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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: Lets 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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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 are normal estrogen and progesterone levels for a 37 year old woman?

What are normal estrogen and progesterone levels for a 37 year old woman?

Let me explain: The normal range of estrogen varies depending upon the patient's age. A female aged 30 to 39 will average a level of 210 pg/ml. Progesterone levels vary considerably from cycle to cycle and woman to woman. The middle of the second half of the cycle Progesterone in a non-pregnant patient is 8 to 10, but can be high as 20 ng/ml. ...Read more

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What should the ratio be between your estrogen and progesterone levels be after ovulation?

Higher estrogen: You estrogen level in general should be much higher than your Progesterone levels. Normal estrogen levels are about 150-300 and normal Progesterone levels are about 10-25. ...Read more

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I recently had hormone labs done and both my estrogen and progesterone levels read zero, what can that indicate?

I recently had hormone labs done and both my estrogen and progesterone levels read zero, what can that indicate?

Not enough info: The interpretation of the results depends on the medical context. It could be that you didn't reach puberty, that you are menopausal, that you don't have ovaries, that your ovaries don't work appropriately, or your ovaries don't have the needed stimulation to produce them. ...Read more

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Should i have my estrogen and progesterone levels tested if my cortisol was high despite fasting and taking xanax before the blood was taken?

Should i have my estrogen and progesterone levels tested if my cortisol was high despite fasting and taking xanax before the blood was taken?

Irrelevant: whether you were fasting or not, or took xanax before testing cortisol level. Estrogen or progesterone levels testing needs to be directed by the treating physician according to your case, best wishes ...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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Ive been taking 1mg estradiol + 100mg progesterone for almost 2 months. My estrogen levels are still very low, how long will it take to see increase?

Ive been taking 1mg estradiol + 100mg progesterone for almost 2 months. My estrogen levels are still very low, how long will it take to see increase?

Unclear plan: I would clarify with the doctor what you are taking and why you are taking it. The answer depends on the underlying problem being treated. For example, If you have premature ovarian failure then one would base treatment on symptoms not blood estrogen levels. Other diseases treatment could be based on LH/ FSH levels. ...Read more

Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more