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Taking Metformin and Letrozole. Bleeding and cramps. Any positive news?

I m on cycle day 14 and I m currently taking metformin , iron,b12 and on cycle days 3-7 5mg of letrozole to induce ovulation . I noticed around 5am I was spotting and didn t think much about it and figured maybe it s ovulation bleeding . But after having it last all day along with cramps that have now started tonight and gotten stronger, I m wondering if it s something else going on. Anyone else taking some of these meds and have any positive news? I was really hoping that this cycle the meds would work and we d finally be pregnant. I m feeling pretty down and worried that maybe yet again there will be no baby or that maybe somethings happened that will make it impossible to conceive. I know I m likely over worrying but I could really use some positive reassurance
Asked On : Sat, 5 Jan 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
Thanks for your query.
The mild spotting and cramps around day 14 definitely point to an ovulation bleed.
You would be having follicular monitoring and ultrasound in this cycle, so you easily know what is the cause.
ALso, you should see an Infertility specialist for your problem, as there are various causes of infertility.
Your basic hormonal tests, semen testing of your partner, your tubal patency tests and ability to ovulate are some cardinally important issues.
These should be thoroughly evaluated.
THere is no reason in this era of ART ( assisted reproductive technology ) why anybody should be childless. Do not lose hope and keep consulting a specialist.
All the best for this cycle.
Answered: Tue, 8 Jan 2013
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