A 21-year-old member asked:
I was told that i have luteal phase defect. what is this and how common is it?
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Gynecology 43 years experience
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Good question: There is no clear consensus on even an accurate definition of luteal phase defect; and other causes for infertility should be sought before making this diagnosis. Persistent defects of follicular or corpus luteum function that impact fertility are more common if your cycle length is consistently longer than 35 days. Treatment with a drug that induces ovulation may be a good choice.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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