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involuting corpus luteum

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Corpus luteum: The corpus luteum is produced monthly, but if pregnancy does not occur, it degenerates ("involutes") before your menses again occur. The size (17mm.) ... Read More
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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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
No: and they are very common
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Egg released: from one or both ovaries.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Corpus luteum etc: Great wikipedia question. Not enough room here.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
42 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

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