Failure of ICSI

I have had the treatment of ICSI three times with no success. Is there a chance of a fourth attempt or was the third treatment my last opportunity?

Our Expert's Answer

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Please note that all the answers we give are on a generic basis only, as we cannot provide more in-depth answers without access to your medical history. If you need a more detailed response, tailored to you, we would recommend a consultation with one of our Fertility Specialists for more comprehensive medical advice.

Having another attempt of ICSI is not out of the question as research shows that the success rate only diminishes after seven attempts.  However, a lot will depend on your previous treatment cycles.  I would recommend  a consultation with a fertility expert with all the information from your treatments and they will be able to advise you if another cycle is worthwhile.