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IVF & High Tech Procedures, Donor Eggs and Surrogacy Moderated by John D. Gordon, MD
Dr. John David Gordon is the Co-Director of Dominion Fertility and a Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The George Washington University in Washington D.C. Dr. Gordon provides weekly lectures in Reproductive Endocrinology to the Obstetrics and Gynecology interns, residents, and medical students. He is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and subspecialty certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

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Old 04-24-2012, 09:22 PM
steftin steftin is offline
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Default Young DOR issues

Hi - I have had 3 IVFs that have all failed over a year. I am now 30 and very confused about my situation. We are trying to find the best specialist to go to for DOR (or POA - not sure which term is correct). I was also diagnosed with an Alloimmune disorder, which some centers believe in and some don't. Do you recommend a particular center for young patients with DOR? Is there a certain protocol you would advise, or stay away from? Do you believe in alloimmune issues? Is there anything I can be doing (besides taking DHEA) to improve my situation? Obviously, I feel very desperate and alone in my infertility journey since this diagnosis is rare to get when younger. Each doctor I speak to gives me a different response, so I'm hoping you can help. For background, I have been to SIRM and a local RE, and have spoken to CCRM and CHR as well (CCRM did not think they could help me, CHR seemed kind of promising). Thank you.
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Old 04-25-2012, 07:46 AM
John Gordon MD John Gordon MD is offline
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THat is a tough situation. We have had some surprising success with Natural Cycle IVF in these cases. Personally I have tried DHEA on only one patient. She ultimately had success with NC IVF (see my blog 100infertilityquestions.blogspot.com) for details.

"Rare" is relative as we have a lot of patients in this situation. I assume that you have beem tested for Fragile X....

Good luck.

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