No sorry I don't but the ones you wrote looked right from when he told me the results.
G is really frustrating.. She NEVER calls back.
I call and ask for a cancellation and she doesn't even check. She just says no.
Ladies, any idea, even rough, of what Dr M charged for the NKC biopsy, please? Just wondering whether to go with Dr Reid (so I have results ready for Dr M) or wait for Dr M to do it?
Just need to know cost. That will help me make my decision.
@pingc383 dr m's fees are about $450 and the auburn day clinic fees with anaesthetist was $800. Others have said they didn't need anaesthetist though.
Does Dr Reid believe in NKC's? My FS is Michael cooper who works with dr Reid, and he seems to be very sceptical of NKC stuff. Anyway, someone else has recommended Alison gee to me too when considering a FS that'll work with Dr M.
Dr Reid quoted me between $3,300 and $1,300 (out of pocket) for a laprascopy and biopsy for NKCs. His quote varies and I won't know what quote he'll charge me until after the procedure. If he finds silent endo and has to remove it, it's $3,300. If he doesn't find anything, it's $1,300.
I was recommended to Dr Reid by one of the girls who used to frequent this thread. She said he would let her try all of Dr M's protocols.
So anyway, I went in there and told him I was waiting to see Dr M. He said he has many patients who are also seeing Dr M, but that he too does immune testing, but if I wanted to wait for Dr M, that's was fine. I got the sense that he was a bit jealous of him and that he thought he knew more than him, but I dunno, that could have just been me being wrong. There was something about that comment that was a bit flippant.
He believes in NKC and he suggested the biopsy, but he also suggested that we should do a lap to check for any silent endo. I'm very symptomatic. Not a single symptom of anything whatsoever, but he said that a German doctor did a study and found over 60% of women struggling with infertility had silent endo....
I'm just not sure what to do.. He said he has to do the laprascopy and NKC biopsy no later than CD12. I'm not sure if he'll test for all the things Dr M tests for, so that's my first concern.
But then, maybe I should get it done so that when I have my telephone consult in 2 weeks, Dr M has the results and I don't have to waste time waiting for my next cycle to do the biopsy and waste valuable time. But then if Dr Reid doesn't test for everything, then I may have to do another biopsy and I don't want to keep having surgical procedures done up there.
Maybe I just do a laprascopy, without the biopsy, just because I hear he's the specialist for silent endo.. I dunno what to do. I called up G and she said Dr M does laprascopies.
What are the chances I have silent endo?
What would you do? I'm so confused!
I'm getting older and don't want to waste two cycles.. I need to keep cycling before I turn 40......
I'm seeing Dr Alison Gee in about 2 weeks....
Will you move to another FS that believes in Dr M, @Mink?
I just want to send you a big hug
Firstly only you can make the decision
I had to cut ties with my fertility specialist due to his ego around doctor m.. again i can only talk from personal experinece
Dr m does do lap's
I had a lap, as i did have mild endo symptoms
Absolutley nothing was found!!
But i do think its a positive tool to know either way.
Personally and its only cause i belive in doctor m... wait
2 weeks is nothing in the terms of ever failing fertility treatment
I would also like to see alison gee due to her reputation.
But only you know what's right and what suits your needs.
I also personally like dr m will look at you both, around alpha matches ect
Just remember there is no wronflg direction just one you feel comfortable with... just dont rush cause of time
Yep, going to see Dr Gee. I just have to be patient. I have to accept I won't be cycling this month and look forward to cycling next month.
Thanks so much, your post really helped me.
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