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Can a 44 year old woman with an elevated FSH level in perimenopause still get pregnant with her own eggs?

Can a 44 year old woman with an elevated FSH level in perimenopause still get pregnant with her own eggs?

Yes: It is possible but chance are low. On average at age 44 even with normal fsh values pregnancy rates with ivf are less than 5%. So with abnormal values rates are affected. But it is not impossible. ...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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Does a FSH level of 45.7 perimenopause or menopause? severe flashes, sweating and breast tenderness

Does a FSH level of 45.7 perimenopause or menopause? severe flashes, sweating and breast tenderness

Suggests menopause: That level suggests menopause. Since you are above tha average age (51), it's likely you've gone through menopause. ...Read more

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Fsh levels in menopause, peri menopauseI have a FSH level of 46. I have read that if the level is less than 50 this is perimenopause?

Fsh levels in menopause, peri menopauseI have a FSH level of 46. I have read that if the level is less than 50 this is perimenopause?

Menopause: Hi Kim, Menopause is defined as no menses for 1 year. Prior to this, bleeding may be irregular, heavy periods or light. You may have night sweats, mood swings, sleep disturbances. The average age of menopause is 52.4 years. 5 years on either side of this may represent a peri-menopausal state. Listen to your body and no matter the lab value, no period for a year is menopause. ...Read more

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Today: FSH 4.5miu/ml, LH 3.9miu/ml, prolact 187mu/l, estrad 98pg/ml progest 0.43ng/ml, 0.52ng/ml.Not pregnant. Pms late 18days. Is it perimenopause?

Today: FSH 4.5miu/ml, LH 3.9miu/ml, prolact 187mu/l, estrad 98pg/ml progest 0.43ng/ml, 0.52ng/ml.Not pregnant. Pms late 18days. Is it perimenopause?

No: Your fsh and lh are low so it is not perimenopause. Ask your doctor about your prolactin level. It appears high but that will depend on what lab your doctor is using. ...Read more

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What are normal LH and FSH levels?

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

Dr. Thomas Lyons
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Perimenopause (Definition)

Year period of time when estrogen secretion begins to decline, periods become irregular, symptoms such as hot flashes may begin, along with mood swings and other changes. Talk ...Read more


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