Infertility/Fertility/HCG SHOT

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Hello SIR;
    SIR ;i forot to add a query to the question i have posted earlier today.As i have 4follicles of sizes 11;13;14 and 17mm on clomid 100mg on day 9 and endometrium is 6mm when will be the right time to take HCG shot{5000u or 10000u].OR i should wait for the follicle to rupture naturally .
         THANK YOU

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Hello Again,

I just answered your previous question, which contains the answer to this one, but just to clarify, HCG is generally given when the follicle reaches maturity size (16-24 mms).  In this case, the doctor would want to have as many reach that size as possible without the larger one getting over mature (greater than 24 mms).

Good Luck,

Dr. Edward J. Ramirez, M.D., FACOG
Executive Medical Director
The Fertility and Gynecology Center
Monterey Bay IVF Program
www.montereybayivf.com

Monterey, California, U.S.A.

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I am a specialist in infertility and advanced gynecological care. I can answer questions about infertility, gynecology related ills, menopause...virtually anything that affects women's health. PLEASE tell me where you are writing from as I am always interested.

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I have been practicing as an Ob/Gyn and Infertility Specialist for over 23 years. Gynecology, advanced laparoscopic surgery, basic infertility, IUI's, IVF, reproductive surgery, and ovulation induction are all areas of my expertise. I am Board Certified. I have been doing In Vitro Fertilization in my clinic for 19 years.

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American College of OB/GYN, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Fellow of The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists,Resolve-National Chapter, Open Path - Northern California, Board of Directors Monterey Medical Society

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American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wall Street Journal, Monterey Herald, SERMO, Women's Health and Fertility Blog

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Medical Degree from Stanford University, Residency at Tripler Army Medical Center, Reproductive Training at Pacific Fertility Center, San Francisco

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