I am planning on a IVF/ICSI cycle with CGH testing on day 5 (providing there'll be any embryos to test). If that goes ahead it'll be another two cycles until the frozen transfer (given I have an embryo to transfer). I have been on DHEA for 2 1/2 months and had my day 21 appointment today. In my previous IVF cycle I had to stop DHEA on day 21, as the doctor advised it would effect my Progesterone levels (which it did) and therefor the uterine lining, which would have been a problem as we were doing a fresh transfer (which ended in a chemical pregnancy). I am unsure what to do this time. I read in some forum that stopping DHEA at the beginning of the cycle could even have a negative effect, but not sure if that's true. Should I continue to take the DHEA at least until egg collection or even until I know the CHG result? But if I only get one embryo, maybe we'll change plans and do a fresh transfer instead of freezing and CGH testing. I am confused. Ideally I'd like to keep taking the DHEA for 3 months (which would be pretty much the day of my egg collection), but also want to keep my options open depending on the outcomes of this cycle.
Does anyone of you have experience with DHEA? When did you stop?