New High FSH Support Forum

Welcome!  This is a support forum for women of any age coping with high FSH and other fertility problems. Anyone needing support for infertility, whether it is primary or secondary, or wishing to provide support to others, is welcome here.

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  1. Retrieval this am View Thread - Shayna on May 25, 9:14 AM
    1. Good luck!nt - Ashley on May 25, 9:29 AM
     
  2. Anyone try going to a Naturopath doctor? View Thread - Anonymous on May 24, 3:40 PM
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  4. Please say prayers for retest of husband's psa (test for prostate cancer) in June. Last View Thread - RobinEOCO on May 24, 1:07 PM
    1. prayers sent - jess74 on May 24, 7:53 PM
      1. Thank you so very much!! Prayers for your husband as well!! - RobinEOCO on May 25, 9:18 AM
    2. Hope it goes well - Summerwind03 on May 25, 6:29 PM
      1. Thank you so much!! nt. - RobinEOCO on May 27, 4:50 AM
     
  5. My 1st IVF BFN- confirmed w. bloodwork today- Reco's for Next Steps?? View Thread - emily83 on May 24, 11:55 AM
    1. I'm so sorry for your BFN. - anne on May 24, 1:51 PM
    2. Re: My 1st IVF BFN- confirmed w. bloodwork today- Reco's for Next Steps?? - Houston on May 24, 1:51 PM
      1. yes- did do assisted hatching..clinic stats are good too - emily83 on May 26, 5:51 PM
    3. Dont give up! (pg, m/c ment) - Alli on May 24, 2:19 PM
    4. Re: My 1st IVF BFN- confirmed w. bloodwork today- Reco's for Next Steps?? - jess74 on May 24, 7:51 PM
      1. Thank you jess74.. - emily83 on May 26, 5:54 PM
        1. sorry, just saw this-ruling out immune issues first (long) - jess74 on May 28, 6:05 PM
     
  6. Feeling like I'm out of options (pg and m/c mentioned) View Thread - SS on May 23, 7:08 PM
    1. Re: Feeling like I'm out of options (pg and m/c mentioned) - Julie on May 24, 2:43 PM
      1. Thanks + Update - SS on May 25, 10:18 AM
        1. So nice to hear that and best of luck to your cycle! (n/t) - Julie on May 25, 7:05 PM
     
  7. ASAP opinions needed on Dr. Check's 7DPO Lupron shot (xpost) View Thread - jess74 on May 23, 5:33 PM
    1. not sure - Ann on May 23, 8:20 PM
      1. it's 20 units - jess74 on May 24, 7:58 PM
    2. Shot (Success Ment.) - b&a72 on May 24, 9:46 AM
      1. I'm curious - Tripplebe on May 24, 11:59 AM
    3. Lupron (bfp, m/c mentioned) - LaurynD on May 27, 3:33 PM
     
  8. Triggering tonight View Thread - Shayna on May 23, 2:00 PM
    1. Triggering tonight - Roshni on May 23, 2:12 PM
    2. Re: Triggering tonight - Izzy2013 on May 23, 2:41 PM
    3. What an awesome response! - jess74 on May 23, 5:29 PM
    4. holy cow - Buddircup on May 24, 10:07 AM
    5. Thanks - Shayna on May 24, 3:16 PM
    6. Best wishes for tomorrow, Shayna - ann on May 24, 7:01 PM
     
  9. PGS results (X-post) View Thread - minka on May 22, 11:54 AM
    1. no advice from me but - Shayna on May 22, 2:28 PM
      1. Also - Shayna on May 22, 8:57 PM
      2. Thanks, Shayna! - minka on May 29, 2:16 PM
    2. We found 1 normal the cycle after abnormals - Izzy2013 on May 22, 8:13 PM
      1. Thanks and congrats! - minka on May 29, 2:18 PM
    3. I read somewhere that around 1 out of 5 eggs is normal at 40 - Julie on May 23, 12:03 AM
      1. Thank you, Julie! - minka on May 29, 2:19 PM
     
