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Laparoscopy before IVF?

Dear Robert, I’ve just read your Essential Fertility Guide book, and caught the tail end of your discussion with Vanessa Feltz during one of her recent BBC Radio London shows. I’m 34 years old, trying to conceive for 2 years. Recently diagnosed with 2 endometriomas on right and left ovaries (15x29x27mm), HSG show tubes are clear, thyroid and hormone tests

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IVF is your only option

Dear Professor Winston, I have come across this question and answer page and found it very interesting. I really appreciate you giving people the chance to ask an expert and to get your opinion.. Both my husband and I (36years) have been together for 18 years. We don’t have any kids and started trying in 2009. I had been on

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Blocked fallopian tubes?

Dear Professor Winston, A couple of years ago I was diagnosed with damaged tubes … they are all bendy, and we were told we had minimal chance of getting pregnant. We were also told thatIVF was the best option, and as it was only a ‘transport’ issue should be successful. I have since had three failed rounds of IVF. I

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Secondary infertility

Dear Professor Winston, I am currently 39 years old. We have been trying to conceive our second child for over 3 years. Our first child was conceived naturally in 2008 without any medication/support after 14 months of trying. We had some initial hormonal blood tests, sperm count and I had a HyCosy but no issues were found. We started to

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Clomiphene and ovulation

Dear Professor Winston I am interested in your thoughts on the use of clomifene in a case of unexplained infertility (secondary). I have had two pregnancies previously, one of which was unsuccessful as it was partially molar and the second, happily, led to the birth of my son in 2009 (by emergency section). In both these cases, I became pregnant

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