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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherer
37 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Roseff
39 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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Dr. Joseph Pena
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Pregnancy: Most common cause of persistent corpus luteum is pregnancy. If not pregnant, one cause of persistent cysts is use of ovulation induction agents such ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
43 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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
40 years experience Gynecology
No: and they are very common
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Egg released: from one or both ovaries.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
An LH surge: The release of a large amount of the hormone LH (lutenizing hormone) from the pituitary gland is believed to be the trigger for ovulation and the subs ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Corpus luteum etc: Great wikipedia question. Not enough room here.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
43 years experience Gynecology
Progesterone: The corpus luteum is a cyst in the ovary that forms after release of an egg and produces Progesterone hormones. This hormone causes a slight increase ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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

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