  10. Update & Travel Question View Thread - Shayna on May 20, 3:13 PM
    1. Re: Update & Travel Question - Houston on May 21, 9:30 AM
      1. thanks i just - Shayna on May 21, 3:20 PM
    2. Decision made for me - no travel - Shayna on May 22, 6:48 AM
      1. Re: Decision made for me - no travel - Houston on May 22, 8:11 AM
    3. Updated update. This seems like it will never end. - Shayna on May 22, 11:37 AM
      1. Re: Updated update. This seems like it will never end. - Houston on May 23, 1:11 PM
     
  11. are people ttc #2 welcome on this board? View Thread - Amy on May 20, 3:12 PM
    1. Re: are people ttc #2 welcome on this board? - Lauren on May 20, 4:23 PM
    2. As far as I am concerned, - Shayna on May 20, 4:28 PM
      1. *TTC - Shayna on May 20, 6:24 PM
    3. (child mentioned) - Houston on May 20, 4:32 PM
     
  12. what's everyone's AMH? View Thread - Amy on May 20, 2:55 PM
    1. AMH - Mrs. McIrish on May 20, 4:25 PM
     
  13. Genetically Modified Foods (GMO) & Infertility View Thread - Aot on May 20, 11:28 AM
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  15. super high fhs levels (82.2) with my 17 years daughter who has not got her period yet!! View Thread - robert fisher on May 20, 8:49 AM
    1. Not understanding this statement at all - Anonymous on May 20, 9:34 AM
    2. No direct experience or knowledge of Turners (POF ment, DE board ment) - ann on May 20, 6:23 PM
    3. Re: super high fhs levels (82.2) with my 17 years daughter who has not got her period yet!! - Jainee on May 21, 7:14 AM
    4. Yes-- to an RE! - Sophie on May 21, 12:23 PM
    5. Infections - Friendly lurker on May 22, 6:41 PM
     
  16. LH Levels? Any input on what is normal or high? View Thread - Lauren on May 18, 8:34 PM
    1. I think you're fine - jess74 on May 19, 5:48 AM
     
  17. Update View Thread - Shayna on May 18, 1:36 PM
    1. Wow! I would guess... - ann on May 18, 4:06 PM
    2. please remind me what - Jainee on May 19, 5:37 AM
    3. Re: Update - Shayna on May 19, 9:53 AM
      1. Wanted to wish you good luck! - Izzy2013 on May 19, 1:04 PM
        1. thanks! n/t - shayna on May 19, 5:43 PM
     
  18. Ugh Was weak and tested 7 days after 3 day transfer...BFN View Thread - emily83 on May 18, 12:01 PM
    1. Way too early!! - Alli on May 18, 1:20 PM
    2. Re: Ugh Was weak and tested 7 days after 3 day transfer...BFN - ann on May 18, 3:57 PM
    3. Thanks..Still Negative Yesterday- Starting to lose hope :( - emily83 on May 20, 11:42 AM
      1. Clinic likes to see beta of 50 (min) on 14dpo. 11 dpo is still early. - Anonymous on May 20, 12:03 PM
        1. Agree! (Pg ment) - Alli on May 20, 1:52 PM
     
  19. Confused???? View Thread - Anonymous on May 17, 1:54 PM
    1. A few questions for you...(pg mentd) - Valerie on May 17, 2:58 PM
      1. Re: A few questions for you...(pg mentd) - Anonymous on May 17, 7:10 PM
        1. Children nd pregnancy mnt - Anonymous on May 17, 7:20 PM
          1. More Questions.... - Valerie on May 17, 7:56 PM
            1. Re: More Questions.... - Anonymous on May 18, 10:20 AM
              1. Re: More Questions.... - Anonymous on May 18, 10:23 AM
    2. Dr. Z does this... - Anonymous on May 17, 5:28 PM
    3. What have you tried? - Cat on May 20, 6:30 AM
      1. Re: What have you tried? - Anonymous on May 20, 8:04 AM
     
  20. low AMH not associated with lower preg rate in young women but with early menopause View Thread - Julie on May 17, 7:43 AM
    1. "older women" - Cat on May 17, 9:44 AM
    2. Re: low AMH not associated with lower preg rate in young women but with early menopause - aresea on May 17, 12:34 PM
    3. Can you post links to the articles/posts? - very interesting on May 21, 10:51 AM
      1. Re: Can you post links to the articles/posts? - Julie on May 25, 7:02 PM
     
