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If luteinizing hormone (8.2) was greater than FSH (2.1) around mid cycle i think after ovulation, is that pcos because of lh:fsh ratio? Testos. <0.69

If luteinizing hormone (8.2) was greater than FSH (2.1) around mid cycle i think after ovulation, is that pcos because of lh:fsh ratio? Testos. <0.69

Possible: PCOS is the diagnosis of exclusion in that you need to make sure you rule other causes of menstrual irregularities. Most important clinical feature is menstrual irregularities and hyperandrogenic signs /symptoms plus or minus polycystic ovaries on ultrasound. It is very clinical one and you need to see endocrinologist or OBGYN ...Read more

Dr. Michael Opsahl
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Fsh (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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High follicle-stimulating hormone (fsh) and luteinizing hormone (lh)--what are normal levels at ovulation?

High follicle-stimulating hormone (fsh) and luteinizing hormone (lh)--what are normal levels at ovulation?

Varies: Lh levels peak just before ovulation, usually over 25 iu/l. During the rest of the cycle lh levels should be very low. Fsh levels are slightly high (5-10 iu/l) around cycle day #3 and also peak just before ovulation, around 15iu/l. ...Read more

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My fsh/lh hormone is anovulation.. and my doctor is putting me on progesterone... is that a good thing to get me OVULATING???

My  fsh/lh hormone is anovulation.. and my doctor is putting me on progesterone... is that a good thing to get me OVULATING???

Won't help ovulation: Progesterone can be used to make you have 'withdrawal bleeding' so that you shed the lining of your uterus, to prevent a thick lining or pre-cancerous changes in the lining. Progesterone won't help you to ovulate (release an egg) - if you're trying to conceive with irregular periods or no periods, see a fertility specialist for help. ...Read more

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What can I do to stimulate my luteinizing hormone (lh) and follicle-stimulating hormone (fsh)?

What can I do to stimulate my luteinizing hormone (lh) and follicle-stimulating hormone (fsh)?

Medication: First, the cause of the low luteinizing hormone (lh) and follicle stimulating hormone (fsh) levels needs to be determined. Second, the answer may be different for men versus women. Sometimes lifestyle changes are enough to correct abnormal FSH and/or lh levels. There are medications, such as Clomid (clomiphene) or inject able FSH & lh that can be helpful. See a fertility specialist and get tested, first. ...Read more

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What can I do to stimulate both my luteinizing hormone (lh) and follicle-stimulating hormone (fsh) at 45?

What can I do to stimulate both my luteinizing hormone (lh) and follicle-stimulating hormone (fsh) at 45?

Purified FSH: There are injections that fertility doctors use that contain fsh. In the past, pergonal (menotropins) was used to stimulate ovarian egg production and was a mixture of purified fsh and lh. To simulate the lh surge during fertility stimulation cycles, the pregnancy hormone HCG is used in high doses. ...Read more

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My blood test shows, FSH at 0.97miu/ml and luteinizing hormone at <0.2miu/ml. I am experiencing ED and malase! what does this mean?

My blood test shows, FSH at 0.97miu/ml and luteinizing hormone at <0.2miu/ml. I am experiencing ED and malase! what does this mean?

Malase: Erectile dysfunction is uncommon at your age and needs careful attention by your doctor. At the same time your doctor MUST review the lab results and determine why they are so low. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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In which part of the cycle is luteinizing hormone higher than FSH normal?

Around ovulation: At this point in your cycle there is a surge in both LH and FSH but much more so in the case of LH. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about hormone physiology: what's the difference between follicle-stimulating hormone & luteinizing hormone?

Can you tell me about hormone physiology: what's the difference between follicle-stimulating hormone & luteinizing hormone?

FSH and LH: I suggest that you go online to learn about FSH and LH. There are several articles designed specifically for persons who are not doctors. Any questions after going through the articles (take your time) send in another note or question. ...Read more

Dr. Anne Steiner
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Luteinizing Hormone (Definition)

Luteinizing hormone (lh) is released by the master gland (pituitary) in the brain to cause ovulation. The egg is released from the ovary and ready to be fertilized. The ovary also then produces Progesterone to prepare the inside lining of the uterus for implantation of the fertilized egg and support it until the placenta takes over production ...Read more


Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more