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involuting corpus luteum cyst

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Cyst that forms after an egg is liberated.

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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 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 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 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
No: and they are very common
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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Egg released: from one or both ovaries.
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 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colleen Foos
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Dermoid is caused by stem cells which have been present in your body since you were an embryo. These stem cells grow and form a tumor. It is not a bab ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: A simple cyst has a very specific benign appearance, while a cystadenocarcinoma usually has characteristics that are pathognomonic for a complex mass. ... Read More
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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 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 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yonatan Mahller
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: An ovarian cyst can be benign but sometimes a septated cystic structure could mean cancer. See your doctor for further evaluation.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Alexander
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fluid: Yes. Your body is able to resorb the fluid from the inner lining of the abdomen.
A female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: This happens during every cycle during ovulation. Follicular cysts rupture and most often cause little it if any pain. Any severe pain should be eva ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Mahoney
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Time: While painful, these should resolve on their own within 1-2 cycles. The treatment is usually pain control--ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen). If ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Most malignant ovarian cancers are complex and multilocular / multiseptate. But many benign ovarian cysts also present that way as well. The only wa ... Read More
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