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4.8
NABL, CAP
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Overview
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Overview of Testosterone Free

What is Testosterone Free?

Total testosterone is the testosterone as measured in your blood while free testosterone is the testosterone which is not bound to sex hormone binding globulin. This test is used to detect abnormal testosterone level in males and females; in males to help diagnose the causes of erectile dysfunction; the inability of your partner to get pregnant; or premature or delayed puberty. In females, this test may be used to diagnose the cause of masculine physical features, infertility or polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Why is Testosterone Free done?


  1. In boys,this test is ordered if they have symptoms of delayed puberty like lack of body hair, delayed growth of testes and penis, delayed development of muscle mass or early puberty 
  2. In men, it is ordered for an infertility work up or when a man has decreased sex drive or erectile dysfunction 
  3. In females, this test is ordered if she has irregolar or no menstrual periods, is having difficolty getting pregnant or appears to have male like features 



Preparation for Testosterone Free

  • No special preparation required

Sample Type for Testosterone Free

The sample type collected for Testosterone Free is: Blood

Interpreting Testosterone Free results

Interpretations


  • A low testosterone level in males may be due to pituitary or hypothalamic disease, genetic disorders like Klinefelter syndrome 
  • A high testosterone level in males can indicate testicular tumors, adrenal tumors, early puberty 
  • In females, testosterone levels are normally low. Increased levels can indicate polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), ovarian tumor, or congenital adrenal hyperplasia 




Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Testosterone Free

Frequently Asked Questions about Testosterone Free

Q. Are there any other conditions which can lead to abnormal testosterone levels?
Alcoholism and liver disease in males can decrease testosterone levels. Some drugs like steroids and androgen can also have the same effect.

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About Metropolis Laboratories

At Metropolis, the best pathology lab in India what we believe is what we say and what we say is what we do. Being empathetic to our customers and being committed to their needs is in our DNA. Metropolis has grown to harness a culture that is open, synergistic, progressive and scientific in nature. We are the Pathology Specialists delivering over 30 million tests a year, catering to more than 20,000 medical Laboratories, Hospitals, Nursing homes and 2,00,000 Consultants. With 37 years of experience in delivering accurate reports, Metropolis has earned the reputation of being amongst the top pathology labs in India.

User Reviews about Testosterone Free

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Monika
Very Good Experience. I got my reports on the same day.. Thank you 1 MG for Superfast Service !! Keep it Up :-)
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Gopal
Good Job............Keep it up
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