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Please somebody help. I'm 30 yo, i've been diagnosed with low t (3.86 ng/ml), low normal LH & FSH (0.97 & 3.15 miu). Is there a permanent cure?

Please somebody help. I'm 30 yo, i've been diagnosed with low t (3.86 ng/ml), low normal LH & FSH (0.97 & 3.15 miu). Is there a permanent cure?

No cure, but help: Not knowing what your diagnosis is, i can't say for sure. Men your age with low testosterone may have any of a number of medical reasons for that. In medicine, we speak of "cure" meaning that the illness is permanently gone with no further treatment. Most illnesses cannot be cured, but well treated. Go to your physician and get a thorough evaluation, which will then lead to treatment. ...Read more

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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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Hello! :) my brother who is in his late 20's is having high FSH level 54. Can you please tell me whether is it alright or if its dangerous? If so what

Testicular failure: Elevations in fsh suggest that the testicular cells responsible for sperm production aren't properly functioning. It is very important to identify the problem as there may be genetic reasons behind it. Additionally, fertility may be affected. Some centers may be able to preserve some sperm cells if he is en route to infertility. Your brother should be seeing an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Can you be treated for a high fsh?

Yes: High fsh indicates low ovarian reserve, a low number of eggs. Very high fsh indicates menopause and requires oocyte donation to conceive. Modest elevations in fsh indicate that egg numbers are low. Many women with low egg numbers can successfully conceive. While fsh is a reasonable measure of egg numbers, it is not a good measure of egg quality. If eggs are available, treatment might work. ...Read more

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My wife's FSH is 4.2 LH 6.5 is it normal?

Yes: Both fsh and lh values are normal. They do vary based on the time in the cycle when obtained. It helps us to know the context for the values but in this case the values are normal most of the time in the cycle except at ovulation when the lh would be high. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: fsh?

What is the definition or description of: fsh?

FSH: 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 reserve for fertility planning. ...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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How does FSH reach the ovaries?

How does FSH reach the ovaries?

In the blood: FSH is made in the pituitary gland, released into the blood and carried to the ovaries where it is needed for development of follicles into mature egg cells ...Read more

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Can your FSH levels be high and estrogen high?

Fsh relates to: Egg development, not estrogen level, which is regulated by another pituitary hormone known as lh. ...Read more

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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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My FSH level is 1.77 and my LH is 10.26. Are these normal?

Depends: FSH and LH levels depend on many factors and it would be better to let you doctor make the interpretation. For info, consult these two sites. http://www.webmd.com/women/follicle-stimulating-hormone?page=3 http://www.webmd.com/women/luteinizing-hormone?page=3 ...Read more

Dr. Chad Rudnick
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Pediatrics (Definition)

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