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16 Apr 2004

Corpus Luteum Cyst?
Earlier this month i went in for a laparoscopy and a d + c for what was discovered to be a corpus lutem cyst. What exactly is this, what causes it and does it secrete HCG as i did a preg. test and it was positive. Does this impact on my fertility - the gyne said my tubes, etc were all fine.
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01 Jan 0001

It is the cyst that remains after ovulation has occurred. All women have this. Sometimes it persists a bit longer than usual and can cause pain. It does not secrete HCG. If your pregnancy test was positive, either you are pregnant or it was a false positive. A blood test would tell for sure.

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