Still not able to book in an intralipid with dr m or wazza, the nurse just told me that it is too early to do it on cd6 which is this Friday. Dr M is busy until next Sat 8/10 so I was planning to fly up for scan, see warren to discuss plan and do intralipid.
For those doing stim with transfer with immune issue, did you get intralipid treatment on day 6 to 10 and again on EPU?
@Btae I did intralipids at St Andrews CD6-10 and then again at the day hospital at EPU. It takes about 4 hours at St A, but only takes 2-3 hours at the day hospital as they don't have the speed-limited machines. Warren's office will book intralipids for you at St A and usually they can fit this around when you see him, as it's just up the road. The nurses at St A are lovely too and very supportive.
Hi girls , I've been catching up on recent posts. It's great to hear so many of you are about to start cycles with Warren and Charlotte. During my cycles I had a lot of the worries you guys are mentioning. What I found was that Warren tailors everything, which makes predicting EPU and ET days difficult, but means your cycle has the best chance of succeeding. He doesn't push you through to make his life easier, he tweaks until he has the best response from your body. He changed my FSH by 25 units one cycle and sometimes a cycle was 5 days of stimming and another was 12. He'll keep getting you back for BT/scans until you are ready for EPU/FET. He'll cancel a cycle if your body is not responding and with my FET had me do a BT that morning to determine if we'd proceed.
With DHEA, I have PCOS and had heard contradictory advice about taking it. I talked to Warren about it and in my case his considered opinion was that it would be helpful and I took it for 6 months (excluding when stimming and TWWs). I didn't have any side effects that I'd attribute directly to it. I was quite unwell/toxic on the combo of drugs, but my eggs improved the longer I was on Wazza's magical pharmacy. With any worries I'd check with Warren at one of the many scanning appointments, or ring in between.
With FSH combos I'd read articles on some being detrimental to older eggs, but again spoke to Warren and he was happy to discuss his rationale for what he prescribed and it worked. I found down regging didn't work for me, so we didn't do that again. I only started seeing Warren when I was 42.5, so time was a huge stressor.
Charlotte is our OB and we also saw her when Warren was away at times. I'd recommend with both of them that you ask about any worries and either follow their plan to the letter, or be transparent with them about deciding against something. From my experience they are both fine with questions and incredibly patient.
Last edited by Btae; 28-09-2016 at 00:26.
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