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Blood test results

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  • Posted By: whit3tig3y
  • June 8, 2008
  • 02:22 AM

Hi I have been trying to get pregnant for 2 years, and have only recently seen a doctor about it. I had blood tests done and these were the results:

TSH - 2.27 mIU/L
OESTRADIOL - 137 pmol/L
FSH - 4.6 mIU/mL

Are these normal? Ive been doing some research on the internet and the normal range of prolactin is 30-600 is that true? Does this mean my prolactin is high because my doctor told me everything was normal!!!

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  • Hormonal blood tests are difficult to test accurately, as it depends on time of month and there are lots of variables. If you can find a doc who can do saliva testing I have heard it is more accurate. To help with your infertility, have you considered trying acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine? It is brilliant for infertility!!!Please consider this form of medicine and look for a practitioner who specializes in infertility and Women's health. I have only treated two women for infertility but they both conceived and had healthy babies after having acupuncture treatments. That's 100% effectiveness:D (or perhaps they were just lucky!). www.acufinder.com for info. It works. My own view about Western fertility treatments is that they only ADD to the stress you already are experiencing. Stress is the #1 cause of infertility. Especially if you are tracking your basal body temp and trying to get that "perfect" time to conceive - this is bound to magnify your stress levels IMO. Try to do all that you can to relax and not find that perfect ovulation time and just enjoy each other. I recommend a good quality prenatal supplement for you and EmergenC for your partner...high vitamin C can increase sperm motility. Best wishesDOM
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  • Elevated prolactin can mean a small tumor (microadenoma) is pressing on your pituitary gland. It is not uncommon. Having an cone down sellica MRI will show if this is so and you are treated with bromocriptine daily until it resolves - at which point you will have a period again.
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