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Wednesday, November 5th 2008, 9:18pm

Ahh the plan of attack!! :D

well, it's kind of to de-stress, send my hubby away to work (!!), take a big break from TTC, make friends, finally settle in my new country ...yada yada yada!

I kinda posted it here:
Recurrant Miscarriage/Chemical Pregnancies & Low Progesterone
which is more or less becoming my very own diary eh!!!

hope all's still well at your end hon 88)

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Friday, November 7th 2008, 9:39am

Vanessa - In reply to your questions about Beer. The test you have had for NK's was only for levels in your uterus. The NK assay looks at other markers and it may be that you have other levels that may be high. I have high NK's but not in the uterus.

Once you send your records off (after signing up online with Beer) the turnaround is pretty quick. You should have heard something about a week later....Once we had our tests done and sent off we had results back about 10 days later but the wait to go through them with the doctor was about 2 weeks after that...Once you have your results you can work out what is wrong and probably needed treatment wise before your consultation...so it gives you time before you speak with the doctor to get your questions together.

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Friday, November 7th 2008, 12:10pm

I'm still good Vanessa, thanks for asking.


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Thursday, November 20th 2008, 2:56pm

Hi Ladies

How you all doing?

Me is ok feeling bit down this week :sadface: got our second negative, second cycle and it does get you down. Back on the vitamins I think. I stopped my vitamins 2 months ago thinking that maybe my immune system would change, work less from doing this but apparently not! Alan Beer reckons you need to be as healthy as possible so your immune system will work as it should. If we were unhealthy or lacking in nutrients it would mean our immune systems would have to overwork therefore making it harder to distinguish what it needs to kill and what it doesn't. I do feel different from not taking them, its taken a while but the last two weeks I have felt really tired and like I am coming down with something but nada!

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Thursday, November 20th 2008, 10:50pm

Oh hon, sorry to hear you're a wee bit down, just think it's gonna be 3rd cycle lucky though I'm sure ...& what a wonderful Christmas prezzie that'll be eh!
Keep positive :smile:

We've been a wee bit quieter recently eh, just biding our time :pray:
Lisa how are you doing girly???? :hugs:

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Friday, November 21st 2008, 9:56am

Hey Scotwife,

I'm good still. Just waiting for a scan on monday to make sure everything is ok. My hcg levels have been going up well, so i'm hoping it will be ok.

Thanks for asking hun x x

Blondie...... Sorry about the failed cycles hun, it took 7 months for me to achieve my positive, so please don't lose hope. However, it is the most frustrating thing in the world!!! Lots of luck to you x x

Lots of love to all of you ladies x x x x
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Friday, November 21st 2008, 10:12am

Thank you Scotwife and Lisa blowkiss

Lisa - keeping everything crossed for you for Monday xfingers
Let us know how you get on.

Scotwife - hope you are enjoying your break

Hi to you too Mel :D

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Friday, November 21st 2008, 10:19am

Mel - let us know how you get on with Shehata. I know that some women can be on 40mg :8o: I know that I wouldn't take anymore as they do nothing for my NK's but lots of women do succeed with steroids and it could be that extra dosage makes all the difference :D

I wonder if he will grace you with his presence :snigger: we always end up waiting an extra hour to even get seen!

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Friday, November 21st 2008, 1:07pm

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Originally posted by Lisey
Hey Scotwife,
I'm good still. Just waiting for a scan on monday to make sure everything is ok. My hcg levels have been going up well, so i'm hoping it will be ok.


Excellent! Best wishes for the scan on Monday ...what are you now?
...7 weeks??
So good that you've been having your HCG levels monitored too, makes things a little less anxious and unknown eh! :smile:

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Oct07 Dec07 Mar08 & Apr08 - biochemical pregs
June08 @7wks (baby aspirin)
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Friday, November 21st 2008, 1:10pm

Quoted

Originally posted by Blondie
Scotwife - hope you are enjoying your break
xx


Actually, I am :smile:
It's Day 1 of EWCM today and it feels such a relief to know that this isn't the start of the countdown to feeling sick and knicker watching!!!

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Friday, November 21st 2008, 1:38pm

Yeah, 7 weeks tomorrow hun.

Can't quite believe it still!!!

