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what does it mean when your hormones are high

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: It depends upon which of the thousands of hormones are "high". How do you know one or more are elevated. If you have concerns or questions, see your d ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
64 years experience Endocrinology
Pregnant: The hcg will also be positive
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormones: I think it depends on which hormones you are referring to as being high. Is your beta hcg higher than expected? If this is the case then maybe you a ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Tests steroid metab: Apparently you are undergoing a work up for steroid and male hormones/androgen metabolism. These are unusual blood tests, and typically only performe ... Read More
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Hi aldosterone: Why did the Dr. order these tests? Your team will know how to interpret them best. Complex issue. You might want to go to the Facebook site Conn's S ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
No: There is no correlation. Besides, how do you know your female hormone level is high?
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
By itself: A high (how high) dheas level may mean nothing at all. I don't know why the level would have been drawn in the first place. It can be significantly (n ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
45 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Not that high: A dhea-s of 599 (correct -comes from the adrenals) is somewhat increased but will usually not cause problems. It would help to know the reason why it ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: It implies that the thyroid is hyperfunctioning. Discuss this with your doctor.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid is normal: T4 can be high with normal thyroid function due to many factors. These factors are eliminated in the free T4 test, but the TSH is most important. Make ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
27 years experience Urology
Prolactinoma: It can be secondary to a prolactinoma, which is a noncancerous pituitary tumor that produces a hormone called prolactin. This results in too much prol ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Feminizing hormones: 38 M from PA asks" what does feminizing hormones mean". Have you ever heard of Google? Give this a try. In short they make a man into a woman-but m ... Read More
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