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Doctor insights on: Hemorrhagic Corpus Luteum

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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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I have a hemorrhagic corpus luteum , what will I do to avoid surgery?

I have a hemorrhagic corpus luteum , what will I do to avoid surgery?

Rest and time: This is completely normal and will not require surgery except in the very rare cases where there is significant and persistent bleeding from it. That is not to say that it may not be pretty uncomfortable for a while. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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If a normal cyst (cystic follicles, Hemorrhagic corpus luteum) grew and ruptured, the immediate operation is required to remove the raptures things?

If a normal cyst (cystic follicles, Hemorrhagic corpus luteum) grew and ruptured, the immediate operation is required to remove the raptures things?

No: You dont need a surgery for a rupture corpus luteum. It is a normal physiologic phenomenon. If you have significant abdominal pain.. seek immediate help to see if there is anything further complicating your status. ...Read more

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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 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