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Pregnant Women Carrying Low Or High
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
Do women with pcos have high estrogen levels or low estrogen? I've heard it's usually high but somewhere it's mentioned that the levels are low.
Pcos: Women with pcos more frequently have higher estrogen levels. The problem however is compounded by an excess of androgen hormones e.g. Testosterone that causes many problems. Also women with pcos tend to develop hyperinsulinism that make matters much worse. Pcos requires careful medical attention to maintain health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had low Hb, Ht, Lym for 4 years; low iron, low T, low insulin, but high folic acid, high SHBG. Have several health problems. Why?
Need for in-person: evalation. The list of issues you mentioned is not amenable to a meaningful opinion in this forum. It would be prudent to see your doctor who has your medical history, can perform a physical examination and order additional tests as needed. ...Read more
What would cause high androsterone and high androstanediol but low testosterone in a woman in her thirties?
High: Preganancy is a state of hyper estrogenism or high estrogen state, mainly due to increase estrogen production by the placenta (called estriol). The rise of estrogen leads to various physiological changes in the women's body including lowered tone of the esophageal sphincter, hence why heart burn sensation is common in the early stages of pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have low ferretin levels as well as low transferrin levels. What is causing this low transferrin levels even though my iron stores are low?
Generally 'no': But it's not optimal either.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can you have low urine hCG levels (lthan 15 or 25) and still be ovulating and having a normal cycle in frequency. Could low hCG cause heavy and long periods? (not above 25 as neg. Urine pregnant tests)
Does high androstenidione level in a girl with pcos imply that she has estrogen dominance or low progesterone?
Unclear: Usually, patients with pcos have normal adrenal hormone levels- normal androstenedione, normal dhea and normal 17 hydroxyprogesterone- the most common finding is isolated high free testosterone. The problem is lack of ovulation and excessive production of male hormones in the ovary. I would ask your doctor to clarify the elevated adrenal levels. She may need more evaluation. ...Read more
High igE and low iron(37 ug/dL) and low transferrin saturation(10.50%). Could I be anemic or something more serious ? Try to conceive
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