Is it normal to feel abdominal pain after egg retrieval?

By Andrea Rodrigo.
Last Update: 11/10/2016

Yes, many women feel some mild discomfort around the area of the abdomen and the vagina as a side effect of follicle puncture. Normally, pain only lasts for one or two days, but it diminishes eventually until it disappears completely within a few days.

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 Andrea Rodrigo
Andrea Rodrigo
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
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