Category Archives: Endocrine Disorders

Post Menopausal Women With Hirsutism and High Testosterone

Hirsutism and Virilizing Signs in Post Menopausal Woman Q: Hello, my name is Dan. My wife, who is 60 years old, suffers from hirsutism with virilizing symptoms. Her testosterone levels are in the male range, and her LH is elevated. DHEA is normal. After a pelvic exam and transvaginal ultrasound, it was determined that she […]

Serum Calcium Lab Test – If Ca Blood Levels Normal Low or High

Testing Calcium in Blood and Understanding Its Results Calcium is an important mineral required for many important functions of the body, including muscle contraction, impulse transmission in the nerves, heart muscle functioning etc. Distribution of Calcium in the Body 98% of body’s calcium is present in the bones and teeth. It’s only the remaining 2% […]

PCOS With Increased DHEA

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome With High DHEA Q: I recently got a pelvic transabdominal ultrasound to exclude PCOS. It was found that I have a large left-sided adnexal cyst 10.2×9.0×7.5 cm. My family doctor suggested I get another ultrasound. But I am worried. Can this be a tumor? I am in my early 20s and have […]