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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Links to other related forums on network54:

Women Over 40 with High FSH

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High FSH and Recurrent Miscarriage

New Pregnant Despite High FSH

High FSH Playgroup

Looking To Be A Mom Thru Egg Donation

Adoption Board

Pregnancy and Parenting after DE IVF

 

Old FSH Board Archives

(Old) Pregnant Despite High FSH

 

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  1. Not sure what to make of this - 1st IVF cycle View Thread - Shayna on May 17, 2013, 7:28 AM
    1. Don't read too much into it. GL - Julie on May 17, 2013, 9:34 AM
    2. Re: Not sure what to make of this - 1st IVF cycle - Shayna on May 17, 2013, 12:52 PM
    3. So why would I have a touch of bleeding? - Shayna on May 17, 2013, 2:29 PM
     
  2. TI with dr. C.heck View Thread - Nancy77 on May 17, 2013, 5:36 AM
    1. I've done many TI cycles with C.heck - AJ on May 17, 2013, 7:42 AM
    2. same here...in the midst of one now - jess74 on May 17, 2013, 3:38 PM
     
  3. Anyone familiar with causes for empty follicle syndrome? (x-post) View Thread - Izzy2013 on May 16, 2013, 1:22 AM
    1. Re: Anyone familiar with causes for empty follicle syndrome? (x-post) - Houston on May 16, 2013, 8:33 AM
      1. thanks for the response! - Izzy2013 on May 16, 2013, 12:01 PM
        1. Re: thanks for the response! - Houston on May 16, 2013, 12:26 PM
        2. Re: thanks for the response! - Houston on May 16, 2013, 12:26 PM
          1. Re: thanks for the response! - Izzy2013 on May 16, 2013, 8:01 PM
            1. I take that backĀ– may make no difference but I will still ask - Izzy2013 on May 16, 2013, 8:08 PM
    2. Empty follicles - Nancy77 on May 17, 2013, 5:43 AM
      1. Re: Empty follicles - Houston on May 17, 2013, 10:30 AM
        1. Thanks Houston - Nancy77 on May 18, 2013, 3:32 PM
     
  4. Low carb diet and egg quality View Thread - JA on May 15, 2013, 8:05 PM
    1. Ha! - green.elephant on May 15, 2013, 9:42 PM
     
  5. Is it common for no implantation cramping./spotting? View Thread - emily83 on May 15, 2013, 12:51 PM
    1. Most women don't feel anything - Summerwind03 on May 15, 2013, 1:37 PM
    2. I didn't feel anything (pg ment) - Alli on May 15, 2013, 6:47 PM
    3. Re: Is it common for no implantation cramping./spotting? - Houston on May 16, 2013, 8:28 AM
    4. Re: Is it common for no implantation cramping./spotting? - Houston on May 16, 2013, 8:29 AM
    5. Never felt a thing (pg/mc mentioned) - aresea on May 16, 2013, 9:41 AM
    6. Don't overthink. Just wait. - Julie on May 17, 2013, 7:22 AM
     
  6. Pregnancy and postpartum can artificially lower antral follicle and AMH? View Thread - Lauren on May 15, 2013, 8:12 AM
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  8. how likely will a 14.7mm follicle contain a mature egg? View Thread - Julie on May 15, 2013, 8:06 AM
    1. Mature eggs - Mrs. McIrish on May 15, 2013, 8:42 AM
      1. Barge - Cee on May 15, 2013, 9:30 AM
        1. Hi Cee! - Mrs. McIrish on May 15, 2013, 9:40 AM
    2. Re: how likely will a 14.7mm follicle contain a mature egg? - Tonya on May 15, 2013, 11:57 AM
    3. very possible - Nancy on May 15, 2013, 12:13 PM
    4. Thank you so much, ladies. 3 eggs retrieved - Julie on May 16, 2013, 2:57 PM
     
  9. Pregnancy Hope for High FSHers! View Thread - Cole on May 15, 2013, 5:31 AM
    1. Congratulations! - Julie on May 15, 2013, 8:38 AM
    2. what great news!!! - pbean on May 15, 2013, 11:46 AM
    3. Congrats!! - Aot on May 15, 2013, 5:00 PM
    4. Thank you! - Cole on May 16, 2013, 4:13 AM
    5. How???? - Natalie on May 31, 2013, 3:26 PM
     
  10. Penis Traction Device- Penis Stretcher View Thread - penis size importance on May 15, 2013, 4:48 AM
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  12. How Birth Control May Impact the Outcome of Your IVF Cycle View Thread - Sesi_11 on May 15, 2013, 1:27 AM
    1. DHEA - LNE on May 15, 2013, 2:03 PM
     
  13. Devastated by the news View Thread - Martha moon on May 14, 2013, 11:16 PM
    1. Welcome - Julie on May 15, 2013, 8:30 AM
    2. Re: Devastated by the news - Houston on May 15, 2013, 9:23 AM
    3. Re: Devastated by the news - Tonya on May 15, 2013, 11:53 AM
    4. I Concur With Julie (pg mentd) - Valerie on May 15, 2013, 10:33 PM
     
  14. Cross post - Help - low dose planned, blood work, thoughts? View Thread - A.L. on May 14, 2013, 3:08 PM
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  16. Hope !!!! Pregnancy mnt View Thread - Ashley on May 14, 2013, 5:12 AM
    1. This is what makes me so mad at idiot doctors! - KarenGH on May 14, 2013, 7:51 AM
      1. I Concur...(pg mentd) - Valerie on May 14, 2013, 11:40 AM
        1. So cool - Nikki on May 14, 2013, 11:56 AM
        2. So glad you shared your story! - KarenGH on May 16, 2013, 10:48 AM
    2. Re: Hope !!!! Pregnancy mnt - Cole on May 15, 2013, 5:42 AM
     
  17. BFN & Mother's Day was just not a good combo for me (mc ment) View Thread - GreenEggsNHam on May 13, 2013, 9:16 PM
    1. sorry - Anonymous on May 14, 2013, 7:08 AM
     
  18. Question: Back to Back natural FET (x-post) View Thread - Jean143 on May 12, 2013, 10:47 AM
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  20. Confused View Thread - Nikki on May 12, 2013, 8:19 AM
    1. sorry to hear the news... - pbean on May 13, 2013, 5:28 AM
      1. Sorry to hear the news... - Nikki on May 14, 2013, 12:09 PM
        1. Re: Sorry to hear the news... - pbean on May 15, 2013, 12:00 PM
     
  21. How to read CDC IVF stats View Thread - Wendy on May 11, 2013, 10:38 PM
    1. Look at your age group and what infertility issues the patient population has - GreenEggsNHam on May 12, 2013, 7:26 AM
      1. Great info - Wendy on May 12, 2013, 2:50 PM
     
  22. Question about slow growing embryo View Thread - JA on May 11, 2013, 2:15 PM
    1. Re: Question about slow growing embryo - Jean143 on May 12, 2013, 10:42 AM
      1. Thanks! And an update - JA on May 12, 2013, 1:30 PM
        1. Re: Thanks! And an update - Izzy2013 on May 14, 2013, 1:06 AM
          1. Thanks for that info - JA on May 14, 2013, 7:58 AM
     
  23. medication screwup - can't get my menopur until tomw View Thread - anon for this please on May 11, 2013, 12:22 PM
    1. Where are you located, I'm wondering if I have some... - Anonymous on May 11, 2013, 1:27 PM
      1. Unfortunately that's too far but thanks!! N/t - Orig poster on May 11, 2013, 2:22 PM
    2. I'd up the dose today of the Gonal F & is NJ close (mc ment - GreenEggsNHam on May 12, 2013, 6:43 AM
      1. Thx... - Shayna on May 12, 2013, 11:17 AM
     
  24. How much med is needed to support two follicles? View Thread - Julie on May 11, 2013, 9:56 AM
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  26. Transfer Tomorrow- Any advice for pre or post transfer? View Thread - emily83 on May 10, 2013, 10:08 AM
    1. Good luck tomorrow! - Amanda on May 10, 2013, 3:09 PM
    2. Good luck - Nancy77 on May 10, 2013, 7:33 PM
    3. Good luck! n/t - Tripplebe on May 11, 2013, 7:26 AM
    4. Thank you- all went well! Transferred 2 8cell embryos! - emily83 on May 11, 2013, 10:23 AM
      1. That's fantastic news! - Amanda on May 11, 2013, 10:33 AM
      2. wow - Buddircup on May 13, 2013, 8:47 AM
     
  27. Supplements during 2ww View Thread - Bec on May 10, 2013, 6:50 AM
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  29. Delayed AF - EPP View Thread - Shayna on May 9, 2013, 4:37 PM
    1. So you usually bleed through progesterone? - Julie on May 9, 2013, 9:56 PM
     
