Nervous about low progesterone


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Reply Posted on: Mar 3, 2014 at 11:27am
Dr. Braverman,
I just received my lab results back from my RE. Today is 13 days past a 4 day transfer of two embryos.
My results are as follows: HCG - 1,389; e2 2,302, p4 - 17.4.
I am on endometrin 3x a day and estrace. I am nervous that my p4 is too low and that i will lose this pregnancy. I had my first pregnancy, last march, end in a blighted ovum. Should i switch to injections or is it too late?

Dr. Braverman

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RE: Nervous about low progesterone Posted on: Mar 3, 2014 at 11:34am
I dont know your entire case so I cant comment on what is the "correct" treatment for you. But endometrin does not raise the serum progesterone so if you are taking it 3 times per day with a serum of 17.4 I would not worry that it is too low. You are on plenty of progesterone. This will not be the cause of a blghted ovum and should that happen again then you should look into other issues. But one blgihted ovum would not concern me. I think you will be fine.
Dr. Jeffrey Braverman MD FACOG
Medical Director
Braverman Reproductive Immunology P.C.