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Going Off Estradiol
I'm ttc2nd child for 2months.now i did a test:FSH2.68mU/ml,Estradiol 240pg/ml,sex hormon binding glubulin150nmol/l on the 5th day of cycle.What means?
These are: sophisticated tests that need interpretation. Some experts believe an estimate of ovarian reserve (how many eggs you have/their quality) is indicated by the level of FSH or estradiol on day 3 of the menstrual cycle. Your FSH is normal; the estradiol is a little high.SHBG suggests how much estradiol might be available/"unbound". Your results are a little conflicting and need personal interpretation ...Read more
Depends on purpose: For menopause, it reduces flashes, helps with sleep disorder, helps with vaginal dryness and mood issues for fertility it helps with the lining of the uterus for contraception in conjunction with progesterone, it suppresses ovulation it does stimulate breast tissue and has the potential to fuel cancers. ...Read more
Depends on cycle: The Estradiol levels vary dramatically depending on when they were drawn during your cycle. This value would be in the normal range early in your cycle during the "follicular" phase, but abnormal around ovulation. It is perhaps more important what the fsh value was on day#3. Even more important is the question "why were you having it drawn in the first place?". ...Read more
Yes: That dose of estrogen is about equivalent to 2% of the usual daily estrogen production from the ovaries. You would need to take 100 of the 2mg Estradiol each day to replace the normal ovarian production. However, most women do not need to take that much and the usual dose is 2 to 4 mg per day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Estrogen: Estradiol is the shortened version of 17 beta estradiol, a naturally occurring sex hormone in the estrogen family. In fact, it is the most active and the most prevalent of the three main Estrogens in reproductive age women. In women, it decreases dramatically after menopause. Estradiol is also present in males in small amounts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer