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I have high dhea how can i get pregnant?

I have high dhea how can i get pregnant?

Unprotected sex: Ignore high DHEA. If you want to get pregnant, engage in unprotected sex. See your FamilyDoc for preconception counseling & to review chronic conditions & medications. Start taking Folic Acid now. Stop drinking alcohol now. Eat right. Exercise. Get plenty of sleep. Then have fun (sex). But must be patient for up to a year. If no pregnancy after 12mo, then see Reproductive Endocrinologist for tests ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How can i get pregnant if i have high dhea?

How can i get pregnant if i have high dhea?

Definitely Possible: I can not answer the question as to how, but you can get pregnant with an elevated DHEA (or DHEA-S). The answer as to how depends on the cause and there are several. You need to see a doctor experienced in disorders of androgens, find the cause & then get treated. I rec starting with an Endocrinologist or Reproductive Endo. Don't panic, first find out if there is even a problem & go from there. ...Read more

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Ttc but i found out my dhea is 411 how can i get pregnant?

Ttc but i found out my dhea is 411 how can i get pregnant?

Simple: have regular sexual intercourse. Spend 15-20 minutes on foreplay and use positions where you have 1-2 pillows under your hips with your legs resting on his shoulders. The way to get pregnant is not to look at numbers; good luck and enjoy. ...Read more

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Is it possible to become pregnant if your dhea level is high?

Is it possible to become pregnant if your dhea level is high?

Yes: Dhea is a precursor for over 50 other hormones, including estrogen and testosterone. Rarely would it prevent pregnancy unless it leads to such high levels of estrogen or testosterone that you are not ovulating. Once you become pregnant, however, it can lead to preterm labor and delivery. I would control it before you attempt conception. ...Read more

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I have high levels of Dheas does this mean I'll have trouble getting pregnant how can I lower it?

First why elevated?: B"sd DHEAS is the highest concentration steroid hormone. From it is formed all the steroids, including estrogen and progesterone. It can also be associated with elevated male hormones like testosterone that can interfere with cycles and ovulation. It also may affect pregnancy outcomes, especially with girl baby. Elevated DHEAS can come from the adrenal glands, ovaries or both. Glad to discuss ...Read more

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Im 29 yo f. Is pregnancy possible with dhea sulfate 419.9? What should I do to make the level normal? Thank you.

Im 29 yo f. Is pregnancy possible with dhea sulfate 419.9? What should I do to make the level normal?  Thank you.

One test: One can not make any determination about fertility based on one lab result. Your doctor will need a complete medical history, exam and testing to assess your fertility. Alternatively just start trying and see if you get pregnant. ...Read more

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28 f, DHEA Sulfate 240.9 ug/dl. How high is this and what could it mean? Trying to get pregnant. Dr gave Dexamethasone without explaining situtation

28 f, DHEA Sulfate 240.9 ug/dl.

How high is this and what could it mean? Trying to get pregnant. Dr gave Dexamethasone without explaining situtation

Dex: You must either go back and see your doctor or find another doctor. A doctor should not (must not!) prescribe a new medicine for you without explaining why and how it works. ...Read more

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Can the use of dexamethasone cause thyroid to either go high or low, give your body thyroid issues? Used it for high dhea levels to try & get pregnant

Can the use of dexamethasone cause thyroid to either go high or low, give your body thyroid issues? Used it for high dhea levels to try & get pregnant

Depends on the dose: Very high dose steroids can decrease the secretion of tsh, the hormone that makes the thyroid make more thyroid hormone. They can also decrease the conversion of thyroid hormone t4, to its more active form, t3 (liothyronine). ...Read more

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What to do if elevated testosterone and dheas levels and pregnant?

What to do if elevated testosterone and dheas levels and pregnant?

Pregnant: Pregnant at age fifty can work out just fine but you need to see your obstetrician regularly. Obstetricians really know what they are doing to help you. ...Read more

Dhea (Definition)

Dhea= dihydroepiandrosterone ...Read more