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Friday, November 21st 2008, 6:09pm

Hi Lisey,
how exciting, fingers crossed for Monday, keep us posted.

Blondie, Mr Shehata did NOT grace me with his presence today!!! Have written a bit about it on a diary i have started. Hope your feeling a little better today?

Vanessa, i know what you mean about the relief of not having to start checking and counting!!!
Takecare everyone
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Friday, November 28th 2008, 5:58am

Lisey, hope all went well on Monday hon :smile:


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June08 @7wks (baby aspirin)
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Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 10:37am

Hi Ladies

How are you all?

Lisa - I hope you are ok, I know you had your scan Monday xx

I am ok, after various conversations with AB centre and Paul Armstrong we have decided not to try this month. Several reasons really. Mainly we are going to try IVIG pre conception as we haven't conceived so far and also going to add clomid to all the other drugs in the hope I will definately ovulate so January its full steam ahead on a full protocol, including fragmin, aspirin, prednisalone. God my poor liver won't know what's hit it! It's quite nice and a relief to know that we are not trying this month, what with it being christmas, means we dont' have to stress about it and can go out and have a few drinks too :D Tis the season to be merry

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Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 12:13pm

Hi Blondie,
sounds a good idea to wait till January and try with the clomid and pre-concep ivig, am glad Armstrong got back to you, what would we do without these immuno/fertility specialists and the internet! Like yourself we are now waiting till next year, felt strange not to be doing all the drugs etc this month but also a kind of relief aswell if that makes sense as already dont feel so anxious about checking and symptom spotting etc...!
Lets hope 2009 is all of our's year to celebrate with our dreams coming true
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Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 12:17pm

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Originally posted by mel10
Lets hope 2009 is all of our's year to celebrate with our dreams coming true
:smile:


Here here!!! :smile:


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Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 1:21pm

So all three of us are having at least December off? It does feel weird but does relieve some pressure and what with it being party season we can all get merry if we wish :cheers:

I think 2009 will our year :D

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Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 5:10pm

I'm feeling so chilled at the mo I was tempted this month ...but the thought of Christmas merriment swayed me!!! :happy:

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Wednesday, December 3rd 2008, 5:09pm

so scotwife any news with you hun?
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Thursday, December 4th 2008, 10:20am

...well last tuesday I got to go for those blood tests my GP set me up for - however the practice nurse had such a hard time getting blood out of me (this happens all the time!) she only managed to fill half the amount of vials - and even those she did do were only half full!!! So in the end they weren't any good!

So I went back this Tues and she managed to fill up all the vials first time!! Yippee!!

But then I got a phonecall from the surgery that night saying there had been a label mix up with my blood and they were void and needed doing again!!!!

So I go back for 3rd attempt this morning!!!!! Wish me luck!!!!

Rubbish eh!!! :smile:

Did you get my post on your diary??

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Thursday, December 4th 2008, 10:51am

good luck hun, i hope you veins are willing today
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Monday, December 22nd 2008, 5:14pm

It's all gone quiet on here, where is everybody?

It's good to see a few more girls have started diaries.

We just need to chatter some more!

My AF hopefully arrives this week and I start clomid for the first time just to make sure I am ovulating so hopefully no side effects. Booked my first IVIG or rather paid for it but should be having it in January. Fingers crossed for all of us we have a new years gift of sorts.

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Tuesday, December 23rd 2008, 10:50pm

Hiya Blondie!

...I'm still abouts!
....we're just down in Cornwall the now at home with the parents for Christmas!!

Happy Christmas to all ...and praying that 2009 is good to us all :happy:

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Friday, December 26th 2008, 10:45am

Hi Vanessa

Nice to hear your still around :D

Hope you had a lovely christmas and yes here's hoping 2009 is our year!

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Tuesday, January 6th 2009, 10:52am

Hi Ladies

Well I am on day 12 and after getting a positive OPK on Sunday got a negative one last night... ?( so I think it was a false positive due to the clomid, so all that bedding over the weekend was in vain! :snigger: Had a night off last night, phew....bloomin hard work all this bedding. If I am not bedding I am working out :happy:

How is everyone else doing?

