My hubby and I started our IVF journey this year. I have endometriosis which has resulted in my right tube being blocked and the left partially blocked. I also have a borderline AMH level of 7.9 which means I have less good quality eggs remaining in my ovaries than normally expected for my age. I am 27 and we have had no luck conceiving naturally over the last 3 years.
Our first cycle I was injecting Buserilin daily to down regulate. Unfortunately I had a follicle left over inside and this then turned into a functioning cyst. My estrogen level was measuring over 2000 when it should have been less than 100 at the time of my blood test! I had two trigger injections of Ovidrel over the space of a week to get rid of the cyst while still taking Buserilin but it just kept getting bigger and my estrogen level kept rising. The Dr made the call to postpone the cycle until the cyst has gone.
I will have a scan on Day 1 of my next cycle and (fingers crossed) if the cyst has gone we are going to start an antagonist cycle using Gonal F on Day 2 of the cycle and then start with Cetrotide on Day 6 to prevent any eggs from releasing prematurely. I understand an antagonist cycle is a lot quicker but I am worried as I have a borderline AMH level that I may not get many eggs or any good quality ones.
Does anyone find themselves in a similar situation or have any success with an antagonist cycle with low AMH level? Also interested in anyone that had a postponed or cancelled cycle due to a cyst as I was told this is quite uncommon. The Dr was perplexed with my reaction to Buserilin as my body seemed to react the opposite way to what it was supposed to. If the cyst does not go away naturally within 3 cycles I will have surgery to remove it and if surgery is required the Dr said it would be a good opportunity to possibly unblock my tubes to try and conceive naturally. Has anyone had tubal surgery?
Interested in hearing your stories