practicing physician, but injuries of the face are not my forte. I r ... Read on »
Frequent Fertility Questions by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Hello to all, Here is your latest entry. What if I have had miscarriages but my HSG and clotting tests are normal? Make sure you get the karyotype test, the blood tes ... Read on »
How to Find a Good Fertility Doctor by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So you’ve been trying to get pregnant and it’s taking longer than you think it should. Now what? Sounds simple, you probably have a local gynecologist who you have been see ... Read on »
Improving Endometrial Thickness by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Today’s case: I have a patient who is doing a frozen embryo cycle, so we are preparing her uterus by giving her estrogen pills. She completed 2 weeks of estrogen therapy an ... Read on »
Infertility FAQs by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Hello Everyone, catching up on the questions again. I know the topics are popular and I owe you one for next time. I changed the format a bit for this time. I have the an ... Read on »
Infertility Q and A by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Hello again. Here is the latest entry. Can a small hydrosalpinx prevent pregnancy? Yes it can and it can prevent pregnancy when trying on your own or with iui (assuming ... Read on »
Infertility Questions and Answers by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Eggs fragmented as they were undergoing ICSI: same response. This is a very unusual thing to happen. In 13 years of ICSI I have not heard of this. Maybe you are a really ra ... Read on »
Infertility Questions and Answers: Almost Caught Up by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Anonymous asked about really trying to nail down the best progesterone for her IVF attempts. She failed one fresh cycle and 2 frozen cycles. She tried the injections and crea ... Read on »
Infertility Questions from Readers by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Hello to all. If you are new to this blog, welcome and please take a moment to browse the previous entries. Today I have answered the more interesting questions over the ... Read on »
Just Before Blastocyst: The Morlula by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So what happens after day 3? Two days later we would like it to be a blastocyst. The day before it becomes a blastocyst, it should be a morula. A morula forms when the 8 cel ... Read on »
Last Answer Session, For Now. by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I have been collecting information on the thin endometrium and will write about it next time. So far, I have not come across anything earth-shattering, but I will let you kno ... Read on »
Lots of Good Questions by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Severe Infection after Delivery. There are some women who have a normal hysterogram but still have some scar tissue around the tubes. The HSG can not find all scar tissue. T ... Read on »
Meet the Blastocyst by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Hello everyone, this blog will describe the blastocyst. I will show you some pictures and tell you what is good and what is less good. Next time I will tell you a little about ... Read on »
More About Embryos by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The questions: at the time of this writing there were 84 questions to answer. I will read through them and get to most, but probably not all. I am sure this is most difficult ... Read on »
More Answers to Great Infertility Questions by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Here’s a little vignette first. I have a patient who was told after a hysterogram (HSG) and laparoscopy that her tubes were blocked. So she did an IVF cycle, didn’t get p ... Read on »
More Fertility Questions Answered by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Courtney has a problem with Clomid and Femara because they make the lining of her uterus very thin. Should she switch? Yes indeed. It’s time for the injections; hopefully y ... Read on »