  21. Not sure what to make of this - 1st IVF cycle View Thread - Shayna on May 17, 7:28 AM
    1. Don't read too much into it. GL - Julie on May 17, 9:34 AM
    2. Re: Not sure what to make of this - 1st IVF cycle - Shayna on May 17, 12:52 PM
    3. So why would I have a touch of bleeding? - Shayna on May 17, 2:29 PM
     
  22. TI with dr. C.heck View Thread - Nancy77 on May 17, 5:36 AM
    1. I've done many TI cycles with C.heck - AJ on May 17, 7:42 AM
    2. same here...in the midst of one now - jess74 on May 17, 3:38 PM
     
  23. Anyone familiar with causes for empty follicle syndrome? (x-post) View Thread - Izzy2013 on May 16, 1:22 AM
    1. Re: Anyone familiar with causes for empty follicle syndrome? (x-post) - Houston on May 16, 8:33 AM
      1. thanks for the response! - Izzy2013 on May 16, 12:01 PM
        1. Re: thanks for the response! - Houston on May 16, 12:26 PM
        2. Re: thanks for the response! - Houston on May 16, 12:26 PM
          1. Re: thanks for the response! - Izzy2013 on May 16, 8:01 PM
            1. I take that backĀ– may make no difference but I will still ask - Izzy2013 on May 16, 8:08 PM
    2. Empty follicles - Nancy77 on May 17, 5:43 AM
      1. Re: Empty follicles - Houston on May 17, 10:30 AM
        1. Thanks Houston - Nancy77 on May 18, 3:32 PM
     
  24. Low carb diet and egg quality View Thread - JA on May 15, 8:05 PM
    1. Ha! - green.elephant on May 15, 9:42 PM
     
  25. Is it common for no implantation cramping./spotting? View Thread - emily83 on May 15, 12:51 PM
    1. Most women don't feel anything - Summerwind03 on May 15, 1:37 PM
    2. I didn't feel anything (pg ment) - Alli on May 15, 6:47 PM
    3. Re: Is it common for no implantation cramping./spotting? - Houston on May 16, 8:28 AM
    4. Re: Is it common for no implantation cramping./spotting? - Houston on May 16, 8:29 AM
    5. Never felt a thing (pg/mc mentioned) - aresea on May 16, 9:41 AM
    6. Don't overthink. Just wait. - Julie on May 17, 7:22 AM
     
  26. Pregnancy and postpartum can artificially lower antral follicle and AMH? View Thread - Lauren on May 15, 8:12 AM
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  28. how likely will a 14.7mm follicle contain a mature egg? View Thread - Julie on May 15, 8:06 AM
    1. Mature eggs - Mrs. McIrish on May 15, 8:42 AM
      1. Barge - Cee on May 15, 9:30 AM
        1. Hi Cee! - Mrs. McIrish on May 15, 9:40 AM
    2. Re: how likely will a 14.7mm follicle contain a mature egg? - Tonya on May 15, 11:57 AM
    3. very possible - Nancy on May 15, 12:13 PM
    4. Thank you so much, ladies. 3 eggs retrieved - Julie on May 16, 2:57 PM
     
  29. Pregnancy Hope for High FSHers! View Thread - Cole on May 15, 5:31 AM
    1. Congratulations! - Julie on May 15, 8:38 AM
    2. what great news!!! - pbean on May 15, 11:46 AM
    3. Congrats!! - Aot on May 15, 5:00 PM
    4. Thank you! - Cole on May 16, 4:13 AM
    5. How???? - Natalie on May 31, 3:26 PM
     
  30. Penis Traction Device- Penis Stretcher View Thread - penis size importance on May 15, 4:48 AM
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  32. How Birth Control May Impact the Outcome of Your IVF Cycle View Thread - Sesi_11 on May 15, 1:27 AM
    1. DHEA - LNE on May 15, 2:03 PM
     
  33. Devastated by the news View Thread - Martha moon on May 14, 11:16 PM
    1. Welcome - Julie on May 15, 8:30 AM
    2. Re: Devastated by the news - Houston on May 15, 9:23 AM
    3. Re: Devastated by the news - Tonya on May 15, 11:53 AM
    4. I Concur With Julie (pg mentd) - Valerie on May 15, 10:33 PM
     