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Monday, March 9th 2009, 10:58pm

Hi ladies,

How are you all doing? Sorry I haven't caught up with you in so long.

Very sorry Vanessa to read about your latest m/c. My thoughts are with you honey.

Have had quitea traumatic time recently. My results from Care were worse than I expected - ATAs, elevated NKs, MTHFR (homo), elevated cytokines, etc... Also found out fro L'pool that I have uterine NKs (at 6.8%). George wanted me on Humira but I've refused this as I have Lupus. Had another m/c in January.

Since then I've had two intralipid infusions. I've been doing so much research on IL working for cytokine and found some very interesting patent information today which will post if anyone is interested. So anxious about ttc again and whether what I've done so far will help. Acupuncture rocks though, and it has def changed my peroids.

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Tuesday, March 10th 2009, 9:19am

Hi KT

Lovely to hear from you. So sorry to read you had a m/c :sadface:

Are you having treatment with CARE, what was their recommendation for your treatment other than Humira? What is IL?

I too will be having intralipids but hopefully when we get pregnant rather than before. It is suggested we have it before but going to try without.

I too started acupuncture and horrible herbs. She has recommended that we not try for at least 3 cycles which is quite hard. But I agree about the periods, this month I have ovulated around day 15/16 which is better than day 19-21 so I think it is improving my cycle. I have had 3 treatments so far.

What were your NK levels before and after Intralipids?

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Tuesday, March 10th 2009, 11:28am

Ah KT, lovely to hear from you (have been thinkin 'bout you and wonderin how you were doin) but so sorry to hear you had another m/c too :hugs:
I so hope your new treatments will do the trick next time around hun - keep us posted :pray:
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Tuesday, March 10th 2009, 3:18pm

Hi Kt

We've not met before .....in fact I've not been on this thread before :innocent: but I'm a newbie in the immunology world.

So sorry to hear about your mc hon :cuddle


Quoted

Originally posted by KT75

Since then I've had two intralipid infusions. I've been doing so much research on IL working for cytokine and found some very interesting patent information today which will post if anyone is interested. KT.


I had Humira at the start of the year which brought my cytokines down from 42 to 36.6. Still above the top level but George was happy to stick to just two jabs. however, he's also recommended intralipids for me so I'd be really interested in the information you mentioned up there ^^^. (if I'm right and assuming that IL is intralipids ?( )

I'm going to have intralipids day 6-9 of stimms which will be in a couple of weeks.

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Friday, March 13th 2009, 11:16pm

Hi All,

Great to hear from you too.

Blondie - I'll also be on steroids, clexane and progesterone. I'm currently taking fish oils, BA, wobenzym, lots of folic acid and B6+12, thyroxine and selenium. Quite a cocktail! So glad that acu is working for you. Hope your cycles go better now that you're ovulating earlier. Have you been ttc this month?

My NK results are:
NK Assay (% killed) Panel
50:1 22.4%
25:1 13.9%
12.5:1 7.4%

IgG conc 12.5 50:1 11.3%
IgG conc 12.5 25:1 10.0%
IgG conc 6.25 50:1 10.4%
IgG conc 6.25 25:1 7.7%

% CD3 77.2%
CD19 3.5%
CD56 18.2%
CD19+cells, CD5+ 8.6%

I haven't re-tested and probably won't, as money is tight and as I can't take humira/afford IVIG this is it for me!

Duffymoon I've just re-read the patent application is (http://www.pharmcast.com/Patents/Yr2001/…Cells103001.htm) and am not sure how useful it is. It seems to be about measuring auto-antigens and so the effectiveness of treatments to reduce T cell mediated diseases, rather than the effectiveness of intralipid. I dowloaded some other articles about the use of intralipid but they're on my work computer. Will post them next week.
When you say that you'll be having IL on day 6-9 of stimms, is that cycle day 6-9? Sorry if I'm being thick but I don't yet know IVF terminology!

Take care all

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Sunday, March 22nd 2009, 4:23pm

Eek,

Lost all my bookmarks at work. Here's one article though on IL and how they alter cytokines: http://pen.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/24/2/113

Will keep searching.

