A 39-year-old female asked:
39yr old female, why is testosterone 390ng/dl sohigh? dhea-s low under 15ug/dl, period & cortisol normal. 2 years on 0.025 estrogen patch. no hairines
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Repeat: It does not make sense. Get an ovarian ultrasound if high again.
4.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Recheck promptly!: Testosterone 390 ng/dl (are you absolutely sure of units?) is extremely high for a female. Please have it checked again sooner not later; if still elevated you need prompt evaluation of the pelvis with imaging studies. With no hairiness (hirsutism) and regular periods I am suspicious the test is either in error or there's a confusion with units.
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Last updated Feb 25, 2014
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