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ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS) is an over response to the use of ovulation induction medications, especially injected medications. Women with OHSS have enlarged ovaries and an increase of fluid leaking from the blood capillaries causing fluid to accumulate in the abdomen. Onset of OHSS symptoms typically occurs soon after egg retrieval and can last a couple of days to a week or two depending on the severity.

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Your Estradiol Level Is…

During your stimulation cycle, you get a phone call alerting you that your estradiol level is at 250. But what does this mean exactly? Well let’s talk about it.

Where does estradiol come from?

In a normal ovulatory cycle, the hypothalamus in the brain produces a hormone called GnRH. An increase in GnRH causes the anterior pituitary,

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