Estradiol

500
4.8
NABL, CAP, ISO
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Overview
Test Results & Interpretations

Overview of Estradiol

Test Description

It is done in women: when you show symptoms of a hormone imbalance, such as abnormal vaginal bleeding, lack of menstrual periods, unusual and/or early or late sex organ development; when you are undergoing infertility treatment or therapy for menopause symptoms; when you are pregnant and your health practitioner wants to monitor the health of your placenta and developing baby, if it is a high-risk pregnancy. In men it is ordered: when you have signs of feminization, such as enlarged breasts (gynecomastia)

Why Get Tested

  1. In girls, it is ordered when a girl’s sex organs develop earlier or later than normally expected
  2. In women, it is ordered when a woman has symptoms such as abnormal vaginal bleeding after menopause or lack of menstrual cycles
  3. A women is experiencing infertility 
  4. A women is having symptoms of menopause like hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia
  5. If a menopausal women is taking hormone replacement therapy, estradiol is tested to monitor treatment 
  6. In boys, it is ordered when a boy has delayed puberty characterized by delayed development of muscle mass, lack of body hair, delayed growth of testis or penis

Precautions

  • No special preparation required

What Results of Estradiol mean?

Interpretations

           Increased level of estradiol can be seen in:


  • Increased level of estradiol in girls and women may indicate either early or precocious puberty or tumor of the ovary 
  • Increased level of estradiol in boys and men indicates enlarged breasts, delayed puberty or testicular tumor 
  • Decreased level of estardiol in women is usually seen in Turner syndrome, ovarian dysfunction, failing pregnancy, polycystic ovarian syndrome 


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