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Thursday, December 6th 2007, 3:21pm

SEDATION QUESTIONS

Which is the best? Im very scared as ive been told it hurts like hell!

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Thursday, December 6th 2007, 4:00pm

My last one was a delight... G.A. and no groggyness afterwards! Did not hurt at all!
Like a mild period ache later in the day...

I was perfectly OK the day after (today) and have been running around (no swimming though) and been working (physical work that is, lots of lifting).
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Thursday, December 6th 2007, 4:01pm

RE: Sedation or General for egg collection?

Hi Graciekat,

I had sedation for my egg collection and it totally knocked me out and i dont remember a thing,woke up in my room an hour after they had finished!!!! Did not hurt at all just a bit sore and bloated for a few days after...
Please try not to worry,im sure you will be fine,they said to me that i would know what was going on and would be able to see them moving around me but i have no memory at all which is great,i was under for 45 mins as i had 17 eggs collected and i felt fine when i woke....when are you due to have it? x x x
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Thursday, December 6th 2007, 4:24pm

i had sedation both times

first time i slept through it second time is was lighter and i was awake

i enjoy ec and i really honestly say it doesn't hurt, i had a few uncomfy bits like af pain and thats it
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Thursday, December 6th 2007, 4:27pm

I had a GA the first time and only had mild discomfort after. Second time I had bog all! We used a clinic in Norway 2nd time and they don't use sedation. they just give you a local anaesthetic in your uterus and some morphine after. Was hell and I wouldn't recommend it! I am having a sedation next time and the nurse said I could have as much as I want!
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Thursday, December 6th 2007, 5:14pm

Hi Graciekat,

I had my EC today and had sedation, I can honestly say it didn't hurt at all and I felt nothing, the pain relief is FAB ! I was out for about 20 minutes, remember the needle going in my hand (that hurt, but I am a baby!!), the next thing I knew I was awake with DH sittin beside me. I had 9 follies, 7 of which are ready for injecting, maybe one straggler. Try not to worry, I was worried and I can honestly say, it is fine...

I do have a dull ache in my tummy now but it's just like a period pain, it's not awful at all.

Best of luck with it all :smile:

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Thursday, December 6th 2007, 6:15pm

My first EC was hell... so I really didn't want to do it again!!! but then last wednesday life was peachy! It was a lovely experience :D
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Thursday, December 6th 2007, 7:11pm

I had sedation. I was out of it and talking nonsense........ at first. however, the first ovary took so long that the sedation started wear off and I felt most of the second one, and it hurt like hell. Its rare that happens tho. There are pro's and cons to both. If I went thru it again, I would still go for sedation. I don't react well to GA and would rather take the (low!) risk of the pain.

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Thursday, December 6th 2007, 8:48pm

I've had a GA every time. My clinic didn't offer the choice (I had lots of eggs so that might have something to do with it). GA has more risk to it, but the risk with a GA is still extremely low. I would say it depends on your nervous constitution. If you know you are highly strung, then maybe a GA is the best idea, but if you're scared but only normally so (!?! I hope you know what I'm trying to say!), then sedation would be equally good.

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Thursday, December 6th 2007, 9:06pm

I had sedation for both of mine but cant remember a thing from either collection and recovered quickly afterwards - did not find the procedure painful but did have some discomfort after the second one. Not as bad as I had thought it would be though xx


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Thursday, December 6th 2007, 10:05pm

Hi

I had sedation for mine, they took me into theatre awake and gave me the drugs just before they started. I don't remember a thing but the Dr came to see me after and said all was well. I did have a strange recollection something hurt - but absolutley no pain and def don't remember - she said I shouted Oh S**t so gave me more sedation lol
Slept the rest of the day away, period type pain next day

Hope this helps a little.



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Thursday, December 6th 2007, 10:31pm

I had sedation. Didn't feel a thing both times. I was right as rain afterwards the first time. The 2nd time, I had quite a bit of pain after.
Take it as it comes and try not to think about it too much. Plan on resting the rest of the day and perhaps the next. All the best.

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Thursday, December 6th 2007, 11:41pm

RE: Sedation or General for egg collection?

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Originally posted by MELISSA

I had sedation for my egg collection and it totally knocked me out and i dont remember a thing,woke up in my room an hour after they had finished!!!!



was the same for me too.... try not to worry, i know its hard hard not to.
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Friday, December 7th 2007, 9:14am

:DHi ..
I was sedated and dint wake up right the way through, infact its anice experiance, woke up with DP next to me and was talking mumble jumble for a bit, then went bacl to sleep and all was well, bit sore after but nothing to worry about!
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Friday, December 7th 2007, 10:24am

:hi:

I had a GA - my clinic recommend it and 95% have it there.

