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Hcg And Gynecomastia
Can losing a testicle after puberty cause gyno (gynecomastia) in males after a long period of time?(low testerone, man boobs?)
Gynecomastia is enlargement of the breast tissue in male patients. A common reason for it is during the puberty. Other causes are secondary to hormonal imbalnce, liver function abnormality, side effect of certain medications or other drugs, excess alcohol consumption and sometimes unknown causes. It would be best to see a breast care provider to work up its causes and ...Read more
Why Progesterone levels so low, normal FSH, LH & prolactin? Not being able to lose weight, belly fat, depression, tiredness and muscle pain symptoms?
Endocrine consult: Endocrine consult appropriate here.Get a more detailed answer ›
Will cabergoline treat a slight gynacomastia from prolactinoma-.5mg 3x/wk, now hormone lvls are normal but soreness in breasts, will it recede normally?
First, cabergoline: Is generally given only 2x/week. If prolactin levels have been normalized, there may be a slight reduction in gynecomastia, but once the tissue has increased, it may never return to prior status. It should, however, not worsen as long as prolactin levels remain normal. ...Read more
Can fertility drugs like Gonal-F & HCG for IUI increase growth hormone levels and increase the height of a 30-something woman by noticeable amounts?
No: That would be big business if it could do that ...Read more
My o.B. Ran an hCG & testosterone lvl blood test to help determine stage of pregnancy-what are expected levels?-(esp surprised by testosterone?)
My FSH done at 8 AM LEVEL IS 1.13mlU/ml and free testosterone at 20.33 pg/ml...LH and Prolactin normal...I am facing symptoms similar to Hypogonadism?
Hypogonadism: Symptoms of h. are extensive and overlap with many conditions (other hormonal, psychological and medical causes). Your labs suggest other causes such as depression, sleep disorders or cardiopulmonary disorders be considered. Have a thorough history and physical to help determine the source of your symptoms. ...Read more
Beta HCG : A very good question. The pills and injections given in the "hcg diet" will cause blood and urine levels of bhcg to rise. However, two measurements, a week or more apart, should differentiate between pregnancy ( where the levels will rise predictably) and diet drugs, assuming you are taking a constant dose for the diet treatments. ...Read more
Reproductive career: Towards the end of their "reproductive career" in some women their body is telling them so and even though there may not be an actual desire to become pregnant, the body displays pregnancy symptoms. Uterine growth in a 47 y/o should be monitored closely by a gynecologist. ...Read more
How to treat high LH in pcos? All hormones est, test, prog, dh, sb, and ovary size, insulin normal. Corp leut once saw with many cysts but not always.
You don't: Goal of treatment is not to treat high lh. It is to regulate the periods in women not trying to get pregnant, help with fertility in women who are, improve Insulin resistance and treat excess hair growth and hair loss and prevention of diabetes and high chol. High lh is just a marker that pcos may be present but is not used for diagnosis. ...Read more
Not likely: Just like HCG drops have no proven clinical evidence that is does anything beneficial, the same is true for "hcg hormone free drops". These are all food supplements with no proven benefit, and are generally a waste of money. The most important part of any weight loss program is following a calorie restricted diet and doing exercise. ...Read more
277 hCG on 11/04 and numbers doubled on 11/06. Pcos and blighted ovum on 08/16. Don't know my progesterone level. Due to conditions and loss, should i?
The doc should: Draw a Progesterone level with the beta because a high one is reassuring a a low one under 5 is not, 5-10 is worrisome, over 10 is normal, over 20 is favorable and repeat the beta in 3 days should double every 3 days if u are preg now the blighted ovum on 8/16 has nothing to do with this pregnancy. ...Read more
All hormones in range, pcos on ultrasound and lh:fsh is 3:1. Shbg, dhea, test, estro all normal. Prog lev. In luteal as if follicu. Stage. What is it?
PCOS and ovulation: The labs suggest you have pcos and are not ovulating regularly. You may take Clomid (clomiphene) or Femara to get you to ovulate consistently. If the oral medications aren't successful, you may need to consider injectable medications or ivf as an alternative. Depending on other parameters, you may also benefit from using metformin or some measure to reduce your Insulin levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sir, my both testis are small, testosterone level low but and oligospermia, but LH and FSH is normal, am i capable overcome this situation?
See endocrinologist: What you are describing is called primary hypogonadism. First, the cause must be identified. Then, depending on that cause, the outlook and the proper treatment can be seen. You need an evaluation by an endocrinologist, who can obtain the needed studies and direct our treatment ...Read more
High FSH/LH: These levels indicate very low ovarian function and are usually seen only in menopause. This would indicate that the fertility specialists would have a difficult or impossible time in retrieving any eggs from your ovaries. Donor eggs are a possibility, but this requires exceptional efforts to ready your uterine lining for implantation. Consult an IVF specialist. They will have the answers. ...Read more
I am 5w pregnant not may symptoms only breast tenderness. My hCG levels 12/13--23, 12/17--139.2, 12/20--612.4, and 12/24--3136. Is everything okay?
Looks good: That looks pretty good. Follow-up closely with ob/gyn so they can get an ultrasound soon. They can usually start getting an initial look soon. ...Read more
Pcos 30yr, height 159 inches and weight is 65 kgs will Clomid (clomiphene) induce pregnancy in me my last fsh, lh, glucosetolerance, prolactin, testosteroneare normal?
No.: Dangerous combination. Don't believe the internet.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is single duct l nipple clear d/c ever just hormones? Prolactin level good and breast sono of nipple clear.
Please read this: Video: if i had - unilateral nipple discharge - dr. Sarah a ... www.insidermedicine.com/archives/video_if_i_had... There is an excellent discussion of your symptom along with statistics that are much in your favor, but which nonetheless require a full work-up. Play it safe and have this evaluated fully. You will understand after your done with the article. ...Read more
Gynecomastia, or enlargement of the male breast gland, can be due to hormone, imabalances, medications, age, or genetics. It is a medically treatable condition - see a board-certified plastic surgeon for the different options. These can include liposuction, direct excision of the glandular tissue, and even excision of ...Read more