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Done hystoscopy. Treated for TB. Will IVF have an effect on the baby?

I am 33 year old and recently done histoscopy , removed both tubes(damaged) endometrium tissue sent for tb pcr result is positive, doctor advised that we can go directly for ivf , becasue 2 years back i stoped my tb med. course inbetween(only 2 months med i completed) doctor said now again we start there is no effect just we go for ivf directly. my querry is, safe for ivf or if my cycle sucess any effect on baby. please help me i am confused.
Asked On : Sat, 10 Nov 2012
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Infertility Specialist 's  Response
Write your answer hereHi,

Thanks for your query.

I have read your query & I understand your concerns.

Your doctor is wrong. You cannot go for IVF when your PCR for tuberculosis is positive. Please visit a physician and take complete course of TB.

After completion of treatment again repeat PCR for TB. Only if negative go for IVF.

IVF when TB PCR is positive generally results in negative. Hence loss of money and emotions.

I hope I answered your query. I will be available for any followup queries you have.


Dr.Mahesh Koregol
IVF & Infertility Specialist.

Answered: Sat, 10 Nov 2012
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