Appt update

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Registered: 06-29-2010
Appt update
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Thu, 12-02-2010 - 8:37pm
So my OB refused to give me a referral for the RE until I agreed to come in so I went today. He was contradicting many things he said in the past. He agreed, FINALLY to do more testing and then will give me a referral if they don't find anything. I had to beg for any blood work Initially. So I got b/w for chromosomal stuff today and he wants me to get an hsg. So I called the office and they said their machine is broken and I have to go to another office, so I call them and the guy was like well you are supposed to call on CD 1 to schedule an appt, today is only CD 3 but no one ever told me that, I just got the info today, really don't see why he couldn't just schedule it. So he said call back next time on CD 1. After these two tests then I can finally get a referral to the RE, I guess in February since I can't do the hsg till January. Hopefully my chromosome tests are ok. My tsh is still elevated, but I see the endo tomorrow, so we will see. Why are we always jumping thru hoops in tins TTC journey? I asked the doc about clomid and he said there is no point using it, wth??

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Registered: 06-29-2010
In reply to: jen2318
Fri, 12-03-2010 - 10:27pm
Thanks everyone, I called again today about scheduling the hsg and a more helpful lady told me she would try to fit me in but there were no openings before CD10, so I guess I wait, as we all do in ttc. My tsh is still not good, so my endo upped my meds, so hopefully that will help.
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In reply to: jen2318
Fri, 12-03-2010 - 11:34am

Glad your doc is starting to

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Registered: 05-04-2006
In reply to: jen2318
Fri, 12-03-2010 - 6:43am

If you're talking about the genetics tests they do on you and your DH to determine your "compatibility", mine took 2-3 weeks.

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Registered: 06-29-2010
In reply to: jen2318
Thu, 12-02-2010 - 11:08pm
Thanks every one. I am gonna call back tomorrow and see what happens
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Registered: 06-29-2010
In reply to: jen2318
Thu, 12-02-2010 - 11:07pm
Andrea and Aubrey thanks. This is my third OB in my insurance plan, I have kaiser so my options are limited. But at least he listened to me today. I brought three books filled with my arguments why I need an RE, but he didn't let it go there cause he said after these two tests, he will give me one. Does anyone know how long it takes to get results back of a chromosome test?
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Registered: 06-29-2010
In reply to: jen2318
Thu, 12-02-2010 - 11:03pm
Thanks Cheryl I will call back tomorrow
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Registered: 06-29-2010
In reply to: jen2318
Thu, 12-02-2010 - 11:02pm
Thanks chelle!!!!
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Registered: 03-25-2010
In reply to: jen2318
Thu, 12-02-2010 - 10:59pm

I think Cheryl is correct. They like you to call and schedule on CD 1, but they do the test after AF is done and before ovulation happens so I think CD 9-12 seems about right. Since you will be CD 4 tomorrow I say call back and ask to schedule. I mean, come on, they shouldn't make you wait for a new cycle just to schedule in this instance! Arg! I've had an HSG, so feel free to let me know if you have questions. Best of luck!

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In reply to: jen2318
Thu, 12-02-2010 - 10:31pm
Again, wish ivillage had a "like" button! LIKE LIKE LOVE your post Cheryl!

Jen, definitely don't settle. :)

 


 


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Registered: 05-04-2006
In reply to: jen2318
Thu, 12-02-2010 - 9:17pm

I completely agree that you should be looking for another OB!

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