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Doctor insights on: Corpus Luteum Cyst Symptoms During Pregnancy

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If the corpus luteum cyst was broken how long till the pains is gone?

If the corpus luteum cyst was broken how long till the pains is gone?

Three months, more.: 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 take 3 mos to go away. It can grow and cause pain and have complications, like rupture, which causes sharp pain and need emergent treatment.

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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How do I know if I had a follicular cyst or a corpus luteum cyst.?

How do I know if I had a follicular cyst or a corpus luteum cyst.?

Unnecessary to know: They are two phases of the same thing. An ovarian follicle should rupture releasing an egg. If this doesn't happen, the follicle keeps enlarging turning into a cyst. The ruptured follicle is called the corpus luteum. If the escape opening seals off, fluid can accumulate causing a corpus luteum cyst. An ultrasound may determine which you have but it isn't important to know; they act the same.

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Could a corpus luteum cyst take nutrients away from the developing fetus?

No : A corpus luteum cyst provides the hormonal support that an early pregnancy needs to survive. It does not steal nutrition from the baby. It is not a living organism. It is a cyst.

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If a corpus luteum cyst ruptures do you need progesterone?

If a corpus luteum cyst ruptures do you need progesterone?

Not usually: If that occurs and the pregnancy is lost, then the md will consider Progesterone for the next pregnancy.

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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?

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Is a "hemorrhagic corpus luteum" and a hemorrhagic corpus luteum cyst the same thing? Would either make an ovary look cancerous to a gynonc?

Is a "hemorrhagic corpus luteum" and a hemorrhagic corpus luteum cyst the same thing? Would either make an ovary look cancerous to a gynonc?

Ovarian Cysts: You didn't give your age, but hemorrhagic corpus lutein cysts are not cancerous, although they can rarely "burst" & bleed into the abdomen and cause considerable discomfort. Any cystic lesion in the ovary should be screened by ultrasound, pelvic exam and possibly other modalities by your gynecologist to rule out cancer, which may be seen over age 45, but often in younger women in their 20's & 30s.

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I have a small corpus luteum cyst but also a "simple fluid filled" 8 cm cyst the mfm ob said is likely to rupture. Will it hurt the baby? I'm 21wks.

I have a small corpus luteum cyst but also a "simple fluid filled" 8 cm cyst the mfm ob said is likely to rupture. Will it hurt the baby? I'm 21wks.

Probably not: If the sonographic appearance of the 8 cm asymptomatic ovarian cyst is "suggestive of a benign lesion" and you and your MFM Ob are not suspecting a malignancy, the risks of ov. cyst rupture, torsion, bleeding ...at 21 wks are relatively small compared to those of surgical exploration. If it becomes smaller and rises above your pelvis, it is not likely to affect the course of your labor either. ?

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Hi just wonderingif u could tell me what a haemorrhagic corpus luteum cyst and a hydrosalpinx is?

One normal,one not: Corpus luteum is a 100% normal finding after ovulation - hemorrhagic means there's some bleeding or clot involved, usually not a problem. Hydrosalpinx means fluid collection in tube: this is always abnormal, but can range from trivial to very significant.

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Corpus luteum cyst related to conceiving?

Corpus luteum cyst related to conceiving?

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 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.

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I have a degenerating corpus luteum cyst on ovary is this ok like not a bad one to have im 44 and have had a hysterectomy just leaving my ovarys?

It's normal: A degenerating corpus luteum is always okay if you are still cycling; it simply means you ovulated some time before. You will continue to have CL with each cycle until menopause.

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What is a the difference between a corpus luteum cyst and other cyst? I have a corpus luteum cyst that is 2.2cm and worried. Doc says wait and see!

Ovarian cyst: are you still menstrating? If so your corpus lutem cyst is most likely normal and is what is left when the cycst that grew the egg for that cycleon your ovary ruptures when you ovulate. It secretes estrogen/progesterone in preparation for possible fertilization. If no fert occurs, the cysts goes away. If you are not still menstrating cyst needs to be followed in ultrasound. Hope this helps.

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Why on my first tvs ultrasound only found corpus luteum cyst right ovary but a yr after found polycyst ovary shud i get other test done/2nd opinion?

Why on my first tvs ultrasound only found corpus luteum cyst right ovary but a yr after found polycyst ovary shud i get other test done/2nd opinion?

More info Please!: What day of your cycle were these sonos done? The ovaries are very dynamic organs in a 25 yr old and change throughout the menstrual cycle. You need to be sure you are comparing oranges with oranges.

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Just over a week ago, i was told i had a corpus luteum cyst and my period might be late. My period just began today. Does that mean the cyst is gone?

Just over a week ago, i was told i had a corpus luteum cyst and my period might be late. My period just began today. Does that mean the cyst is gone?

Not necessarily: A corpus luteum occurs normally every month & is the result of ovulation. This happens every month in women who are ovulating. Sometimes fluid/blood collects within the space on the ovary where the egg was released during ovulation. This may/may not be noticed (pain). Most often than not, these cysts go away on their own & nothing needs to be done for them. Your gyn may do a sono to follow it.

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Had a corpus luteum cyst on my last visit to my doc. it was 2.2 cm. Doc said he didn't see anything to worry about. Ovulating again could it be grow?

No: Your current ovulation will not affect your corpus luteum cyst from your last cycle. It is very likely that your corpus luteum cyst has already resolved. 2.2cm corpus luteum is a normal finding in any ultrasound done in the second half of your cycle.

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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.

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I was told at scan i have a corpus luteum cyst and Its the area where i ovulated that has not resolved yet what do they mean by not resolved yet?

I was told at scan i have a corpus luteum cyst and Its the area where i ovulated that has not resolved yet what do they mean by not resolved yet?

Corpus luteal cyst: The corpus luteal cyst is an ovarian cyst that comes when you ovulate, and the egg pops through. The cyst can persist for a bit after the egg is released. No worries . :)

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How long after a corpus luteum cyst ruptures will it take for your menstrual cycle to start?

How long after a corpus luteum cyst ruptures will it take for your menstrual cycle to start?

Approx. 13 days: Follicular rupture occurs in close association with the oocyte (egg) release and happens about 1 1/2 days after the LH surge. LH surge marks the beginning of the Luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. The luteal phase last 14 days ends with the onset of the menses. So your menses should start about 13 days after follicular rupture.

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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

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.

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Pregnancy (Definition)

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