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Dont know if this thread is running anymore but can anyone shed some light on
Gene c677t, i've had my immunology results back my nk cells are high and now this gene thingy.

any info will be appreciated

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Wednesday, April 8th 2009, 4:05pm

Hi Twinkletoes

Yes this is still going but not much chatter at the moment, I think most people chat in their diaries.

I believe the Gene C677t is to do with blood clotting. If you google it you will find some info on it. I had all the immune tests done too and I had an inherited blood clotting disorder as well as an acquired one (APA). I don't believe it's a big issue. In my case it means that I need blood thinners in pregnancy.

What were your NK results?

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Wednesday, April 8th 2009, 6:21pm

Hey Blondie thanks for reply, i've tried googling the gene c677t but its way to technical for me lol, didnt make any sense of it at all lol, think its some kind of deficiency b12 i think, and blood clotting?? oh i dont know lol

oh my nk cells were 13 .8, just slightly over think the range was 2-11??

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Thursday, April 9th 2009, 8:52am

I had a quick look and it looks like a blood clotting issue and not metabolising B-Vitamins. If it is this is it easily fixable :D

Your NK levels are a little high but nothing to worry about, am sure if any treatment is required they may suggest steroids...Mine were at 22% :scared:

When do you see your consultant to go through the results?

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Thursday, April 9th 2009, 3:46pm

Hi Blondie, well icsi Pixie gave me some great links to read through which were in laymans terms lol, but still baffled me somewhat lol, but yes think we are both right, and fingers crossed fixable, i do and have taken vitamin suppliments for several years along with folic acid, so unsure what they are going to give me for this, so will wait to see.
Got my appt with cons tomorrow, but just wanted a little knowledge myself first as her first language isnt english, so obviously she doesnt know how to explain the ways i could understand you know lol.

but anyhows hoping tomorrow will shed a little light for me.

Thanks again for your help.

Have you had any medication to lower your nk levels?

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Saturday, April 11th 2009, 3:15pm

Hi

I have previously tried steroids but still miscarried so they believe that I need IVIG prior and during pregnancy (I am trying naturally). We did do a IVIG in Jan this year and a couple of months later my NK's had gone down to 14% so this did work but doesn't stay in the system. For my next pregnancy we will do IVIG or Intralipids and hope that these bring them down.

Let us know how your appointment goes

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Monday, August 31st 2009, 7:43pm

Where did you girls have your ivig ? and can you have this on nhs anywhere or is it private only ? I read its a thousand a shot a lot of money isnt it :sadface:

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Monday, December 14th 2009, 2:03pm

testing in Spain?

Hello there,

I have been undergoing IVF with egg donor, but we
can't use my donor (my sister) anymore in the future, we have been
recommended by my gyn to go and try in Spain.
Does anyone know if they do immune testing in any of the clinics in Spain (Valencia, Barcelona, etc.) aswell?
I am really keen to get tested and apparently Spain is really good for IVF with egg donation...

Thanks :-)

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Monday, December 14th 2009, 3:18pm

Hi there, I am just thinking about getting tested for all this stuff.

I had a BFP first time but lost at 6.5 weeks, second time had 2 good blastos and BFN, and third cycle 2 top 8 cell day 3 and BFN.

I have an appointment with my cons on 21 december, What tests should I ask for? I am really scared as I thought all that was wrong with me was blocked tubes.

Does anyone know how much the test cost?

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Monday, December 14th 2009, 5:59pm

Hello!

Hello girls!!

How are you all?

I was just looking back at the old posts from this time last year.
It made me quite sad as I was pregnant this time last year and
had to have the pregnancy terminated just before christmas as
the baby had died.
Very sad memories of christmas last year :-(

We later found out the sex of the baby - A little Girl.
I'm still hurting over that if i'm honest, even though I
have lost more since.

Hope everyone's ok, has anyone got enywhere with this nightmare this year?

My Humira treatment is holding out, but I am sneakily on the steroids too,
to help the cytokines stay down.
However, the killer cells are still rife and I'm waiting until I next get pregnant
to have IVIG, which should hopefully work.

Been trying to get pregnant naturally for months now.
It's 9 months this month for trying and 10 months since my last miscarriage,
which was in Feb 09.

This rollercoaster is getting so tedious, will it ever happen??!!!

Lots of Love,

Lisey x x x x x x x x x




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