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A 30-year-old female asked:

Is your progesterone the same high level when you are possibly pregnant or period coming?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Can't say: Progesterone levels in blood during the luteal phase (two weeks after ovulation and/or conception) vary too widely to distinguish pregnancy from normal ovulation. Luteal Progesterone levels are unreliable even for the so-called luteal-phase defect, they really only say you did-or-didn't ovulate.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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