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A 31-year-old female asked:

What is a progesterone test supposed to show?why is it conducted?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Lot of things: Progesterone is a very important hormone in maintenance of female health ( and disease ) as in assessing infertility problems , ovulation, miscarriage , in certain ovarian tumors , detecting exogenous production as in adrenal tumors and many more hormonal conditions ask your doctor , will explain why it is needed.
Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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