  30. If anyone remembers MLO (sad news) View Thread - KarenGH on May 9, 2013, 12:51 PM
    1. How sad - Summerwind03 on May 9, 2013, 12:54 PM
    2. I do remember her - Jainee on May 10, 2013, 4:27 AM
    3. that is so sad. - lucy999 on May 10, 2013, 8:34 AM
    4. My thoughts and prayers are with her friends and family - Tracy on May 10, 2013, 11:57 AM
    5. Very sad :( - Alli on May 11, 2013, 7:42 PM
    6. I am sorry - Teresa on May 12, 2013, 3:10 AM
    7. Re: If anyone remembers MLO (sad news) - Bina on May 12, 2013, 10:57 PM
     
  31. low AFC question (x-post, OE, DE mentioned) View Thread - pbean on May 8, 2013, 3:31 PM
    1. Re: low AFC question (x-post, OE, DE mentioned) - Jess on May 8, 2013, 5:31 PM
      1. Jess... - pbean on May 9, 2013, 6:25 AM
    2. Yes! (pg ment) - Alli on May 8, 2013, 7:11 PM
      1. Oh and - Alli on May 8, 2013, 7:13 PM
        1. Alli - pbean on May 9, 2013, 6:36 AM
    3. very low here (success, child ment) - jkl on May 9, 2013, 11:01 AM
      1. jkl... - pbean on May 10, 2013, 6:49 PM
     
  32. Natural Start using OPK and DHEA? View Thread - LNE on May 8, 2013, 1:19 PM
    1. Re: Natural Start using OPK and DHEA? - JA on May 8, 2013, 9:32 PM
      1. TI, no IVF - LNE on May 9, 2013, 8:18 AM
        1. Re: TI, no IVF - JA on May 9, 2013, 9:32 PM
     
  33. Cor.nell co-flare protocol question View Thread - Julie on May 8, 2013, 9:04 AM
    1. Julie, how did your cycle go? - Anonymous on May 26, 2013, 2:04 PM
     
  34. Want to do ivf with dr.chec.k View Thread - Nancy77 on May 7, 2013, 7:42 PM
    1. Re: Want to do ivf with dr.chec.k - Tripplebe on May 8, 2013, 7:51 AM
    2. From what I remember... - Anonymous on May 8, 2013, 8:38 AM
    3. Re: Want to do ivf with dr.chec.k - Nancy on May 8, 2013, 1:06 PM
    4. Re: Want to do ivf with dr.chec.k - Jess on May 8, 2013, 5:24 PM
     
  35. Going in for 1st Retrieval Tomorrow....Wish me luck! View Thread - emily83 on May 7, 2013, 4:50 PM
    1. Re: Going in for 1st Retrieval Tomorrow....Wish me luck! - Jen on May 7, 2013, 5:32 PM
    2. Good luck! - JA on May 7, 2013, 5:46 PM
    3. BEST OF LUCK!!! n/t - Shayna on May 7, 2013, 7:55 PM
    4. Good luck - Buddircup on May 8, 2013, 5:24 AM
    5. Thank you for the well wishes!! - emily83 on May 8, 2013, 11:57 AM
    6. Good luck! - Nancy on May 8, 2013, 1:06 PM
    7. 3 were mature and 2 fertilized...keeping fingers crossed... - emily83 on May 9, 2013, 4:43 PM
     
  36. Untitled View Thread - Jen on May 7, 2013, 11:36 AM
    1. Eggs - JA on May 7, 2013, 1:09 PM
      1. Re: Eggs - Jen on May 8, 2013, 4:48 AM
    2. Eggs/Age (pg mentioned) - Valerie on May 7, 2013, 8:48 PM
      1. Re: Eggs/Age (pg mentioned) - Jen on May 8, 2013, 4:50 AM
      2. I'm so glad you exist (DEment) - LNE on May 8, 2013, 9:31 AM
        1. Ovulation - Valerie on May 14, 2013, 11:18 AM
          1. I'm not taking anything right now - LNE on May 15, 2013, 1:58 PM
            1. Sorry it's tough for you.... - Valerie on May 17, 2013, 4:09 PM
              1. I doubt DHEA lowers FSH - LNE on May 21, 2013, 5:10 AM
    3. Re: Untitled - Julie on May 9, 2013, 8:01 AM
     
  37. What do you do - depression? View Thread - Cat on May 7, 2013, 9:14 AM
    1. Not true about therapy and being shut out of adoption - Sara Q on May 7, 2013, 9:50 AM
    2. I'm using any means possible - LNE on May 8, 2013, 6:47 AM
    3. Re: What do you do - depression? - Anon for this on May 8, 2013, 8:32 AM
     
