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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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I'm 35 & have been told my FSH & LH hormone levels are high & im going through menopause could there be other causes than the menopause?

I'm 35 & have been told my FSH & LH hormone levels are high & im going through menopause could there be other causes than the menopause?

High FSH and LH: Yes. Did you have surgical removal of ovaries? I would do a history on women in your family to get average of menopause. Are you taking any meds? ...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

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Is there any natural method that can help increase LH hormone or help to ovulate like any kind of food or something else?

Is there any natural method that can help increase LH hormone or help to ovulate like any kind of food or something else?

Fertility Diet: This is a fairly extensive guide to natural ways to enhance fertility. I hope it helps.

http://natural-fertility-info. Com/clomid-natural-alternatives-to-clomid. Html ...Read more

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How is LH hormone produced? Is it necessary to have a growing follicle to have an LH surge? How often does ovulation occur after a positive OPK?

How is LH hormone produced? Is it necessary to have a growing follicle to have an LH surge? How often does ovulation occur after a positive OPK?

LH: LH is made in the anterior pituitary, it takes a whole book chapter to explain how. It is necessary to have a threshold Estradiol level to have an LH surge, so practically speaking it is necessary to have a follicle. It is unknown for certain how often ovulation occurs after surge, but conservatively it is likely at least 95% of the time. ...Read more

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Had cycle day 3 blood work. Dr. Said all was normal and my FSH and another hormone? Indicated I would ovulate? What hormones could indicate this?

Normal day 3: No day-3 hormone says you will or won't ovulate. The fsh on d3 is measure of ovarian reserve and should be excellent in most 27 year olds. Its common to check Estradiol (e2) on d3 also as a cross check of the fsh measurement. Some doctors check amh on d3, but it doesn't really add much to a normal fsh, some check Progesterone (p4) but this isn't usually very useful. ...Read more

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If a person cannot ovulate, does she have normal value hormone lik for a person who ovulating? I refer to leutnising hormone, fsh, b-hcg, oestrogent

If a person cannot ovulate, does she have normal value hormone lik for a person who ovulating? I refer to leutnising hormone, fsh, b-hcg, oestrogent

No: I may be a little confused about the question, but my answer is 'no.' women who cycle/ovulate have fairly predictable patterns of all of those hormones, women who do not cycle will have a different pattern. ...Read more

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Which hormone is found in the highest concentration just before ovulation?

Which hormone is found in the highest concentration just before ovulation?

LH: The lh level spikes just prior to ovulation and is what triggers ovulation. The lh or lutenizing hormone is what is measured in ovulation predictor kits. Lh comes from the pituitary gland. ...Read more

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Am unmarried arnd 28 yrs old my flow of cycles decreased from 6 days to now 3 days my USG said in 2013have large follicle in right ovary my hormones FSH LH Progrsterone was normal by gyno now its continuously decreasing am I going to infertility?

Unknown: There is not enough information for us to conclude anything about your future fertility. I would ask your obgyn to discuss the details of your FSH and LH hormone. They can go over the levels and tell you if anything is going on. Since your cycles are regular it is not likely there is a hormonal problem. ...Read more

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What causes long cycles and extra hair if hormones are within normal range and period happens 14 days after ovulation?

What causes long cycles and extra hair if hormones are within normal range and period happens 14 days after ovulation?

Many options.: There are lots of treatment options you can discuss with your doctor for long periods. Lysteda is a nonhormone medication designed for heavy periods. Some benefit from birth control pills, patch or nuvaring. The Skyla and Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can stop your period in many cases cases. Hair growth is often caused by genetics but in some cases can be improved with treatments. ...Read more

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I have green disharge very early after ovulation with cramps (day 18). On hCG injections. Hormone levels normal. What is the cause?

I have green disharge very early after ovulation with cramps (day 18). On hCG injections. Hormone levels normal. What is the cause?

Discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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How do hormones "cross react" on a pregnant test from hormone surge from ovulation? This can turn a pregnant test + day after ovulation & possible conception?

How do hormones "cross react" on a pregnant test from hormone surge from ovulation? This can turn a pregnant test + day after ovulation & possible conception?

Not likely to happen: Ovulation predictor tests detect lh (luteinizing hormone) in your urine. Urine pregnancy tests (upt) look for HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) which is similar to lh but not the same hormone. There isn't enough lh in your urine from the pre-ovulation lh surge to give you a "false positive" upt. The upt is very accurate. A HCG injection to trigger ovulation will give you a + upt for a week or so. ...Read more

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White mucus week after ovulation. Its last for one day. What is it? The decline in hormone levels? Thanks

White mucus week after ovulation. Its last for one day. What is it? The decline in hormone levels? Thanks

Hormone response: White mucus is not diagnostic of anything specific however if it occurs on a regular basis mid cycle, it might signal a decrease in progesterone secretion in a woman. As woman's hormone levels cycle every month, and are responsive to multiple chemical changes one would have to measure blood levels over the month to document a decrease in hormone levels. ...Read more

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After ovulation, I get extremely tired as well as feeling dizzy, nauseous and breast tenderness. I am not pregnant. Could I have a hormone imbalance?

No: If you're ovulating, your hormones are just right. You just might be very sensitive to the normal hormonal cycle. Pills, shots, or implants can be used to prevent ovulation, and stabilize your hormones so they don't vary so much through the cycle. See a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Clomid (clomiphene) help to increase FSH and LH to trigger ovulation, FSH and LH produce estrogen for lining, but why some drs say Clomid (clomiphene) will thin lining?

Clomid (clomiphene) help to increase FSH and LH to trigger ovulation, FSH and LH produce estrogen for lining, but why some drs say Clomid (clomiphene) will thin lining?

Antiestrogen: Clomid (clomiphene) works by blocking estrogen in your brain and pituitary gland. This makes the hormones rise which stimulate your eggs to grow. Unfortunately, it also blocks estrogen at the cervix and at your uterine lining. This can harm cervical mucus and make your uterus less receptive. ...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. William Singer
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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