  34. Cross post - Help - low dose planned, blood work, thoughts? View Thread - A.L. on May 14, 3:08 PM
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  36. Hope !!!! Pregnancy mnt View Thread - Ashley on May 14, 5:12 AM
    1. This is what makes me so mad at idiot doctors! - KarenGH on May 14, 7:51 AM
      1. I Concur...(pg mentd) - Valerie on May 14, 11:40 AM
        1. So cool - Nikki on May 14, 11:56 AM
        2. So glad you shared your story! - KarenGH on May 16, 10:48 AM
    2. Re: Hope !!!! Pregnancy mnt - Cole on May 15, 5:42 AM
     
  37. BFN & Mother's Day was just not a good combo for me (mc ment) View Thread - GreenEggsNHam on May 13, 9:16 PM
    1. sorry - Anonymous on May 14, 7:08 AM
     
  38. Question: Back to Back natural FET (x-post) View Thread - Jean143 on May 12, 10:47 AM
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  40. Confused View Thread - Nikki on May 12, 8:19 AM
    1. sorry to hear the news... - pbean on May 13, 5:28 AM
      1. Sorry to hear the news... - Nikki on May 14, 12:09 PM
        1. Re: Sorry to hear the news... - pbean on May 15, 12:00 PM
     
  41. How to read CDC IVF stats View Thread - Wendy on May 11, 10:38 PM
    1. Look at your age group and what infertility issues the patient population has - GreenEggsNHam on May 12, 7:26 AM
      1. Great info - Wendy on May 12, 2:50 PM
     
  42. Question about slow growing embryo View Thread - JA on May 11, 2:15 PM
    1. Re: Question about slow growing embryo - Jean143 on May 12, 10:42 AM
      1. Thanks! And an update - JA on May 12, 1:30 PM
        1. Re: Thanks! And an update - Izzy2013 on May 14, 1:06 AM
          1. Thanks for that info - JA on May 14, 7:58 AM
     
  43. medication screwup - can't get my menopur until tomw View Thread - anon for this please on May 11, 12:22 PM
    1. Where are you located, I'm wondering if I have some... - Anonymous on May 11, 1:27 PM
      1. Unfortunately that's too far but thanks!! N/t - Orig poster on May 11, 2:22 PM
    2. I'd up the dose today of the Gonal F & is NJ close (mc ment - GreenEggsNHam on May 12, 6:43 AM
      1. Thx... - Shayna on May 12, 11:17 AM
     
  44. How much med is needed to support two follicles? View Thread - Julie on May 11, 9:56 AM
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  46. Transfer Tomorrow- Any advice for pre or post transfer? View Thread - emily83 on May 10, 10:08 AM
    1. Good luck tomorrow! - Amanda on May 10, 3:09 PM
    2. Good luck - Nancy77 on May 10, 7:33 PM
    3. Good luck! n/t - Tripplebe on May 11, 7:26 AM
    4. Thank you- all went well! Transferred 2 8cell embryos! - emily83 on May 11, 10:23 AM
      1. That's fantastic news! - Amanda on May 11, 10:33 AM
      2. wow - Buddircup on May 13, 8:47 AM
     
  47. Supplements during 2ww View Thread - Bec on May 10, 6:50 AM
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  49. Delayed AF - EPP View Thread - Shayna on May 9, 4:37 PM
    1. So you usually bleed through progesterone? - Julie on May 9, 9:56 PM
     
  50. If anyone remembers MLO (sad news) View Thread - KarenGH on May 9, 12:51 PM
    1. How sad - Summerwind03 on May 9, 12:54 PM
    2. I do remember her - Jainee on May 10, 4:27 AM
    3. that is so sad. - lucy999 on May 10, 8:34 AM
    4. My thoughts and prayers are with her friends and family - Tracy on May 10, 11:57 AM
    5. Very sad :( - Alli on May 11, 7:42 PM
    6. I am sorry - Teresa on May 12, 3:10 AM
    7. Re: If anyone remembers MLO (sad news) - Bina on May 12, 10:57 PM
     
