Luteal Cyst

Corpus luteal cysts are ovarian cysts that are formed when the corpus luteum (collection of cells in the ovary that produces progesterone during pregnancy) fails to rupture during menstruation. They can grow up to 9 cm and can rupture by themselves. It can cause abdominal pain, which is treated by pain medications.

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What causes painful swollen lymph node on the hip?

Query: Hello doctor,I am experiencing some pain in my right hip area. I then found a lump on my right hip. I did an ultrasound and found that it is a swollen lymph node. We then ran a full CT with contrast. Can someone explain the results to me?  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Your statement has been suffering from some pain and a lump on the right hip area. Ultrasound has shown a swollen lymph node on the right hip area. You have an inguinal lymph node too. Your CT scan has revealed a ruptured right luteal cys...  Read Full »

Do ovarian cysts cause pain during pregnancy?

Query: Hello Doctor, I am 30 years old. I am currently 8 weeks and 5 days pregnant. I went for an ultrasound at 5 weeks and there was a gestational sac and a yolk sac. However, I also had a 2 cm luteal cyst on my right ovary and what looked like a hemorrhagic cyst of 3 cm on my left ovary. I asked about it...  Read Full »

Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Both the cysts one of 2 cm and other of 3 cm, and one luteal cyst and one hemorrhagic cyst respectively are insignificant and has no concern with cancer at this size. On and off pain during pregnancy do happen but this cannot be ignored if it is very severe. You had y...  Read Full »

I did not bleed after taking Misoprostol. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I started bleeding heavily after taking Mifepristone. It was not regular periods but thick blood clots, which lasted for a day. On the next day, I inserted a Misoprostol in the vagina, as I will be taking one tablet after every 12 hours (in total four tablets). After the first tablet, I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to How are you doing? Mifepristone is a hormonal pill which will dislodge the embryo from the uterus, that is the embryo will be will be free from the walls of the uterus after 48 hours. Having four tablets of Misoprostol 200 mcg orally or vaginally at a time is simple...  Read Full »

Can a right ovarian cyst cause pain in the left pelvic area?

Query: Hi doctor, I have polycystic ovary syndrome and my periods get delayed sometimes. From the past four days, I am having pain in my left pelvic area. I got an ultrasound done, and it shows 4.5 cm cyst in my right ovary. Why am I having pain on my left side when the cyst is on the right? Could this p...  Read Full »

Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The pain that you are experiencing is not due to the ovarian cyst, as the cyst is on the right side and pain is on the left side. This pain might be caused by an infection or any other pathology. So, I suggest you repeat an ultrasound of the pelvis if the pain is sever...  Read Full »

I am six weeks pregnant and have an ovarian cyst. Should I be worried?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old female. I am six weeks pregnant and have an ovarian cyst. I had light spotting this morning and doctor advised me Isolan and alternate hCG injections. I have UTI and a constant uneasiness in the uterus. My current medications are Duphaston, Ecosprin, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Sometimes, the corpus luteal cysts are there to support the pregnancy. They dissolve over a period of time.and therefore require progesterone supplements to support the pregnancy. Follow the instructions of your doctor. She has given all necessary medicines. Take...  Read Full »

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