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Explain a 3.8 FSH level ?

Explain a 3.8 FSH level ?

Need context : FSh labs results need to be interpreted knowing information about the patient otherwise it's hard to interpret. According to your profile if you are a 47 year old female then a low FSH means that your not in menopause yet ...Read more

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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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What do you suggest if my FSH level is 1.77 and my LH is 10.26 is it normal ?

What do you suggest if my FSH level is 1.77 and my LH is 10.26 is it normal ?

Need a lot: more info, as lab will vary with time of day and time of cycle. Best to discuss w/your physician. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a male to have a 0.7 FSH level?

Is it normal for a male to have a 0.7 FSH level?

FSH level: Fsh controls testicular function mainly spermatogenesis if sperm development is affected then fsh goes up so levels you quote are normal if sperm counts are normal. ...Read more

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My wife has levels of under 0 for LH and FSH what does this mean?

Not possible: There is no such thing as less than zero. This does not make any sense. If you have made a typo, then please re-ask. If you are saying there are undetectable levels of either, then she needs imaging of her head, such as an MRI to evaluate the pituitary gland. ...Read more

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What are normal LH and FSH levels?

It depends: Totally on where they are drawn relative to your menstrual cycle, age, and also the functional capacity of your ovaries in terms of estrogen secretion and egg production. Lh normal is 1-20 with a surge before ovulation. Fsh is lowest 3-5 days after last menses. ...Read more

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My LH levels are 22.3 and my FSH is 71 what does this mean?

My LH levels are 22.3 and my FSH is 71 what does this mean?

Need: more history to really give you a best answer. The LH levels could be from ovulation, menopause, PCOS, to name a few. The FSH level is high and most assoc with menopause. Send more info like age, current menstrual history, ...Read more

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Is FSH level of 1.6 normal for a 28/male? What does that level mean?

Is FSH level of 1.6 normal for a 28/male? What does that level mean?

Appropriate level: This level is on the lower end of expected values for an adult male, but may be appropriate for the stated age. The value should be correlated with the clinical presentation. ...Read more

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What can cause low FSH level in males?

Low FSH: Surely your doctor examined you and obtained lab data which included a low FSH. Did he/she not tell you what a low FSH meant and what needed to be done about it. If this discussion did not happen please call the doctor and ask for more advice. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes low FSH level in males?

Please tell me what causes low FSH level in males?

FSH levels are: Normally "low" in normal males -- from 2.0 to about 9.2. Lower levels are generally difficult for most assays to detect -- but can be due to a variety of medications (particularly anti-convulsants), as well as pituitary deficiency including hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism and less commonly other disorders including testicular cancer. Check w/your doctor if you're concerned. ...Read more

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What causes higher levels of FSH in males (61 years old)?

Decreased sperm: Production will lead to a feedback mechanism which is attempting to produce more sperm. At your age, it's unlikely that you're considering fathering more children, but see your doctor if you are. If your lh is also elevated, you need to have your testosterone checked as well. ...Read more

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