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Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

Published: 11/07/2016

This information is for you if you are undergoing treatment that carries a risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) or have developed OHSS. It may also be helpful if you are a relative or friend of someone who is in this situation.

Information covered in this leaflet

  • What OHSS is; the symptoms and causes
  • What you should do if you develop OHSS
  • Treatment for OHSS
  • What OHSS means for your baby if you are already pregnant or you become pregnant

This patient information leaflet is based on the RCOG clinical guideline Management of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome, which contains a full list of the sources of evidence used to produce this guidance.

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