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Fsh level 7.5, LH level 11, progesterone level 2.5, and thyroid level 1.8. Are all these normal? 16th day of cycle. Irregular periods.

Fsh level 7.5, LH level 11, progesterone level 2.5, and thyroid level 1.8. Are all these normal? 16th day of cycle. Irregular periods.

Sounds like PCOS: These levels show you have not ovulated by day 16 due to the lower progesterone. Typically throughout the month the fsh is higher than the lh. The lh goes up just before ovulation to trigger the release of the egg. This is what on ovulation predictor kit is checking for. You could be seeing the lh surge just before ovulation which could happen as late as day 20, or it could be high b/c of pcos. ...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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I just turned 42. 5 weeks late and put on provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 10mg/10 days to induce period. Thyroid, prolactin, estrogen good. FSH level was at 30. Peri men?

I just turned 42. 5 weeks late and put on provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 10mg/10 days to induce period. Thyroid, prolactin, estrogen good. FSH level was at 30. Peri men?

Menopause: You did not say whether taking Provera (medroxyprogesterone) brought on your period. If it did, it means you still have reasonable estrogen production. However, the FSH level of 30 is consistent with starting menopause. However, you must make sure you are not pregnant if Provera (medroxyprogesterone) did not bring on your period. ...Read more

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Does a high FSH level indicate low estrogen or hight estrogen?

Does a high FSH level indicate low estrogen or hight estrogen?

Low estrogen: Fsh stimulates estrogen production. If estrogen is low the stimulation increases, causing the fsh to be elevated. ...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

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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My FSH level is 9.2 is its normal and also my cervix is high is its normal and also i got 11 day long cycle what is the reasons?

My  FSH level  is 9.2 is its normal and also my cervix is high  is its normal and also i got 11 day long cycle  what is the reasons?

Yes and no : Your FSH level is in the normal range. It is not abnormal to have a cervix that sits high , but an 11 day cycle is not normal. If you mean that you had eleven days from the first day of one period until the first day of the next episode of bleeding, you need to see your doctor for evaluation ...Read more

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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

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Is FSH level of 18 considered high if the lab range is (3-17.99) in low T, does that point towards testicular failure?

Close to normal: This value is essentially normal or close to the high end of normal. Check with a urologist or endocrinologist if concerned about testicular function ...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

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Can you check your FSH level while ovulating?

No: Fsh levels are meaningless except when done close to the 3rd day of your cycle. An elevated level suggests that you have fewer eggs and possibly ones that are of lesser quality. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more