You go to sleep.
You have a nice dream.
You wake up and get told you have some lovely eggies
You go back to sleep
You wake up 20 mins later and get told you have some lovely eggies again - cos by this time you've forgotten anything that was said when you first come round!! rotf

Felt slight discomfort on getting dressed etc but managed a wee before leaving the hospital - I was pretty sore for a couple of days but each day you feel so much better.

Hope this helps!! :goodluck:

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Friday, December 7th 2007, 4:18pm

did we not had a thread about this before somewhere ?(

anyway i prefer GA which i had with my icsi treatment. i hate neddle and the thought of that long thing going inside me is enough to pass me out

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Friday, December 7th 2007, 7:23pm

thanks everyone!
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Friday, December 7th 2007, 10:59pm

I was sedated and was out cold dont remember a thing!
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Saturday, December 8th 2007, 11:17am

like most i was told i would have sedation. but i was asleep through out the procedure. woke up in recovery room. dont remener a thing. not even a dream.

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Saturday, December 8th 2007, 12:27pm

I was like Limpet and not offered sedation - had GA both times

Think i wld preferred it especially as i dont produce many eggs - think i wld have felt really tense watching them do it


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Saturday, December 8th 2007, 12:27pm

GAs *do* have risks.

However.... I had sedation for both of mine & the second one I had OHSS and way too many eggs so they increased the sedation and unfortunately they over sedated & I stopped breathing & they lost my heartbeat for a short while, so, whilst I dont want to scare anyone, I do want to point out that both methods have risks.

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Tuesday, December 11th 2007, 7:49pm

Bloody hell sunshine, you have freaked me right out!!! I don't like sedation as it slows down my breathing and it freaks me out but you gotta do what you gotta do.

The first time I had sedation all was fine, apparantly I yapped all the way through and my dh could hear me coming all the way back from theatre lol and I was absolutely fine.

The second sedation I remember e/c hurting at first but they increased my sedation cause I was panicking and I felt well sick after and didn't talk hardly at all. Was a bit in pain after.

Lets hope my third one is pain free and I don't stop breathing on the operating table!!!

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Wednesday, December 12th 2007, 11:54am

sorry - I dont want to scare you! but there *are* risks, and you need to be aware of them.

that said, sedation *is* safer than GA....

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Wednesday, December 12th 2007, 12:31pm

i have my notes from clinic and you can see how blood pressure drops
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Wednesday, December 12th 2007, 12:53pm

I had sedation for EC, Midazolam and a Voltarol pessary at the time of EC for the pain following.
Don't remember a thing and was supposedly talking rubbish all the way through, giving the thumbs up sign every time they got an egg.. :smile:
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Wednesday, December 12th 2007, 2:06pm

I had sedation and it gave me Hic ups - ever tried having eggs pulled out ya lady bits whilst hic up ing whoops3.

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Sunday, March 16th 2008, 8:27pm

Local Anesthetic - am I nuts?

Hello Ladies,

I was given the option to be knocked out or given a local anesthetic for EC. There are less complications with local and DH can come into theatre and talk to me while it is being done.

So, the question is: Am I NUTS? Is this going to hurt like hell?!

I know a lot of ladies get GA, but anyone recently had local? EC is in 9 days.....


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Sunday, March 16th 2008, 8:28pm

Hi - can't help - but would really like to know what everyone thinks to this.. Hope EC goes well whatever you decide..
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Sunday, March 16th 2008, 8:30pm

RE: Local Anesthetic - am I nuts?

Hi i have had both done with different surgical procedures and i prefer local as i was really sick with the other its not too painful either.

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Sunday, March 16th 2008, 8:30pm

I had sedation for mine. Was high as a kite!!! Yes, I felt the last bit, but don't remember the pain, only that I felt it. It was nice having DH in with me tho. Apparently, when they shouted they had found the first egg, I mumbled something to DH like ''ooooohhhhhh, just think, that could be our baby!'' I would say not nuts!

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Sunday, March 16th 2008, 8:31pm

Nope you should be fine you are almost semi consious, i was ok a couple of hours after and made a 3 hour journey home.
Felt a bit of a pain to begin but the gave me more drugs next thing I was done and in recovery. A little queezy after, no spotting or anything all though they said i might.
I spent thenext day on sofa a bit tired, but A LOT beter then i expected

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Sunday, March 16th 2008, 8:31pm

Ok, stupid question. Is sedation the same as local anesthetic?

