Is IVF Painful?

IVF Procedure is a PAINLESS PROCEDURE done under Anaesthesia. That being said, some women may experience slight discomfort or pain depending on their natural tolerance level to any treatment. Hence, it is natural to assume that some women may experience slight pain or mild discomfort. Below are the 3 Factors that determine if IVF is painful for a person.

  1. A Woman’s tolerance to Pain Level in General undergoing any Treatment.
  2. Pain Tolerance for IVF Injections administered during the Course of Treatment.
  3. IVF Doctor’s expertise during Egg Retrieval & Embryo Transfer Process.

The Purpose of this Blog is to provide clarity in simple words for patients seeking information on IVF treatment. It is Estimated that about 15% of Married Couples in India experience Difficulty in starting a Family due to Infertility issues. Fortunately, Assisted Reproductive techniques like IUI & IVF are now widely available to overcome such problems.

What is IVF?

IVF stands for In Vitro Fertilization which is now the widely used alternative term for Test Tube Baby. In simple words, IVF process is about Fertilizing a Woman’s Eggs with Male Sperms in a Test Tube and Transferring the Embryos into a Woman’s Uterus through a thin Catheter. The process of IVF was primarily started for women with Blocked Fallopian Tubes, but is now widely used for unexplained fertility.

Tests Done Before the IVF Procedure:

The Following Tests are Done to evaluate the Course of Treatment as Infertility can be attributed to many Factors. These Tests are Classified separately for Women & Men.

Screening Tests for Women:

The Following 5 Tests are suggested to recommended to evaluate the Possible reasons for Female Infertility problems.

  1. Ultrasound Scan: To Find Out Cysts and/or Blocked Fallopian Tubes
  2. Blood Tests: To Gauge Hormone Disorders, AMH Levels, Rubella & TSH.
  3. Pap Smear Test: Done to Diagnose Cervical Cancer related issues.
  4. Vaginal Swab: Done to Diagnose Chances of Chlamydia.
  5. Screening for Hepatitis & HIV.

Screening Tests for Men:

The Following 3 Tests are suggested to recommended to evaluate the Possible reasons for Female Infertility problems.

  1. Semen Test: To Find Out Sperm Quality, Sperm Movement & Genetic Disorders.
  2. Screening for Hepatitis & HIV.
  3. Past Medical History for Medical Ailments.

 

Factors that Influence Fertility:

The Following 3 Factors play a significant Role in Overall Fertility for both Men & Women.

  1. Lifestyle Habits Like Smoking & Drinking.
  2. Age Related Issues as Fertility is Directly Linked to Age.
  3. BMI (Body Mass Index) is a Big Variable.

It is Important to Counsel an Experienced IVF Doctor before one decides to undergo IVF Treatment may involve Donor Eggs and/or Donor Sperms depending upon the complexities. Every IVF Clinic in India is required to take permissions on a Consent Form so that every Patient understand the implications of the Treatment.

We at Little Angel IVF take special care to inform all our Patients Undergoing IVF treatment about all aspects of IVF procedure. We also encourage every Patient to transparently share any aspect of Care they seek so that the treatment is not just compassionate but customized.

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Dr Mona Dahiya

Dr Mona Dahiya

IVF Specialist & Consultant

Dr Mona Dahiya has performed over 5,000+ IVF cycles and is considered a global expert in IVF, ICSI, IUI and male fertility treatment. She is an eminent writer on Infertility Treatment and has over 100 Publications in both International and National Journals. Dr Mona Dahiya has immensely contributed to the field of infertility through her Research and articles.

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