A 30-year-old female asked:
Whats causing my slightly elevated fsh and lh of 8.0 and 8.5 if my testosterone and a1c are normal? ultrasound and all bloods normal. irregular cycle
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ralph Bolinganswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: likely PCOS, based on the timed FSH/LH numbers. Irregular cycle also fits with this diagnosis. Insulin resistance, can be closely related to polycystic ovaries, with normal blood sugars. Testing along these lines, or trial of treatment may help, talk with your doctor, to go further.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
198 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 27, 2019
People also asked
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.