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Sunday, March 16th 2008, 8:33pm

I had sedation and it totally knocked me out,did not know anything about it,was great!!! (not sure if that is the same as local though?!) x
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Sunday, March 16th 2008, 8:33pm

Hi Qwerty

As I understand it, EC is more painful the more follies they are collecting, so with me laying 26 I was pleased to have had the GA, indeed I've had it twice now. However, if I was laying under say 12, then perhaps the local might be a more favourable option ?

I was only out for the count for half an hour each time, didn't feel anything at all and didn't feel ill/sick afterwards.

The other positive (for me) with the GA was that I was completely unconscious throughout so my blushes were spared if you know what I mean.

Good luck with what ever you decide.
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Sunday, March 16th 2008, 8:34pm

Oh I just remembered I got the Hiccups as I had first shots of drugs Consultant was laughing saying it was like I was drunk....so glad i was in la la land.
And when i was heeled to recovery i said to Nurse hey that was ok, Piece of P**S,
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Sunday, March 16th 2008, 8:35pm

I had 25 eggs collected and was ok, its more dependent on how easy it is to reach your overys, how good the consulant is, and yes possibly the amount but in my case i was fine with a large amount. :smile:
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Sunday, March 16th 2008, 8:36pm

Kind of the same imagine local and a bottle of whiskey :D
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Sunday, March 16th 2008, 8:41pm

Thanks ladies. As long as I am fairly high then I suppose it will be ok! :snigger:

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Sunday, March 16th 2008, 8:41pm

i was not given the option and always have sedation and was awake through most of my second ec

if i was offered local i would deffo do it, its really interesting to watch
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Monday, March 17th 2008, 7:57pm

i have had sedation and missed the whole thing which worked well for me - out for the count!! xfingers for you and lots of nice eggies xxx

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Tuesday, March 18th 2008, 7:41am

You'll be fine whichever you decide but it really is a personal preference.x

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Tuesday, March 18th 2008, 4:28pm

I have only been offered sedation, I thought this meant I would be awake and feel the pain (as it were) and have been worried about it.

From what you lot seem to be saying, sedation could be fine. I have been given tomazipan tablets and have to take one the night before and I will be given an IV (also known as sticky in the back of the hand) - do they sedate you through that then?
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Wednesday, March 19th 2008, 1:57pm

I didn't had an option, I as given a GA and worked fine for me as I have heard EC can be painful.
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Wednesday, March 19th 2008, 2:45pm

Hi I havent gone down the route yet of IVF, but I think it would be amazing & so interesting to watch and have your DH with you

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Wednesday, March 19th 2008, 3:28pm

My clinic only do sedation so I didn't have a choice. I was absolutely terrified when I went in for my first EC and kept muttering about how there should be a law and everyone should have to be given a GA. However, they sedated me and I slept through the whole thing and afterwards I felt silly making such a fuss.
This time round apparently I was talking to them and my con was worried that the sedation hadn't worked properly but I have no recollection of any of it apart from the very last follie so I'd probably choose sedation over GA now as the recovery is so much easier.
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Wednesday, March 19th 2008, 3:42pm

Gosh I wish I'd noticed this before! I don't know yet if I will get the choice, but am pretty petrified of sedation or GA, so if local actually works, would quite like to be properly conscious. So Qwerty if your EC is before mine (highly likely), I'd be really interested in your experience. I think I am afraid of not knowing what's going on and not being entirely in control, why didn't that bother me when getting extremely drunk (not done that for years now!).


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Friday, August 1st 2008, 9:22am

EC - sedation vs general

Hello there,

I was just wondering what people's experiences of ec was under sedation vs under general anaesthetic? I've got ec on either Sunday or Monday and the doctor asked me today which I wanted. I've opted for sedation, but when I told DH he's started to make me worry by saying won't it hurt. Obviously he doesn't have the experience, so I wanted to see what everyone else's was....

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Friday, August 1st 2008, 9:24am

I would go for general any day! I love the feeling of being put under :)
Also, you don't feel woozy afterwards (or I didn't at least but where I think that sedatives takes longer to leave your system?)

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Friday, August 1st 2008, 10:34am

I don't know much...other than general is more dangerous with higher risks...

I guess it is up to you, but I would only do general if there was really no other way e.g major surgery!

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Friday, August 1st 2008, 10:39am

There is a thread here with the same discussion, which should help

Sedation or General for egg collection?



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