  38. Ugh getting audited for medical expenses. Anyone else?? View Thread - Anon for this on May 6, 2013, 7:08 PM
    1. no but I am very sorry - Tripplebe on May 7, 2013, 12:27 PM
      1. Yes- Turbo Tax and it was "low" % chance of audit - Anon on May 8, 2013, 9:51 AM
    2. Re: Ugh getting audited for medical expenses. Anyone else?? - Houston on May 7, 2013, 12:54 PM
    3. Have not but recently read - Cat on May 8, 2013, 4:24 AM
      1. I've heard that too and it's freaking shady - Anon on May 8, 2013, 9:52 AM
     
  39. Questions about EPP and impact on current cycle View Thread - jess74 on May 6, 2013, 6:44 PM
    1. EPP - JA on May 6, 2013, 9:28 PM
      1. Estrace post ovulation - (child ments) - Cat on May 7, 2013, 5:04 AM
    2. Re: Questions about EPP and impact on current cycle - Julie on May 7, 2013, 10:49 AM
    3. Re: Questions about EPP and impact on current cycle - jess74 on May 7, 2013, 11:18 AM
      1. Estinyl is not very safe - Julie on May 7, 2013, 12:51 PM
     
  40. Update on first L.ife retrieval View Thread - JA on May 6, 2013, 6:25 PM
    1. Congrats! - Julie on May 6, 2013, 8:23 PM
      1. Re: Congrats! - JA on May 6, 2013, 9:24 PM
    2. Glad to hear your ER was successful! - Jean143 on May 7, 2013, 11:03 AM
    3. Awesome! - Nancy on May 8, 2013, 1:08 PM
      1. Thanks Nancy! The egg fertilized. - JA on May 8, 2013, 2:09 PM
     
  41. protocol suggestions View Thread - lg on May 6, 2013, 4:42 PM
    1. Straight Follistim + HGH without EPP - di_nyc on May 6, 2013, 7:11 PM
      1. Re: Straight Follistim + HGH without EPP - lg on May 6, 2013, 7:52 PM
        1. Re: Straight Follistim + HGH without EPP - di_nyc on May 7, 2013, 7:15 PM
        2. Re: Straight Follistim + HGH without EPP - Jess on May 8, 2013, 2:16 PM
          1. thanks, Di & Jess! - Anonymous on May 8, 2013, 7:20 PM
     
  42. X-Post re: PGD View Thread - Anon for this on May 6, 2013, 4:25 PM
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  44. Anyone find a chart of normal.... View Thread - Cat on May 6, 2013, 2:27 PM
    1. I always found this chart helpful - Tracy on May 6, 2013, 4:29 PM
     
  45. New RE View Thread - Bec on May 5, 2013, 6:05 PM
    1. can respond to one of your questions - pbean on May 6, 2013, 5:09 PM
      1. Thanks! What is EPP? - Bec on May 6, 2013, 6:45 PM
        1. EPP: estrogen priming protocol nt - Ashley on May 6, 2013, 7:21 PM
    2. Differing RE opinions - Bec on May 6, 2013, 6:48 PM
     
  46. Elevated Progesterone during AF & Follicular Phase? xpost View Thread - jess74 on May 5, 2013, 8:14 AM
    1. Re: Elevated Progesterone during AF & Follicular Phase? xpost - Houston on May 5, 2013, 4:36 PM
      1. Re: Elevated Progesterone during AF & Follicular Phase? xpost - jess74 on May 6, 2013, 6:51 PM
     
  47. Ivf with dr. C.heck View Thread - Anon on May 5, 2013, 2:46 AM
    1. Yes, it was a good experience even though it didn't work out (m/c & de ment) - Anne on May 5, 2013, 8:43 AM
     
  48. First retrieval at L.ife scheduled for Monday! View Thread - JA on May 3, 2013, 3:25 PM
    1. Good luck JA!!! - Hazel on May 3, 2013, 4:42 PM
      1. Thanks Hazel! n/t - JA on May 3, 2013, 6:27 PM
    2. Good Luck..I will be there too! - Jean143 on May 3, 2013, 7:09 PM
      1. GOOD LUCK to you too! - JA on May 3, 2013, 7:17 PM
    3. Sending you so much good luck!! - Sara Q on May 3, 2013, 11:40 PM
      1. Thanks my friend - JA on May 4, 2013, 5:56 PM
    4. Good luck - Nancy77 on May 4, 2013, 4:56 PM
      1. Thanks Nancy! - JA on May 4, 2013, 5:55 PM
        1. Re: Thanks Nancy! - Nancy77 on May 4, 2013, 7:26 PM
          1. can I ask you about the chlorophyll? - jess74 on May 5, 2013, 10:29 AM
            1. Chlorophyll - JA on May 5, 2013, 2:13 PM
              1. Re: Chlorophyll - jess74 on May 6, 2013, 6:48 PM
    5. @ JA & Jean143 - jess74 on May 5, 2013, 10:25 AM
      1. Thank you for sending positive vibes.... - Jean143 on May 7, 2013, 10:58 AM
    6. Thinking about you today, JA! - Hazel on May 6, 2013, 7:48 AM
    7. Fingers crossed for you that today went well! n/t - Buddircup on May 6, 2013, 12:15 PM
     
