A member asked:

Why would i have high levels of dhea

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez answered

Specializes in Geriatrics

?Polycystic Ovaries: One possibility is polycystic ovaries (pcos) hyperandrogenemia is present in 60% to 80% of women with pcos: 70% have elevated free testosterone, 40% have elevated total testosterone, 25% have elevated dheas. Check with gyn or endocrinologist.

Answered 4/29/2018


Dr. Edward Workman answered

Specializes in Pain Management

PCOS, adrenal tumor: High levels of DHEA and DHEAs are commonly seen in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Extremely high levels are seen in adrenal tumors. Imaging should provide a diagnosis.

Answered 6/10/2017



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