What are the complications of Egg Retrieval?

What are the complications of Egg Retrieval?

What are the complications of Egg Retrieval?

Since you have to take different hormone medicines to stimulate ovulation, you may face some complications after egg retrieval, including:

. Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome with secondary complications such as dehydration, blood clots, kidney damage, etc.;

. Formation of ovarian cysts in less than 1% of cases that can be treated with surgery;

. Injection site reactions such as bruising and redness;

. The reaction of the body to the injected hormones and the body's inability to control their levels;

. Breasts' pain and tenderness;

. Pain in the ovaries;

. Leakage of ovarian fluid into the belly;

. Heart palpitation;

. Flushing and sweating;

. Vaginal bleeding and spotting;

. Infection, especially if the doctor is not experienced;

. Vaginal dryness;

. Damage to the blood vessels in rare cases; and

. Occurrence of some symptoms of menopause, such as menstrual irregularity for a short period.

Source:

. https://raadinahealth.com/en/blog/follicular-puncture

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