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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Bleeding: It means that the corpus luteum in your gyn tract has ruptured and caused bleeding. See yout gyn doctor.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Roseff
38 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Fertility drug treatments (like Clomid (clomiphene) and injectable meds like HCG and hmg and fsh) increase the odds of forming corpus luteum cysts tha ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: The corpus luteum (latin for "yellow body") is a temporary endocrine structure in female mammals that is involved in the production of relatively hig ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need for hormones: Corpus luteum is a small normal functional cyst in your ovary that makes Progesterone hormone that supports an early pregnancy till about 8 to 10 wee ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Cyst that forms after an egg is liberated.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
No: and they are very common
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Not conceiving.: A corpus luteum is formed after ovulation, when the egg is released to be fertilized. It secretes estroigen and progesterone. If conception does not ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Fluid, etc./clarify.: A corpus luteum is formed after ovulation, when the egg is released to be fertilized. It secretes estroigen and progesterone. If conception does not ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Egg released: from one or both ovaries.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Post-ovulation: A follicle forms in the ovary from which an ovum is discharged in mid-cycle. A cyst often forms at the site during the second half or the period or i ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Ovary: Corpus luteum cyst is the development of a normal follicle within the ovary during a female's cycle.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
It may: Corpus lutea that persist may produce Progesterone and delay the period. Oftentimes, they do not.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: If that occurs and the pregnancy is lost, then the md will consider Progesterone for the next pregnancy.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Not likely: Dermoid cysts have very interesting imaging characteristics based on their content of fat, hair, and frequently bone or teeth, corpus luteum cysts are ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Corpus luteum: I suggest you go to Yahoo or Google, etc. and go to images. Once there type in corpus luteum and you should find many images with easy to understand c ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
11 years experience Family Medicine
Very normal: a corpus luteal cyst is a little bubble left over in the ovary after ovulation. It's responsible for some of the hormonal changes that regulate the m ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: When an ovarian cyst ruptures, an egg is released, which is susceptible to fertilization, thus beginning pregnancy.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
74 years experience Endocrinology
Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cyst do not store hormones and none are released from the cyst.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Before/after: A follicle (cyst) is where an egg is matured in the ovary before ovulation; after ovulation (under influence of lh) the follicle becomes a corpus lute ... Read More
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A 82-year-old member asked:
Dr. Helen Sandland
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See MD: A complex mass at any time is concerning-but more so after menopause. It may have been there for years and be totally benign, but most mds will be wo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Analgesics: Usually Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain and irritation.
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A member asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Ovarian Cysts: You didn't give your age, but hemorrhagic corpus lutein cysts are not cancerous, although they can rarely "burst" & bleed into the abdomen and cause ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No : A corpus luteum cyst provides the hormonal support that an early pregnancy needs to survive. It does not steal nutrition from the baby. It is not a l ... Read More

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