10-15% of all pregnancies end with a spontaneous abortion. This risk is of around 15-30% in connection with IVF and ICSI treatment, which is due to the higher average age of the women.
Bleeding after egg retrieval
There is almost always a little bleeding from the vagina after egg retrieval. The bleeding must be maximum equal to a severe menstrual bleeding. The blood comes from the pricks at the top of the vagina. It is of no importance to your possibility of getting pregnant.
Pelvic inflammatory disease
Even if the egg retrieval is done in as sterile a manner as possible, pelvic inflammatory disease may occur around the ovaries. The inflammation results in pain and fever. This complication is very rare and is treated with antibiotics. You can contact the fertility clinic, your own doctor or the medical emergency service at any time if you have any doubts.