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Doctor insights on: High Progesterone Levels In Men

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Dr. Seth Derman
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Progesterone (Definition)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly ...Read more


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What causes high progesterone levels in young women?

Progesterone: Reproductive-age women make increased Progesterone during their luteal phase (after ovulation.) there are no diseases charactereized primarily by elevated progesterone. The most common reasons for a 'high' level is pregnancy or taking supplemental progesterone. ...Read more

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Does a high basal temperature tell you about progesterone levels?

Does a high basal temperature tell you about progesterone levels?

Generally not: You haven't mentioned how high your basal temperature is. ...Read more

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Both my estrogen and progesterone levels are high, why could this be?

Both my estrogen and progesterone levels are high, why could this be?

Cycle: Let's say you are on your period, estrogen and Progesterone levels are going to be at it's lowest levels. On the other hand if you were to be mid cycle or late into your cycle your estrogen and Progesterone are going to be elevated, that is to ovulate and get the endometrium ready for implantation. But if you were early post period at the time of blood sampling that could be abnormal. ...Read more

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Should I take progesterone pills if I have a histpry of miscarriages? Even if my progesterone levels are high

Should I take progesterone pills if I have a histpry of miscarriages? Even if my progesterone levels are high

Probably not: Progesterone is not dangerous — although it also isn't helpful in many cases. Progesterone is one of several causes for miscarriage, and not the most common. For women who need Progesterone taking it orally is mostly not adequate. Have you been tested for recurrent miscarriage? ...Read more

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Can treating my high prolactin level regulate my progesterone levels too? I am. Taking dopergin for high prolactin

Can treating my high prolactin level regulate my progesterone levels too? I am. Taking dopergin for high prolactin

Possible: High prolactin can disrupt the whole female hormonal axis. Fixing it is the first step in getting the period normalize. See your doctor as directed. ...Read more

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If my levels are high enough of progesterone, will taking progesterone pills harm me? Is there a such thing at too much

If my levels are high enough of progesterone, will taking progesterone pills harm me? Is there a such thing at too much

Yes there is such a.: Prosterone is a chemical/hormone. It is the main ingredient in depo-prover, an injectable birth control which provides much higher than your natural level to "shut-off" ovulation and overide the effect of your estrogen. Does this have side effects--sure it does. My principle is: if you don't need it, don't use it. Use the smallest effective dose when needed. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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High progesterone levels but no hcg, what does thst mean?

You ovualted: An elevated Progesterone level with a negative HCG means you ovulated but you are either not pregnant, or you ovulated late and it is too early to check. ...Read more

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How high does my progesterone level need to be to indicate pregancy?

Varies: A Progesterone level >3 indicated ovulation but usually the value is >10. If pregnant, a Progesterone level <5 usually indicates an abnormal pregnancy (usually is uterus but ectopic possible). Most pregnancies with Progesterone levels >20 are going to be normal, but not all. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have elevated prolactin and 17 oh progesterone levels?

What do you recommend if I have elevated prolactin and 17 oh progesterone levels?

See a specialist: The best recommendation is to see an Endocrinologist. There are many causes of elevated prolactin, and many causes of elevated 17 OH progesterone. You need to see someone to help you sort it out. ...Read more

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How to treat very low progesterone level and high estrogen levels?

Nothing: My guess is the hormones levels were just drawn at the early part of the cycle, which is exactly what you would expect to see at that time. If the hormones were drawn late in the cycle, the result would be the opposite. Probably does not need any treatment at all. ...Read more

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Does high prolactin levels cause low progesterone? What's the relation between these two hormones?

Does high prolactin levels cause low progesterone? What's the relation between these two hormones?

Prolactin: Is a PITUITARY hormone which causes lactation in females ... It is not related to progesterone which is produced by the ovaries!

Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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If your levels are high ebough of progesterone while pregnant, can taking progesterone pills to harm you? Is that too much?

If your levels are high ebough of progesterone while pregnant, can taking progesterone pills to harm you? Is that too much?

No : Progesterone is a normal hormone secreted during pregnancy. Taking a supplement prescribed by your doctor is not dangerous. Please follow your doctors instructions. ...Read more

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Can low progesterone levels mean I will miscarry if my hCG is still high?

Depends: A very low Progesterone level of less than 5 almost always means the pregnancy is not good. Most "low" levels are higher than that and are not predictive of pregnsncy outcome. ...Read more

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Is your progesterone the same high level when you are possibly pregnant or period coming?

Can't say: Progesterone levels in blood during the luteal phase (two weeks after ovulation and/or conception) vary too widely to distinguish pregnancy from normal ovulation. Luteal Progesterone levels are unreliable even for the so-called luteal-phase defect, they really only say you did-or-didn't ovulate. ...Read more

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