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by Dr. Rosen
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: LH Level
Replies: 1
Views: 19964

Re: LH Level

The use of LH and FSH ratios to diagnose and treat PCO is very, very old fashion and is not part of current medical management of PCO but it sounds like it helped you before so let me do what we can to help you. As you noted below, LH: FSH ratios used to be the hallmark of diagnosing PCO but no long...
by Dr. Rosen
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: IVF Questions
Topic: FET - to down regulate or not down regulate?
Replies: 1
Views: 7843

Re: FET - to down regulate or not down regulate?

Bri, You ask a lot of questions and I will try my best to answer them all. 1. Statistically there should be no difference in pregnancy rate in a medicated versus non-medicated cycle. Likewise, I do not believe down regulation should have any effect. 2. The best data I think on the number of days of ...
by Dr. Rosen
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Egg Freezing Questions
Topic: Eggs Frozen using Slow Freeze Method
Replies: 7
Views: 19802

Re: Eggs Frozen using Slow Freeze Method

Freezing and thawing eggs are very difficult procedures. This is much more difficult than freezing and thawing embryos. Prior to about 2005, only about 5-10% of frozen eggs would survive the freeze/thaw, be fertilized and then grow. With current technology and in a excellent lab, 80-90% of eggs will...
by Dr. Rosen
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Optimum day for progesterone blood test
Replies: 1
Views: 6765

Re: Optimum day for progesterone blood test

Hello, Progesterone is a hormone that is made only after a woman ovulates and, in a spontaneous cycle, a progesterone >10 ng/ml indicates normal ovulation. Progesterone is best measured about 5 to 9 days before ovulation. Since a normal cycle interval is 26-32 days, measuring a progesterone on day 2...