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Ovarian Hormone That Sustains Pregnancy
Is there any evidence that links pregnancy-related hormone therapy treatments with increased risk of ovarian cancer?
Tough question: By this i assume you mean for in vitro vertilization. Any hormone manipulation has a potential for side effects. Increased Estrogens increases the risk of breast and cervical cancer, but lower estrogen increases risks of ovary and uterus--also influenced by Progesterone and other hormones. This is not a straight forward topic, as there are many studies that contradict each other. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Can ovarian cancer be caused by hormones like some breast cancers? I had a false-positive pregnancy test and have ovarian cancer.
In my test result LH hormone of 16.46 on 6th day of my cycle and cyst in left ovarian.Is these effect my planning of pregnency. Pls sugges me. ?
Early ovulation: You may be getting near ovulation but iris a bit early. Still the window of conception is as early as cycle day 6. Lh = 16 is a bit elevated and the cyst could be a follicle getting ready to release egg. You need to track ovulation to get pregnant or to avoid preg if you are using natural family planning. ...Read more
Hormone -lactation: Prolactin : pro-for and lact-milk, so prolactin is hormone for milk production in mammals. It is secreted by pituitory gland . So it is high level during prgnancy -as preparation of breast for breast milk and it is high in women who are breast feeding the baby.It's role in man is not clear. ...Read more
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
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A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more
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