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causes of low estrogen levels in young women

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Abdullah
15 years experience Fertility Medicine
Many : Not ovulating, premature ovarian failure, turners syndrome and many other conditions. If you know someone with symptoms of low estrogen levels then h ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Premature ovarian: Failure, or a problem in the hypothalamus or pituitary that leads to decreased estrogen stimulation. In some cases, extreme exercise, particularly wit ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Schultz
31 years experience General Practice
Many possibilities: Simply not having periods may lower estrogen. That may be from premature ovarian failure, or hormone treated endometriosis (gnrh); found in associat ... Read More
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Dr. Wanda Bedinghaus
50 years experience Holistic Medicine
Pituitary/ovarian: As always, a thorough history and physical exam by a medical doctor is a must. The pituitary gland stimulates the ovaries to produce estrogen so ther ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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See endocrinologist: Dhea isn't a hormone we typically measure at random because it isn't as reliable as the longer 1/2 life of dheas. Likewise, we usually don't measure ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Elevated Cortisol: A cortisol of 40 is high and even though exogenous estrogen is known to slightly elevate serum cortisol levels, a value of 40 needs to be evaluated. L ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Don't know which: Estrogen test you had done, whether it was urine or blood, and what the units were, so it is very difficult to comment. Check with your local doc who ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Low estrogen: Your periods should help you decide if you have low estrogen or not. If you have periods regularly your estrogen should not be low. For completeness p ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Menopause: Yes, low estrogen is associated with many symptoms of menopause.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Yes: Hi. Yes, loss of estrogen is one of the hallmarks of menopause, and why estrogen/progestin replacement (if uterus in place) or estrogen replacement (i ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: A single level may not signify anything. It also depends on what type of test and which lab ran it. You didnt mention why they tested your levels. ... Read More

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