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Can Somebody With A Luteal Phase Defect Carry A Pregnancy To Term
Yes.. But: Luteal phase defect (lpd) implies an inadequate amount of Progesterone (p4) after ovulation. P4 is a critical hormone for pregnancy and in theory if the level is low then you should miscarry. However, the diagnosis of lpd is controversial because p4 levels are tricky to measure accurately. Therefore many women with lpd deliver the baby because they do not really have lpd. Best wishes. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Two ways: Luteal phase defect (lpd) implies a low Progesterone (p4) after ovulation. The diagnosis is controversial because measuring p4 is easy but interpreting the results is tricky. We have several normal levels accepted plus the use of an endometrial biopsy to indirectly assess p4 levels. If we believe the test results then we give p4 supplements or stimulate the ovary follicles to make more p4. ...Read more
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Can you explain the process of how a pathologist can tell if a woman has a bacterial infection vaginally?
Swab culture: Any body site that is accessible can be cultured: a gyn physician or nurse using proper sterile technique inserts a culture swab in the vagina and then submits it to the lab where it can be smeared on a slide and examined in a microscope with appropriate stains, and cultured to see what organisms might grow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a 10/11 day lutheal phase enough to carry a pregnancy to term?
Are progesterone supplements needed?
What can be taken that's natural to lengthen a lutheal phase?
Luteal phase defect: I use prometrium (micronized progesterone), (micronized progesterone) others use progesterone vaginal suppositories. The main issue with a luteal phase defect is actually dropping progesterone once 2-3 weeks after conception. I sometimes use prometrium (micronized progesterone) until 14 days post ovulation and if neg pregnancy test then stop for cycle. ...Read more
See below: There may be some herbs, but I am not familiar with them. ...Read more
Definitely: If you have a confirmed luteal phase defect, then your big risk is for recurrent miscarriages, and so once you conceive you should be treated with supplemental Progesterone through the first 10-12 weeks of pregnancy (different dr's, use different durations), but as long as you have sufficient Progesterone support in the 1st trimester, beyond that no increased risk for preterm delivery (based on hx. ...Read more
Thrombophilia: Thrombophilia can have risks for mother and pregnancy outcome. You should meet with either a hematologist or a high risk pregnancy specialist (perinatologist) to discuss your risks and outline a plan for management of your next pregnancy before you are pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable: Some can be anticipated by genetic studies in the first 12 weeks by CV sampling or blood work, A high resolution ultrasound may detect some by 12-16 weeks. Some will only be detected after birth because no suspicion or testing has been done. ...Read more
Follow instructions: No matter what you do, there is always a risk of miscarriage following these procedures. Most doctors who perform them will tell you to limit your activity for 24-48 hours after the procedure. Make sure to follow all instructions you are given to minimize the risk of miscarriage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The luteal phase (or secretory phase) is the latter phase of the menstrual cycle (in humans and a few other animals) or the estrous cycle (in other placental mammals). It begins with the formation of the corpus luteum and ends in either pregnancy or luteolysis. The main hormone associated with this stage is progesterone, which is significantly higher ...Read more
Luteal phase defect (lpd) occurs when the luteal phase is shorter than normal, Progesterone levels during the luteal phase are below normal, or both. Lpd is believed to interfere with the implantation of embryos. The lactational amenorrhea method of birth control works primarily by preventing ovulation, but is also ...Read more
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