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Ova1tm Includes Fsh And Lh
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Not bad: They are within normal range, a bit non-specific though. To interpret FSH we need to know the day of your cycle it was checked: CD3 is the optimal day, in this case your level is a little higher than expected for a 24 year old. If checked at any other time, probably not important. Good wishes. ...Read more
How low?: It depends upon how low and if the lab was drawn in the morning (8-10 am) to be valid. If your testosterone and free testosterone are low in the morning, and your lh/fsh are also low, it means your brain or pituitary is not sensing the low testosterone and signaling your testicles to produce more hormone. If so, an x-ray exam would be needed. Hope you aren't using narcotics or androgens. ...Read more
Why was it done?: Your fsh and lh vary considerably during the normal menstrual cycle. Midcycle, around ovulation, lh and fsh are usually high, maybe around 100, but these values are typical of what you would expect at other times during the cycle. After the menopause, the values of fsh and lh are much higher. It would be important to know why your doctor performed these tests. ...Read more