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April 3rd, 2013, 09:07 AM
geogeek's Avatar Marsi's Mommy
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FSH blood draw, 1 vial. TSH draw, 1 vial. Full thyroid and immune system panel 4 vials. Progesterone draw on Friday. Can I just get pregnant without having to give up half my blood in the process? I should have my results from today on Friday. *sigh*
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April 3rd, 2013, 10:46 AM
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I can only imagine how frustrating that must be! Just think, before long it may all be so worth it though....keeping my fingers crossed for you for a Christmas baby!!!
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April 3rd, 2013, 11:41 AM
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I feel your pain. I'm glad I'm not my DH. Kidney disease which causes him to be a bleeder and intestinal disorder. 3 vials every week for the last 2 years. When he was in the hospital a few years ago, he had to have a stint in his upper arm. Much easier.
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April 3rd, 2013, 11:50 AM
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blood draws can be so frustrating. I think I have had my blood drawn about 15 times this year so far. . . so I know how you feel! I am tired of weekly visits to the vampires.

I hope your results are all good! Fx for you!
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April 3rd, 2013, 12:04 PM
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Right now my left inner elbow is huge bruises from my IV from the D&C and my right is all poked from the blood work around it I would like to keep SOME of my blood please!!

Good luck hun, I hope you're almost there!!
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April 3rd, 2013, 03:04 PM
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Thanks ladies. I wish that none of us knew this pain, but alas, we will do a lot to get our rainbows.
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April 3rd, 2013, 07:30 PM
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Urgh yeah, being a human pincushion is no fun. The nurse who took my blood a couple of months ago said that I was starting to get scar tissue because of all the blood draws, so I started offering up the other arm to even things out a bit

I'm keeping my fingers crossed for you!
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