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    Default Treatment options for immunologic implantation dysfunction

    Hi Ladies, I am new to this forum and am really hoping there is someone out there that can share some advice, make a suggestion or 2 or perhaps just share some success stories with me that can give me some hope. I am about to embark on my 6th round of IVF in the next few weeks. Out of our 5 attempts 2 were cancelled and changed to IUI due to poor follicle response. All cycles resulted in BFN. Our last cycle I had a AA grade Blasto transferred but still BFN. I have a number of immune issues that have not been addressed or monitored at all via the fertility clinic I have used up until now which is really frustrating. These include Rheumatoid arthritis, and hypothyroidism. I have had some antibody testing done through another clinic and have discovered I am ANA positive, ENA detected and DFS70 Positive. I have read that prednisolone is a treatment option and clexane. Also, I have been reading your threads for some time and am thinking perhaps intralipid may be a good option for me, although I am not entirely sure how it works. I did get a blood test about a year ago for Natural Killer cells but it came back normal. (I'm not sure if there are different tests you can have for this or if it is one straightforward test). I am wondering if anyone has similar medical conditions as me and / or similar antibodies detected that can suggest a treatment plan that worked for them? I should also mention I am 39 and have a low AMH of 3. I have been on DHEA for the past 5 months which seemed to improve the embryo quality with the AA Blasto. Many thanks, A

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    Hi Molly,

    Have you see Dr M before? He specialises in reproductive immunology and maybe be the answer you are looking for. He works alongside fertility specialist while fs looks after your ivf side he assists with treating immune issues during transfer and pregnancy.

    Where are you based? Dr M is in Sydney and have a few week's wait list, he does phone consultation for interstate patient.

    Nk cells are tested by blood test and biopsy. I would suggest to book an appointment with Dr M first, run some tests and see what he says.

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    Do you know how high is your TSH during transfer?

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    http://www.bubhub.com.au/community/f...d.php?t=551366

    This thread contains a lot of info. You maybe also want to talk to girls in ivf over 40 thread, quite a few girls there are under 40, girls from both threads share a lot of information.

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    Hi thanks for your reply. I am based in Perth. I will look into phone appoint with DrM. Do you know of any recommendations for Dr's in Perth who do similar investigations?

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    It wasn't monitored during transfer. I never am. I decided to get a test this week leading up to new cycle just in case and was surprised to find TSH is 0.98. I know this is in the normal range but I think it should be around 2, which it was before the last transfer.

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    Hi Molly, I can't send you messages.
    Last edited by Btae; 06-09-2016 at 04:48.

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