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do i have to see a specialist to get a fsh ordered?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: Any physician can order this.
Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Talk with your doc: You can talk with your regular doctor about this too!

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A 33-year-old member asked:

What are FSH scores used for?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Seth Derman
Fertility Medicine 33 years experience
FSH levels: Fsh score is not commonly used term in reproductive medicine. If you are asking about fsh levels, this a a blood test drawn around day 3 of your cycle. It measures your ovarian reserve or ovarian aging and we like it be generally less than 10.
CA
A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: fsh?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
FSH: Fsh is a peptide hormone synthesized in the anterior (forward) pituitary gland in both males and females. The name 'follicle stimulating hormone' refers to its role in females, namely to recruit and prepare an oocyte (egg) in the first half of the menstrual cycle leading up to ovulation. Fsh is often measured in blood to test a woman's ovarian reserve for fertility planning.
A 52-year-old female asked:

What does having a FSH count of 137 mean at 52 years old?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Seth Derman
Fertility Medicine 33 years experience
Menopause: If your fsh is this high, you are likely menopausal. Of corurse, in order to be in menopause your period has to have stopped.
Ghana
A 32-year-old female asked:

What treatment do u suggest for elevated fsh?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Byars
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Find out more: If fsh is in the menopausal range, you must have either had both ovaries removed or have very premature menopause. Find out more, especially whether you may need estrogen.
San Ramon, CA
A 35-year-old female asked:

Are there ways to lower fsh?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Why?: How high is your fsh. Why do you want to decrease it? Are your periods regular? Need more information.

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