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A 41-year-old female asked:

Birth control upregulates sex hormone binding globulin shbg allowing it to bind to more circulating free testosterone. will my levels ever be normal ?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Need more info: What are your levels. Are they high? What symptoms do you have? Lab numbers by themselves have very little value. One has to know the clinical setting to be able to interpret them correctly.

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Last updated Jan 29, 2015

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