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Why would I have high levels of dhea

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: ?Polycystic Ovaries

One possibility is polycystic ovaries (pcos) hyperandrogenemia is present in 60% to 80% of women with pcos: 70% have elevated free testosterone, 40% have elevated total testosterone, 25% have elevated dheas.
Check with gyn or endocrinologist.

In brief: ?Polycystic Ovaries

One possibility is polycystic ovaries (pcos) hyperandrogenemia is present in 60% to 80% of women with pcos: 70% have elevated free testosterone, 40% have elevated total testosterone, 25% have elevated dheas.
Check with gyn or endocrinologist.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Edward Workman
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: PCOS, adrenal tumor

High levels of DHEA and DHEAs are commonly seen in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Extremely high levels are seen in adrenal tumors. Imaging should provide a diagnosis.

In brief: PCOS, adrenal tumor

High levels of DHEA and DHEAs are commonly seen in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Extremely high levels are seen in adrenal tumors. Imaging should provide a diagnosis.
Dr. Edward Workman
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