“You are going to get anesthesia and there will be a needle puncturing your vaginal wall,” said Dr.
Jaime Knopman, an endocrinologist and infertility specialist with the Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York.
OHSS tends to happen in younger women in their 20s and 30s, she said, and occurs in less than 5 percent of patients.
But in severe cases, OHSS increases the risk of kidney failure and blood clots and in very rare instances, can be fatal. “But you can’t always predict who will get it or 100 percent prevent it.” Will the hormone shots make me crazy?
Some women choose to freeze their eggs for medical reasons.
“Now, and really starting with [the Facebook and Apple announcement], we’re seeing women freeze their eggs younger and younger, and the public narrative around it is changing.
Not really, but they do cause moodiness and bloating.