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    Quote Originally Posted by Blossom74 View Post
    I hope so too, but I have a bad feeling about this, and I usually find my instinct is pretty spot on.

    The thing that got me is instead of ringing, they sent a letter. Really unusual in itself. Plus, there was a slip attached which if I refuse to ring for an appointment, I have to sign and send back to remove myself from the recall.

    Does anyone know what the possibilities might be? I feel like I need to prepare, but I don't know what to prepare myself for....


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    And if it was urgent they would have rung. That sounds to me like they are not particularly concerned.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JulieMalooley View Post
    And if it was urgent they would have rung. That sounds to me like they are not particularly concerned.
    Yeah, I would have thought they'd ring if it was urgent? When I was diagnosed with graves disease my doc rang me herself to get retested and then told me over the phone when my results came in.

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    @Blossom74 i agree they would habe called hun if it was really urgent. Fx its a minor issue. Still the stress isnt nice.

    Well ladies my drugs have kicked in and im officially feeling so drunk. I havent been drunk in almost 4 yrs so its really rather comical. My calm before the storm. Lol

    Talk soon. Happy happy days. About to find out my fate and too druged up to care. Haha i wonder if they will let me come back weekly just for this bit.

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    Fingers crossed it's just an explanation or something then, and not a "We've just discovered you are full of cancer" or something equally as nasty....

    I'll keep you posted anyway.

    @Infinity, enjoy the happy juice! Will be stalking for updates....


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    crossing everything for you!! enjoy the feeling

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    @Bongley so sorry to hear about your BFN. It might be worth asking your FS to do a hysteroscopy and d&c. For what its worth, After a d&c or hysteroscopy, I seem to get pregnant the next cycle. I am guessing IVF is a real mind **** and to have an embryo that has correct chromosomes not implant, would really do your head in.
    @Chiefsgirl glad to hear you heard a nice strong heartbeat, pity you couldn't have seen your hub as well. Thanks for the offer about helping with immune questions. I will definitely take you up on that offer I think.
    @Charlie74 thanks for letting me know Dr M is lovely. I find it easier to talk to someone if they don't come across as immensely superior to me. Did you try and get a medicare rebate? Gwen told me if I had a referral from my GP, I could get a medicare rebate. Maybe there isn't one for phone consults. I will submit the claim anyway. When I called to make an appointment, I had a 5 week wait. I wonder if you got in a bit quicker as you are an existing patient? I was wondering if I should make a follow up appointment for a month after I talk to him, or just wait till they have the blood test results. Also, do you (or anyone else) know if I can write my name in the copies to section and get a copy of my blood test results?
    @infinity888 I really hope that you have been able to go to egg collection.
    @greenlady sounds like you are on track for a good number of eggs.
    @Blossom74 I wouldn't stress about the recall. Whenever I have had that in the post it just means results are in. What I have found with my d&c's is that they do 2 tests. The first takes a week and that is a biopsy of the endometrium so they are the results that are in. The testing on the foetus takes about 2-3 weeks so it just depends on how many weeks have passed as to what they will be telling you. I can imagine it would cause you stress though and now have to get through the weekend wondering.

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    Quote Originally Posted by calypso75 View Post
    @Bongley so sorry to hear about your BFN. It might be worth asking your FS to do a hysteroscopy and d&c. For what its worth, After a d&c or hysteroscopy, I seem to get pregnant the next cycle. I am guessing IVF is a real mind **** and to have an embryo that has correct chromosomes not implant, would really do your head in.
    @Chiefsgirl glad to hear you heard a nice strong heartbeat, pity you couldn't have seen your hub as well. Thanks for the offer about helping with immune questions. I will definitely take you up on that offer I think.
    @Charlie74 thanks for letting me know Dr M is lovely. I find it easier to talk to someone if they don't come across as immensely superior to me. Did you try and get a medicare rebate? Gwen told me if I had a referral from my GP, I could get a medicare rebate. Maybe there isn't one for phone consults. I will submit the claim anyway. When I called to make an appointment, I had a 5 week wait. I wonder if you got in a bit quicker as you are an existing patient? I was wondering if I should make a follow up appointment for a month after I talk to him, or just wait till they have the blood test results. Also, do you (or anyone else) know if I can write my name in the copies to section and get a copy of my blood test results?
    @infinity888 I really hope that you have been able to go to egg collection.
    @greenlady sounds like you are on track for a good number of eggs.
    @Blossom74 I wouldn't stress about the recall. Whenever I have had that in the post it just means results are in. What I have found with my d&c's is that they do 2 tests. The first takes a week and that is a biopsy of the endometrium so they are the results that are in. The testing on the foetus takes about 2-3 weeks so it just depends on how many weeks have passed as to what they will be telling you. I can imagine it would cause you stress though and now have to get through the weekend wondering.
    Good point @calypso75, my fetal results took a good two weeks to come back too, both times.

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    It's only been a week today, so I wonder then what the possibilities are?

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    Well ladies im done. We proceeded with epu but from 4 folicles wed x2 20 and x1 at 17 and x1 at 15. I only had 2 follicles this morning and I got 1 egg. I repeat i got 1egg. Yahoo. It only takes one right. I was wishing for at least 2 but with recent events im greatful for one. Hopefully its mature. Thank you all so much its been so tough this last 24hrs. Once im not so drugged up ill go back through this thread and catch up about everyone else.Ive certainly felt the love today oh and minor discomfort only it really was easy. Yippee today is my day.

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    Thank heavens @infinity888 what a bonus !!!!!!!!!! 😄🎈🎉

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