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Dr. Seth Derman
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Progesterone (Definition)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly ...Read more


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23rd day of 34 days cycle showed progesterone level 36. What does it mean? Have i already ovulated or ovulating or gonna ovulate soon?

23rd day of 34 days cycle  showed progesterone level 36. What does it mean? Have i already ovulated or ovulating or gonna ovulate soon?

Already ovulated...: The progesterone level is usually less than 10 prior to ovulation and over 10 sometime after ovulation. Your level indicates that you HAVE ovulated. If you want to know WHEN you are going to ovulate, you need to do an ovulation prediction test. This is a test of your urine and it turns positive 12-48 hours prior to ovulation. Its frequently helpful to do both tests. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I'm on my 2nd cycle of clomid, (clomiphene) progesterone level checked, was 28 on June 12. When should I take a hpt? When will I get the most accurate answer?

I'm on my 2nd cycle of clomid, (clomiphene) progesterone level checked, was 28 on June 12. When should I take a hpt?  When will I get the most accurate answer?

Around June 19: Usually Progesterone levels after climid are checked around Day 21. Pregnancy test can be done on Day 28, 7 days after a Progesterone test or more accurate is 14 days after positive ovulation test ...Read more

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I was on lupron (leuprolide) 3.75 for 2 months after shot i had a regular cycle and progesterone levels came back fine. Next month progesterone almost below 0 no ovulation...Should i b worried?

I was on lupron (leuprolide) 3.75 for 2 months after shot i had a regular cycle and progesterone levels came back fine. Next month progesterone almost below 0 no ovulation...Should i b worried?

Lupron (leuprolide): Assuming you are on Lupron (leuprolide) to prepare you for ivf, this effect is normal: http://www.Ivf1.Com/ivf-lupron/. You want to suppress Progesterone levels to allow the harvested embryo to be implanted in the endometrium at the right phase. If Progesterone is high, the endometrium is "overstimulated.". ...Read more

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4 weeks 4 days prego. 1st date of last menst.Cycle 2/28. Progesterone levels 8.47 and hCG 377. Conceived 3/11, 12 or 13. Normal or way too low?

Normal: There is a lot of variability. See if you can help your breathing by avoiding inflammatory bacteria in GI tract by avoiding dairy, grains except quinoa, sugar and processed foods. Eat lots of vegetables and high quality unprocessed proteins. Check 25-oh vitamin d level and take sufficient amounts to be in the 50-70nm/l range. ...Read more

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Is a progesterone level of 7.7 bad?

Depends: The progesterone level changes thru the cycle so a level can be normal at one time and abnormal at another ...Read more

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How I check my progesterone level ?

How I check my progesterone level ?

Only by doctor: There is no home test for progesterone. If you have a suspicion of a problem with this, you should see your gynecologist and have an assessment made as to whether it needs evaluation and why. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get a progesterone level done?

Lab: If you have a request from your doctor, any lab should be able to do it. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: progesterone level?

What is the definition or description of: progesterone level?

It's a blood test: A Progesterone level is a blood test that measures the amount of Progesterone in the blood at the particular time the test is performed. ...Read more

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My progesterone level came back as normal, what does that mean?

Normal?: In a cycling woman (age 38?) there is no 'normal, ' only ovulatory or non-ovulatory. There are no illnesses related to Progesterone that is 'too high' or 'too low.' you might ask your doctor what he/she was trying to learn checking progesterone. ...Read more

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Did I ovulate progesterone level 3.6?

Did I ovulate progesterone level 3.6?

Ovulation and prog: A progesterone level over 3.0 is consistent with ovulation. ...Read more

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My progesterone level on CD 7 was 0.3. Is to low to TTC?

Day 21: Progesterone is low in the first half of the cycle. That is why it is not used for fertility testing on cycle day 7. A Progesterone level is drawn in the middle of the luteal phase (second half) of the menstrual cycle to determine if ovulation occurred ...Read more

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43 days since lmp. Progesterone level is 53.8nmol/l. Is this level ok?

Yes: If early pregnancy is established, the corpus luteum (the functional part of the ovary in pregnancy after ovulation) produces higher levels of progesterone. In general, level of Progesterone higher than 25 indicate that corpus luteum function is adequate. Progesterone from the corpus luteum is required to maintain pregnancy until 12-13 weeks when the placenta takes over. ...Read more

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My progesterone level on cd 21 is 0.3ng/ml?

No ovulation: To indicate ovulation the level must be at least 3-4 ng/ml. A normal ovulation produces a value exceeding about 10. So either you are not ovulating or your ovulation will be delayed. ...Read more

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34 days since lmp.Progesterone level is 13.8.Is this level good?

Yes good prog level: There is a wide range of Progesterone levels in pregnancy and we generally pay little attention to it unless it is 5 nannograms/ ml or less. ...Read more

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Did I ovulate progesterone level 3.6 on clomidday 20 if so when?

Probably not: Your progesterone level indicates that you have not ovulated. Contact your doctor for a higher dose of Clomid (clomiphene) or a different approach. For more information www.askyourgynecologist.org ...Read more

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How high does my progesterone level need to be to indicate pregancy?

Varies: A Progesterone level >3 indicated ovulation but usually the value is >10. If pregnant, a Progesterone level <5 usually indicates an abnormal pregnancy (usually is uterus but ectopic possible). Most pregnancies with Progesterone levels >20 are going to be normal, but not all. ...Read more

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Progesterone level 2.3 dr says I ovulated but everything I've read says otherwise! Please help?

Progesterone level 2.3 dr says I ovulated but everything I've read says otherwise! Please help?

Too low to be normal: Your progesterone level is too low to mean a successful ovulation with conception. See an Ob/Gyn Provider and check it out! ...Read more

Progesterone Level (Definition)

A Progesterone level is a blood test that measures the amount of Progesterone in the blood at the particular time ...Read more


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