Corpus luteum

What is Corpus luteum?

The corpus luteum, which means yellow body in Latin, is what is left of the follicle after a woman ovulates. During the follicular phase of a woman’s cycle, several follicles develop under the influence of FSH (follicle stimulating hormone). Each follicle contains an egg.

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Hello, i'm a 25 year old woman and i have my last period on April 10, 2015 but before that i was late on my period for more than 1 month (February...

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Have yourself thoroughly investigated.

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Now it is more than 6 weeks that you had your last period. By now the...

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We had a scan at 6.5 weeks and had bloods tests showing HCG 22k, progesterone 24, we saw a gestational sac and 5 mm fetal pole but no heartbeat at...

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Progesterone suppliments required

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I read your query and I understand your concerns about not seeing heart beat...

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Hello Doctor,
We are trying for First baby past 6 months.
Gynacologist Doctor has adviced my wife to take (L-methylfolate calcium,pyridoxal...

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You can try after egg rupture

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I read your query and I understand your concerns.

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1) You...

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I am three months pregnant today I got my ultra sound done But in the report it is Hyperechonic SOL in left adnexa of about 5.70*4.53 cm Wat is this?

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hello doctor i had done trans vaginal u\s and my dr said that i had mild PCO but both ovaries are normal in size and there was corpus luteum at...

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