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Medical process for donating eggs

Medical process for donating eggs

Fertility drugs to induce ovulation prescribed to egg donors can cause them to develop OHSS (ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome) in case the ovaries are superstimulated.

However, regular ultrasound monitoring helps prevent the appearance of this side effect, and has made it a less common risk associated with egg donation.

By BSc, PhD (senior clinical embryologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist) and BA, MA (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 05/12/2017