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Doctor insights on: Pregnant Women Carrying Low Or High

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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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High neutrophil and high vpm, women means something????

High neutrophil and high vpm, women means something????

See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, it would have helped to have the actual values for the test results. ...Read more

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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.

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 more

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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?

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

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What would cause high androsterone and high androstanediol but low testosterone in a woman in her thirties?

What would cause high androsterone and high androstanediol but low testosterone in a woman in her thirties?

Labs: Polycystic Ovary Syndromne and adrenal disorders can cause this. Follow up with yur doctor to figure this out or schedule a virtual consult ...Read more

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Is estrogen higher or lower during pregnancy?

Is estrogen higher or lower during pregnancy?

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 more

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Low blood pressure and low heart rate in athletes. Is it more in women or in men, or equally?

Low blood pressure and low heart rate in athletes. Is it more in women or in men, or equally?

Equal: Both men and women adapt to athletic exercise in much the same way. Both often develop a lower heart rate and lower blood pressure at rest. ...Read more

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If your child has low hemoglobin or low platelets, does she have a higher chance of sids?

If your child has low hemoglobin or low platelets, does she have a higher chance of sids?

By definition...: ...Sids is a sudden unexplained infant death, occurring without a diagnosis of another condition that could account for it. A child who has low hemoglobin or low platelets may have a condition that could lead to a sudden death, but then it would not be from sids. ...Read more

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Does a low level of low male hormones means low level of sperm counts?

Does a low level of low male hormones means low level of sperm counts?

Could be: The only way to know is to check the sperm count. Not everyone with low male hormones has a lw sperm count. ...Read more

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Does high androstenidione level in a girl with pcos imply that she has estrogen dominance or low progesterone?

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

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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

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

Low iron: The way to tell if you are anemic is by checking the hemoglobin and hematocrit. if they are OK, you will be able to take iron supplements. You must be sure that you have no source of ongoing blood loss. Good luck. ...Read more

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