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Follicular Phase Luteal Phase
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
Cycle day: Cycle day 24 would be in the late luteal phase if your cycle. The follicular phase is before ovulation, and the luteal phase is after. In a normal 28 day cycle, cycle day 1 is the first day of your period. Ovulation occurs on cycle day 14. If you don't get pregnant, your period will come on cycle day 28. So. Anything after cycle day 14 and you period is your luteal phase ...Read more
No, but...: These luteal of your menstrual cycle is generally 13-15 days & can be calculated from the first day of your menstrual period back. It is the most consistent part of your cycle. This is may not be as consistent in young woman yourself, dep on how long you've had u'r period. The menstrual & proliferative follicular) phases of the cycle are the ones that tend to be irregular when there is an issue. ...Read more
50mg Clomid (clomiphene) has corrected luteal phase defect. Once this medication is discontinued will the luteal phase defect return?
Defect or no defect: Many don't believe that luteal phase defect actually exists. Usually people with a diagnosed luteal phase defect actually have problem with growing a healthy egg. Remember the egg and its associated cells determine the length of the luteal phase. ...Read more
Long follicullar phase but normal 14 day luteal phase. Is this ok? What causes long follicular phase what can i do? Always ovulate around cd 25
Keep body weigh down: Although premature death of the dominant follicle followed by replacement or follicular suppression are possible causes, the most common reason for long follicular phases in women is prolongation of the time from recruitment to emergence of the dominant follicle. This is most commonly seen in PCOS. You are ovulating and menstruating, so that is good. There is not much for you to do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2day of period had test , (lh) 2.89 is this normal ? .Ref range follicular phase : 1.1 - 11.6
Lab results: According to the isolated lab result without knowing any of your clinical history this is a normal result. In order to know if this is a normal result for you in your situation you will have to ask the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more
DSPS: Simply put, dsps is when a person can fall asleep and stay asleep normally (ie, insomnia is not an issue) but they habitually fall asleep late at night, such as 2-3 am. They also sleep a normal number of hours. Advanced sleep phase disorder is the exact same thing but the person sleeps early such as 7-8 pm. Think college student and elderly person respectively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Teenage sleep: This is commonly found in teenagers. It occurs when a person stays up later and later and sleeps later and later. Thus shifting their sleep wake cycle so that they sleep more in the day and stay up more at night, it can be treated with chronotherapy - walking the person around the clock to the correct times. ...Read more
LPD: Lpd is one possible cause of miscarriage at 6 weeks. ...Read more
How many mg of vit B6 to take for luteal phase defect? 29 day cycle, ovulation day 20, luteal phase of 10 days. Thanks
Non-proven therapy: Vitamin therapy for luteal phase defect is unproven; i know of no convincing evidence that it has nay impact on lpd at all. Therefore, there's no recommendation for 'how much' to take. You might be aware that experts do not even agree on the impact of lpd and whether it needs to be treated at all. ...Read more
Does a shortened follicular phase (ovulation on day 11) after laparoscopic ovarian surgery (before on day 17) means ovarian failure?
No: Ovarian failure is diagnosed after months of no periods not because one cycle was abnormal. ...Read more
If 50mg of Clomid (clomiphene) corrected luteal phase defect, what could have caused the luteal phase defect in the first place?
LPD: No one completely understands lpd, and its role is very much less important than believed 20 years ago. A theory is inadequate luteal phase comes from abnormal or 'weak' ovulation: thus, if Clomid (clomiphene) improves ovulation it 'might' fix lpd too. The importance of lpd is usually in pregnancy loss, and Progesterone supplementation not Clomid (clomiphene) is the main treatment. ...Read more