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Mar 11 2011 by mandmjones
when i had my daughter 18 months ago by c-section, polyps were found in my womb, are these dangerous, my doctor doesnt think so, but ive been having very painfull periods and pains through out the month, 
Jan 13 2011 by LiveLaughLove
In May we will have been trying for 2 years. Semen analysis results: 3.3 ml;  22.5 M/ml; 55% Mot.; 3%
The doctor said that 3% means low morphology and prompted IVF or superovulation.  All of my tests (e.g. FSH, LH, Prolactin, TSH, ultrasound - 22 follicles, HSG - tubes open, etc.) came back in the normal range and my husband's, she said, were only affected by the last number.  
Our doctor told us that our chances of getting pregnant naturally because of this is 5%. Is this true?
Aug 23 2010 by crazylisa01
No known Fertility issues: Positive OPK and had the insemination with 75% mortality rate aprox 18 to 26 hrs later. We are currently 3 days past Ovulation and in the 2ww so annoying the waiting that is. So we did clomid 100mg first time had her fallopian tubes tested with dye and every thing was open and looked great so the only reason for the clomid was irregular cycles. As Stated before she is 21.5 years old and in great health. Do you happen to know the % of conception with all considered?
Jun 27 2010 by sad
why brown spotting before period and does it affect fertality
May 20 2010 by Juilet J.

 I just got back from my HSG but was unable to conclude the HSG because the Dr. said that the neck of my womb is per, he could n't find the neck of my womb to insert the cathater. am crying my eyes out right now. where could the neck of womb be......pls can somebody explain this further.

 I had my smear test on the 19th of april 2010, the nurse had no problems finding my cervix......I am still "freakin out. how does this cervix thing works? am so confused.....

May 03 2010 by Frederick L.

Dear Reader,

Polyps are tricky.  You should get a second opinion.  Not all polyps need to come out.  The procedure is rather easy, but occasionally there are complications.


Mar 24 2010 by MTMelo

I'm 49 year old, post menopausal, and my ultrasound detected thickening of the endometrial, biopsy detected polypoid endometrium, a small polyp (not sure of the size), my doctor says I should have a hysteroscopy in her office, is that a good recommendation?