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We have been trying to conceive for a year, with no luck.

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We have been trying to conceive for a year, with no luck. My gynae placed me on on Fertomid for 3months, I am currently on my 3rd month. My question is, what happens after the 3rd month if there is no success. I do not want something to evasive such as surgical procedure. Is there any other option or solution for me. I will be 29 yrs in 2 months and I know my time is running out.

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hello

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so....the answer is 'it depends'

Dr. Pfeiffer :

clomid or fertomid are used to help a woman ovulate.

Dr. Pfeiffer :

this is not usually where I start.

Dr. Pfeiffer :

usually I make sure the partner's sperm is normal...so, you need to ensure your partner has a semen analysis done

Dr. Pfeiffer :

that makes sure the sperm isn't the problem

Dr. Pfeiffer :

next...basic lab tests on you to make sure your hormones are correct and that you are ovulating.

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next...an ultrasound to make sure the uterus and ovaries are normal.

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next is an HSG (hysterosalpinogram) to make sure the uterus and tubes are open.

Dr. Pfeiffer :

if the tubes are open, the sperm is normal and you are ovulating it should simply be a timing problem...

Dr. Pfeiffer :

and you want to make sure you have sex on cycle days 13,14,15,16,17...remember cycle day #1 is the first day you spot or bleed.

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So..when you get back online...if you need clarification on any of this please just let me know.

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thank you

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