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Old 03-28-06, 11:39 PM
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I have been waiting for an AF (or something close) to get a repeat FSH reading. Well I finally got something sort of resembling AF, and got blood drawn for a battery of tests with my new RE. Well the FSH came back at 7.4
 
Estradiol was 35, all normal. (Last time FSH was 15) The only thing off was a slightly high free testosterone level, which could be attributed to all the DHEA I have been taking.

The RE suspects cortisol levels. I have the classic belly fat shape and a lot of work-related stress. She has asked me to stop taking the DHEA and then go into UCSD for some more in-person tests to figure out why I have irregular periods. But she said I am definitely NOT in menopause.

If nothing else, I finally feel like I may get some answers. I still don't know if this will lead to a baby with my own eggs, but I finally feel not old for the first time in a long time!
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Old 03-29-06, 10:32 AM
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I wish you the best of luck with the testing and keep us posted!

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Old 03-29-06, 01:11 PM
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This is very promising I think! What a fantastic FSH level!
 
Please let us know what you find out!
 
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Old 03-30-06, 04:31 PM
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That is great news!
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Old 03-30-06, 10:04 PM
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Rachel, your tenacity is amazing - good luck!
 
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