  49. cross post phone discussion on dealing with Mothers Day feelings View Thread - birdy1600 on May 3, 2013, 10:35 AM
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  51. weird CD2 numbers, now what? ugh! (xpost) View Thread - jess74 on May 2, 2013, 4:24 PM
    1. Re: weird CD2 numbers, now what? ugh! (xpost) - Houston on May 3, 2013, 9:08 AM
      1. Re: weird CD2 numbers, now what? ugh! (xpost) - jess74 on May 3, 2013, 12:26 PM
     
  52. FSH jump - very shocked (x-post) View Thread - Sara Q on May 2, 2013, 1:37 PM
    1. FSH jumps - Erin on May 2, 2013, 1:59 PM
      1. Thanks Erin! (BFP; mentioned) - Sara Q on May 3, 2013, 11:51 PM
    2. Re: FSH jump - very shocked (x-post) - Houston on May 3, 2013, 8:13 AM
      1. Thanks Houston! - Sara Q on May 3, 2013, 11:54 PM
    3. FSH does fluctuate (pg mentioned) - Valerie on May 4, 2013, 8:13 AM
      1. FSH -Quesiton for Valerie - Nikki on May 6, 2013, 3:58 PM
        1. Yes... - Valerie on May 7, 2013, 11:57 AM
          1. FSH & cycles - Nikki on May 7, 2013, 5:42 PM
            1. Just curious... - Valerie on May 7, 2013, 8:40 PM
              1. Just curious FSH - Nikki on May 8, 2013, 5:54 AM
              2. Just curious FSH - Nikki on May 8, 2013, 5:59 AM
              3. Re: Just curious... - Nikki on May 10, 2013, 5:46 PM
                1. Not sure... - Valerie on May 14, 2013, 11:50 AM
                  1. Not sure...thanks Val - Nikki on May 14, 2013, 12:17 PM
     
  53. IVF: antrals drop after 4 days of stimulation View Thread - Julie on May 2, 2013, 8:52 AM
    1. It's possible - LenaPA on May 2, 2013, 4:47 PM
    2. Agree that it's possible - Izzy2013 on May 2, 2013, 7:09 PM
    3. Re: IVF: antrals drop after 4 days of stimulation - Houston on May 3, 2013, 8:14 AM
     
  54. Starting to think I need to be on HRT or some other form of hormones... View Thread - E on May 1, 2013, 3:54 PM
    1. Yep I feel it too - Loveneverends or lzz on May 3, 2013, 5:41 AM
      1. Re: Yep I feel it too - Anonymous on May 3, 2013, 5:43 AM
    2. I'm feeling so crappy lately that I'm even considering BCP - E on May 3, 2013, 7:46 AM
     
  55. Doctor/Center Souther CA View Thread - Nikki on May 1, 2013, 3:40 PM
    1. Where in Southern CA are you? - Elizabeth on May 2, 2013, 9:16 AM
      1. Southern CA - Nikki on May 2, 2013, 12:10 PM
        1. Re: Southern CA - Elizabeth on May 2, 2013, 4:27 PM
          1. Thank you - Nikki on May 6, 2013, 4:00 PM
     
  56. Another @ Valerie and Winnie View Thread - Nancy on May 1, 2013, 9:18 AM
    1. sorry - just got this now! - winnie on May 10, 2013, 8:39 AM
     
  57. natural antioxidant and/or androgen supplementation study View Thread - Bec on Apr 30, 2013, 6:20 PM
    1. Re: natural antioxidant and/or androgen supplementation study - Izzy2013 on Apr 30, 2013, 6:42 PM
    2. Looks like it is DHEA and acai berry - Izzy2013 on Apr 30, 2013, 6:56 PM
      1. Acai Berry - Bec on Apr 30, 2013, 7:33 PM
    3. I tried DHEA - JA on Apr 30, 2013, 7:42 PM
    4. Several fertility smoothies out there - Cat on May 1, 2013, 7:41 AM
    5. Re: natural antioxidant and/or androgen supplementation study - lg on May 1, 2013, 8:09 PM
     
  58. Looking for feedback on particular RE View Thread - Newbie on Apr 30, 2013, 5:16 PM
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