A 18-year-old female asked:
What does it mean to have high dhea sulfate levels (elevated adrenal hormones)? what are the problems associated with this? what can it lead to?
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Endocrinology 41 years experience
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 (not slightly) elevated in a variety of ovarian or adrenal problems, including pcos. It is also stimulated by certain medications. As a solitary finding without other clinical information, however, it has no value. Talk w/the doctor who ordered it, .
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Last updated Sep 17, 2015
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