Female Hormones II Package
Order this discount online blood lab tests as a package for monitoring Hormone Replacement Therapy.
Preparation: No special preparation is needed. Fasting is not required for this online blood test. In general, being well hydrated (drinking plenty of water before the blood draw) will help make your veins somewhat easier to locate and access for the blood draw.
For a thorough discussion and breakout of each of the 5 tests that comprise this Package, please click the additional detail tab for more information.
Note: this test takes 2-5 business days for female results (different methodology) to report and 2-3 business days for male results to report. If the initial testosterone results is significantly high, the lab may conduct retesting for confirmation, which would delay reporting by several days or more.
If using a testosterone cream please be sure you have not rubbed any into the antecubital area of your arm for the last 24 hours as it can give elevated results.
Please be advised, that our services are strictly self pay and are not eligible for submission as a claim to your health insurance provider. However, you can submit the receipt for reimbursement to many Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts for reimbursement.
Testosterone is a sex hormone produced mainly in men, but also in women. It effects sexual drive and function as well as sexual and nonsexual characteristics (muscle mass, deepness of voice, hair growth patterns, etc). This test measures total testosterone level in your blood.
Estradiol levels are used in evaluating ovarian function. Estradiol levels are increased in cases of early (precocious) puberty in girls and gynecomastia in men. Its main use has been in the differential diagnosis of amenorrhea – for example, to determine whether the cause is menopause, pregnancy, or a medical problem. In assisted reproductive technology (ART), serial measurements are used to monitor follicle development in the ovary in the days prior to in vitro fertilization. Estradiol is also sometimes used to monitor menopausal hormone replacement therapy.
FSH levels are also useful in the investigation of menstrual irregularities and to aid in the diagnosis of pituitary disorders or diseases involving the ovaries or testes. FSH levels are used to help determine the reason a man has a low sperm count. In children, FSH and LH are used to diagnose delayed or precocious (early) puberty.
Progesterone levels may be ordered, along with other tests such as an FSH, LH, hCG, thyroid tests, clotting tests, and a CBC (Complete Blood Count), to help determine the cause of abnormal uterine bleeding in non-pregnant women.
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) is used to help evaluate thyroid gland function and to help diagnose thyroid disorders.
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These are not intended as diagnostic comments, but only to give you sufficient information for further discussion with your physician. It is important that you promptly consult your physician regarding any abnormal findings.
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