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Elevated Free Testosterone In Women With Ovarian Tumor
50 yr old F, total Testosterone is 51, T Free 12.6, DHEA normal. Doctor is concerned about Ovarian Tumor. Are age and levels indicative of OC?
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
I have PCOS my free testosterone came back elevated, total serum test. was normal (25). why is this and how do i treat it?
I am a 21 year old female and i want to know What does it mean if my testosterone serum is high (111) and my free testosterone is normal 1.4?
Testosterone: in females may be produced by tumors in the adrenal or in the ovary. You should consult your doctor about these findings. ...Read more
How can I increase my low shbg coupled with high free testosterone levels? I'm a young female, lean, active, & suffering from a surge acne severity.
20 year old girl free testosterone level is 2,0 is it normal? ( 2,6-5,5 pg ml written as norma for fertile woman )
Probably normal: Hi. That's probably normal. I'm not sure what you're really trying to find out. Why did some doctor measure your free testosterone? Usually that's to work up hirsutism (male pattern hair growth) and/or irregular/absent periods. If it was for a low libido workup, it may be an issue. Are you cycling normally? Free testosterone will vary with your cycle, and repeating it may be normal. Need more info ...Read more
Many types.: These are classified by the histology or cell make-up of the tumor. Surface epithelial-stromal tumor is the most common and includes serous tumour, endometrioid tumor and mucinous cystadenocarcinoma. Sex cord-stromal tumor comprise 8% of ovarian tumors and include granulosa cell, and sertoli leydig cell tumor. Germ cell tumors, like teratoma make up another 30%. Mixed tumors are another type. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ovarian Tumor: Without knowing more information about the type and extent of the tumor, it is hard to advise you. There are analgesics for pain that your doctor can order, but if the tumor has spread to other organs or bone, the choices become more complex. It is best to consult with your gynecologist/ oncologist and discuss specific pain palliation for your specific set of circumstances. ...Read more
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