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Reoccurring fibroid in uterus. Myomectomy done. Suitable for IVF?

i am 32 yrs old and i am married since 5 yrs, i have a history of fibroid uterus.myomectomy done 3 yrs back and i have again fibroid. today i done ultrasound which shows that i again have fibroid on posterior wall which psh anteriorly, my consultant reffered me for IVF, I want to ask that can i am a suitable candidate for IVF?
Asked On : Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

Fibroid is not a contraindication for ivf. A contraindication is a reason that a procedure cannot be done or a medication cannot be used.

IVF can still be done in persons with fibroids. A study was done comparing women with and without fibroids, it found that there was no significant difference between groups.

If your doctor believes you are a candidate for the procedure then you should consider it.

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Answered: Sat, 22 Jun 2013
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