  51. low AFC question (x-post, OE, DE mentioned) View Thread - pbean on May 8, 3:31 PM
    1. Re: low AFC question (x-post, OE, DE mentioned) - Jess on May 8, 5:31 PM
      1. Jess... - pbean on May 9, 6:25 AM
    2. Yes! (pg ment) - Alli on May 8, 7:11 PM
      1. Oh and - Alli on May 8, 7:13 PM
        1. Alli - pbean on May 9, 6:36 AM
    3. very low here (success, child ment) - jkl on May 9, 11:01 AM
      1. jkl... - pbean on May 10, 6:49 PM
     
  52. Natural Start using OPK and DHEA? View Thread - LNE on May 8, 1:19 PM
    1. Re: Natural Start using OPK and DHEA? - JA on May 8, 9:32 PM
      1. TI, no IVF - LNE on May 9, 8:18 AM
        1. Re: TI, no IVF - JA on May 9, 9:32 PM
     
  53. Cor.nell co-flare protocol question View Thread - Julie on May 8, 9:04 AM
    1. Julie, how did your cycle go? - Anonymous on May 26, 2:04 PM
     
  54. Want to do ivf with dr.chec.k View Thread - Nancy77 on May 7, 7:42 PM
    1. Re: Want to do ivf with dr.chec.k - Tripplebe on May 8, 7:51 AM
    2. From what I remember... - Anonymous on May 8, 8:38 AM
    3. Re: Want to do ivf with dr.chec.k - Nancy on May 8, 1:06 PM
    4. Re: Want to do ivf with dr.chec.k - Jess on May 8, 5:24 PM
     
  55. Going in for 1st Retrieval Tomorrow....Wish me luck! View Thread - emily83 on May 7, 4:50 PM
    1. Re: Going in for 1st Retrieval Tomorrow....Wish me luck! - Jen on May 7, 5:32 PM
    2. Good luck! - JA on May 7, 5:46 PM
    3. BEST OF LUCK!!! n/t - Shayna on May 7, 7:55 PM
    4. Good luck - Buddircup on May 8, 5:24 AM
    5. Thank you for the well wishes!! - emily83 on May 8, 11:57 AM
    6. Good luck! - Nancy on May 8, 1:06 PM
    7. 3 were mature and 2 fertilized...keeping fingers crossed... - emily83 on May 9, 4:43 PM
     
  56. Untitled View Thread - Jen on May 7, 11:36 AM
    1. Eggs - JA on May 7, 1:09 PM
      1. Re: Eggs - Jen on May 8, 4:48 AM
    2. Eggs/Age (pg mentioned) - Valerie on May 7, 8:48 PM
      1. Re: Eggs/Age (pg mentioned) - Jen on May 8, 4:50 AM
      2. I'm so glad you exist (DEment) - LNE on May 8, 9:31 AM
        1. Ovulation - Valerie on May 14, 11:18 AM
          1. I'm not taking anything right now - LNE on May 15, 1:58 PM
            1. Sorry it's tough for you.... - Valerie on May 17, 4:09 PM
              1. I doubt DHEA lowers FSH - LNE on May 21, 5:10 AM
    3. Re: Untitled - Julie on May 9, 8:01 AM
     
  57. What do you do - depression? View Thread - Cat on May 7, 9:14 AM
    1. Not true about therapy and being shut out of adoption - Sara Q on May 7, 9:50 AM
    2. I'm using any means possible - LNE on May 8, 6:47 AM
    3. Re: What do you do - depression? - Anon for this on May 8, 8:32 AM
     
  58. Ugh getting audited for medical expenses. Anyone else?? View Thread - Anon for this on May 6, 7:08 PM
    1. no but I am very sorry - Tripplebe on May 7, 12:27 PM
      1. Yes- Turbo Tax and it was "low" % chance of audit - Anon on May 8, 9:51 AM
    2. Re: Ugh getting audited for medical expenses. Anyone else?? - Houston on May 7, 12:54 PM
    3. Have not but recently read - Cat on May 8, 4:24 AM
      1. I've heard that too and it's freaking shady - Anon on May 8, 9:52 AM
     
 
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