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Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 7:33pm

new member icsi question

Hi everyone, my husband and i have just had the offer of icsi, which we accepted. Can anyone tell me the difference between short and long protocol? I had my blood test and bmi checked months ago so do I have to have it checked again before my pre treatment consultation. Blood test is scheduled for next mon and ptc the following, but my day 21 falls inbetween the two. :) :) :)
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Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 7:38pm

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Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 7:43pm

Hi whimbush, I have only ever done long protocol I'm afraid, I went on the OCP for about 3 weeks and then started down regging with Buserelin, including the OCP mine took 5/6 weeks.

I wouldn't have thought they would do more bloods if it was only a few months back.

Wishing you so much luck for your treatment xx

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Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 9:30pm

Hi and welcome to :FZ:
The difference between long and short is that the short one is quicker and avoids the long down regulation phase.
Good luck with your treatment!

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Monday, November 11th 2013, 4:36pm

Hi Whimbush did your appointment go .we have our first pre treatment appointment on 19 Nov .I am not sure how long is the process? :whistling:

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Monday, November 11th 2013, 6:19pm

The apps went well. Waiting on our schedule coming in the post tomorrow. I start my spray on the 24th November, on it for 4weeks. Then injections for near 2weeks. EC is on the 2nd January :) :)

How are your patience holding up waiting on apps?
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