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First scan after starting stims

Went to the clinic this morning 10:00am. Our consultant did the scan, but he wasn't happy as my follicles were very small. He suggested using one dose of 1.5ml of Zomacton, which is a growth hormone. He mentioned that the side effects were severe headaches. Has anyone else been prescribed this drug alongside merional and ovaleap?

I have 4 follicles on my right and 6 follicles on the left ovary and are tiny. Big let down for me as I have done everything perfectly...I know, I know nothing I can do given that I am geriatric for IVF!!! Just getting frustrated, upset and tired of trying to get something right for a change!

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No advice on the drugs but, as another geriatric, I just wanted to say hang on in there! You'll get there - just taking a bit of additional time. It'll be worth the wait once they're ready! The number of follicles is good as well! xx

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Thanks loopielou. Just feel disappointed in myself....expected more from my body.

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I think we all expect a huge amount of ourselves. Way too much in fact. Don't be too hard on yourself - you're doing great! 😘

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