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Are there any known causes of persistent corpus luteum?

Are there any known causes of persistent corpus luteum?

Yes: Fertility drug treatments (like Clomid (clomiphene) and injectable meds like HCG and hmg and fsh) increase the odds of forming corpus luteum cysts that can persist beyond the typical luteal phase duration. On "natural" cycles (no meds), it can happen for unknown reasons but is less common. ...Read more

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Corpus Luteum (Definition)

The corpus luteum (latin for "yellow body") is a temporary endocrine structure in female mammals that is involved in the production of relatively high levels of Progesterone and moderate levels of Estradiol and inhibin a. It is colored as a result of concentrating carotenoids from the diet and secretes a moderate amount of estrogen to inhibit further release of gnrh and thus ...Read more


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Can late ovulation be caused by leftover corpus luteum cysts from the previous cycle?

Can late ovulation be caused by leftover corpus luteum cysts from the previous cycle?

Yes: Sometimes the ovary does not ovulate and the follicle cyst persists. It will continue to enlarge and can become as big as a baseball. Eventually it will break and the woman may not even be aware that this has happened. The period may be delayed because there is no Progesterone phase of the cycle to respond to. The corpus luteum can also become cystic. ...Read more

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Can a persistent corpus luteum cause an increase in progesterone beyond normal post-ovulatory levels?

Yes: Since a corpus luteum has the capacity (and the function) to produce progesterone, it's certainly possible for it to produce Progesterone beyond the normal post-ovulatory levels. ...Read more

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Does the breakdown of the corpus luteum cause period pain?

Does the breakdown of the corpus luteum cause period pain?

Not exactly: Resolution of the corpus luteum at the end of each cycle does not necessarily directly cause pelvic pain. However, if not pregnant, corpus luteum regresses, Progesterone drops, which causes menstruation to occur. The menstrual cramps are associated with menstrual flow as the uterus contracts down to empty out the uterus and control bleeding. ...Read more

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Can simple corpus luteum cyst ( not the persistent one) cause to delay ovulation for 4 weeks?

Yes, maybe, no: There's some confusion in the language here, i'll give my best answer: any persistent cyst (not just corpus luteum) can delay the next ovulation/period. A "simple" cl, if you mean one that behaves normally, will never delay your period/ovulation unless you got pregnant in that cycle. Does that help? ...Read more

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Im 22. Not preg. Can corpus luteum cysts cause me to miss period two months in a row? Can it go away itself in third month?

Im 22. Not preg. Can corpus luteum cysts cause me to miss period two months in a row? Can it go away itself in third month?

Yes it's possible.: Multiple ovarian cysts associated with obesity and diabetes may be signs of pcos. Other causes of infrequent menses include hyperfunctioning of thyroid gland, stenuous physical activity etc. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/oligomenorrhea. ...Read more

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I'm 22. Not preg. Is it normal that corpus luteum cyst(not persistent) cause to miss period for two months? Can it go away on its own in third month

I'm 22. Not preg. Is it normal that corpus luteum cyst(not persistent) cause to miss period for two months? Can it go away on its own in third month

Corpus Luteum: If you menstruate every month, you make a corpus luteum every month. It usually goes away every cycle. Not ovulating can make you miss periods, or hormone imbalances can as well. Most women will resume normal cycles after 3 or 4 months. If not, call your doctor for some help. ...Read more

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What does haemorrhagic corpus luteum mean?

Bleeding: It means that the corpus luteum in your gyn tract has ruptured and caused bleeding. See yout gyn doctor. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: corpus luteum?

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 high levels of Progesterone and moderate levels of Estradiol and inhibin a. It is colored as a result of concentrating carotenoids from the diet and secretes a moderate amount of estrogen to inhibit further release of gnrh and thus of lh and fsh. ...Read more

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What does is mean when there is no corpus luteum seen at 5 weeks 2 days?

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 weeks. When it is not seen on ultrasound, your doctor may prescribe Progesterone to support the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What hormone is produced by the corpus luteum?

What hormone is produced by the corpus luteum?

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 in basal body temperature, helps to make the lining of the uterus receptive to an embryo, but may contribute to some pms symptoms like bloating or breast tenderness. If no pregnancy occurs, the cyst & Progesterone decline and a period starts. ...Read more

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What hormones are secreted by the corpus luteum?

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 comments. ...Read more

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What triggers ovulation and the formation of the corpus luteum?

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 subsequent formation of a corpus luteum. ...Read more

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Corpus luteum cyst?

Corpus luteum cyst?

Cyst of pregnancy: A corpus luteum cyst is commonly found during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. It's formed when the egg releases and a pregnancy is conceived. The purpose of the corpus luteum cyst is to produce Progesterone hormone to sustain the pregnancy until the placenta is big enough to take over hormonal production. ...Read more

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What is the corpus luteum cyst?

Usually asymptomatic: After a folicle releases an egg it begins to secrete estrogen & Progesterone & is called a corpus luteum. However, it can sometimes become a cyst filled with fluid or blood on/in the ovary. This is a corpus luteum cyst. ...Read more

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What's a corpus luteum cyst dor?

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 occur, it involutes and goes away. But it can gret filled with fluid or blood and become a cyst, which can grow and cause pain and have complications, like rupture and torsion (twisting) which can cause the ovarian blood flow to be cut off. ...Read more

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What is a corpus luteum cyst?

What is a corpus luteum cyst?

Ovary: Corpus luteum cyst is the development of a normal follicle within the ovary during a female's cycle. ...Read more