What is Progesterone?

Progesterone is the female hormone secreted during the secretory phase or the second phase of the menstrual cycle. Progesterone is responsible for secretory change in the endometrial glands which have proliferated in the proliferative phase of the cycle. Progesterone is also responsible for maintenance of the pregnancy.

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I am 35 years old and trying to conceive. I am 83kgs and 5ft 3in. 2 years ago, I was diagnosed with Endometrial Hyperplasia and was prescribed with Progesterone pills. My period has been going irregularly but unlike previous, this time my period started from 27th March and is still flowing. It went from medium to heavy and now, back to medium. Would appreciate feedback
decrease your caloric intake and take plenty of oral fluids.
Do exercise like brisk walking for 30 min per day. for atleast three times a week.
continue progestogen tablets.
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Hello, About a week ago my nipples had gotten really sore. We are trying to conceive but last night 2 days before my AFTER I was experiencing twitching in my lower abdomen . This morning there was a little pink spot on the toilet paper. Nothing else since then. I am on progesterones once a day. Negative test. Any idea s? Never experienced this before.
Hi Jeknott,
Welcome to healthcare magic!
Sore nipples and pink thing on tissue indicate early pregnancy related congestion and implantation spotting but Neative test is ominous.
may be you are just having due periods.
I would suggest you to get a serum beta hCG levels which is more definitive...
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hi i am 28 year old trying to pregnant my folicular study on day 14 th 1.8*1.3 on right ovary and 2.2*1.7 and 1.7*1.5 on left and IUI done on 13th and 14th day but 0n 16th day scan still 2.5*2.4 on rt ovary and only one 2.5*2.0 and doctor says one evidence of egg rlased ond advise progesteron for 15 days scanning report says fluid ++ in pod what it means will i get pregnant kindly guide me
Thank for asking to HCM
I really appreciate your concern if the production of ovum is there and the hormone level in normal range and coitus done in right time with sufficient amount of semen and sperm then chances of conception is very likely, no matter about the fluid detected, hope this...
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My last lmp was 7th may. and my doctor could not hear the heart beat of the development in sac even when she measured it 8 weeks 4 days on July 11th. I was taking progestrone n later stopped it during 9th week when some spotting and bleeding occured for 3 days, and now totally stopped. should i presume i m pregnant now or aborted, of course i did nt see any sack like thing coming out. i m totally confused, and the doctor appointment is after a week from now. what should i do
Dear till now you have done your USG,and confimed viability.

Dr. MANISHA agarwal
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hello there!! what is PROGESTERONE (UTROGESTAN) 200mg soft-gel capsule use for?? I am 5 week pregnant,,and my Obgyne instruct me to insert this progesterone(utrogestan) in my vagina ... Is it ok to do this while Im on my early pregnancy?? it wont give any harm to the development of the baby?? When i have my pee this morning I noticed that my pee have like small particles..what was that?? Looking forward to read your answer.. Thank you!! and more power!!
Hi. Progesterone 200mg is given intravaignal to patients having luteal phase defect before conceiving or with history early miscarriages or conceived after IVF. It is given to support the pregnancy, till the time placenta develops and take over its function.
don't worry it is being given to help...
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Hi I have been prescribed Primolut to delay a period. However i always have early bleeding before my period (about 8-10 days before) due to low progesterone . The leaflet said to start primolut 3 days before period due. So i did this but hasnt had any effect. So im wondering in my case should i have started taking it days before my pre bleeding to make it effective and delay it all? Thanks.
Hi, Welcome to Health care magic forum.
You are irregularly irregular in periods, it may be 8 or 10 days before the date, So you should consider the maximum, that is the 10 days before the date, so you should take the primolute 13 days before the period.
The cause may be the anemia, or...
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My wife had heavy bleeding during her periods, We did a Sonography and Dr.asked her to take Ovral G for 20 days, which she did. Now yesterday again she got her periods and the bleeding is very heavy. Is it normal. she has been asked to take the pill for 2 cycles, she is scared now and does not want to take it for the 2nd cycle. pls. advice.
Brief Answer:
2 to 3 cycles, progesterone pills

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the query.
Heavy bleeding during periods is called menorrhagia.
It can occur due to many causes like hormonal imbalance, thyroid abnormalities, structural causes like fibroids, endometrial polyps etc.
By doing...
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Hi. My wife took Gestone ( progesterone ) tablets, and doctor said she will get period start when she will leave tablets after 5 days (1+1). But today four days exceed but period didn t started. My question is that it can be Pregnancy (because we did intercourse during this course)? or other complications? Please guide us Thanks
first do urine pregnancy test .if it is negative you can wait for one week after completion of drugs.if you dont get period after this you have to repeat your pregnancy test.
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I am a 23yr old. consulted a doc for a few problems i was facing. I got a pelvis scan and gotta know that i have PCOS. My menstrual cycle was almost normal before. Since 5 months it changed. it started happening exactly 4 days early. this month it happened 1 day early. The doc asked me to take crisanta tablets. 1 on the 3rd nite of my cycle. I am taking this tablet for the 1st time. Can you please suggest me on this as i do not know much about this tablet.

Yes this pill is used for treatment of menstrual irregularities. A cycle of 21 pills, one each day is given. When the pill is stopped, it results in a progesterone withdrawal bleed, this will be equivalent to the period.

But it essential for you to follow your doctors orders and do not...
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