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What are the symptoms of luteal phase defect?

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When you have luteal phase defect, you may notice problems such as:

  • More frequent periods
  • Miscarriage
  • Trouble getting pregnant
  • Spotting between periods

From: Luteal Phase Defect WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Resolve: The National Infertility Association: "About Luteal Phase Defects," "Luteal Phase Defect."

Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease , 8th edition, Saunders Elsevier, 2009.

Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies , 6th edition, Saunders Elsevier, 2012.

Coutifaris, C.   Nov. 1, 2004. Fertility and Sterility.

Ginsburg, K.A.  , 1992. Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America

Fertility and Sterility,  November 2012.

E-tegrity: "E-tegrity Test."

Glock, J.L.  , September 1995. Fertility and Sterility

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Hyperprolactinemia."

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on February 14, 2019

SOURCES:

Resolve: The National Infertility Association: "About Luteal Phase Defects," "Luteal Phase Defect."

Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease , 8th edition, Saunders Elsevier, 2009.

Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies , 6th edition, Saunders Elsevier, 2012.

Coutifaris, C.   Nov. 1, 2004. Fertility and Sterility.

Ginsburg, K.A.  , 1992. Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America

Fertility and Sterility,  November 2012.

E-tegrity: "E-tegrity Test."

Glock, J.L.  , September 1995. Fertility and Sterility

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Hyperprolactinemia."

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on February 14, 2019

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