Amenorrhea is the absence of
menstruation; one or more missed menstrual periods.
TSH, LH, FSH, Prolactin, E2
Amenorrhoea (the absence of
monthly periods) tests are performed in order to determine the reason of this
condition. Women begin their menstrual cycle when they are 12-14 years old, and
it lasts until they are 50-55 years old. (menopause). The menstruation of a
woman who is pregnant does not occur during her pregnancy. Amenorrhea can occur
at any stage of a woman's life and indicate the presence of an underlying
Why Done Amenorrhoea Profile test?
It is possible that in addition to
the absence of periods, you may notice other symptoms, such as:
Milky nipple discharge
Excess facial hair
FSH and LH: to rule out
hypogonadism due to hypothalamic or pituitary dysfunction and hypergonadotropic
state.eg premature ovarian failure. Increased LH/FSH ratio is suggestive of
Prolactin: Hyperprolactinemia is
one of the most common entities associated with chronic anovulation.
TSH: to rule out hypothyroidism,
as it may lead to secondary hyperprolactinemia.
Estradiol E2: Estrogen is a
product of granulosa cells and reflects follicular activity.
Sample Collection Instruction:
4 ml. (2 ml. Minimum) Serum from 1
SST (Red top with no additive). Separate serum from cells within 1 hour of
Specify age, sex & day of
menstrual cycle on test requisition form. Preferred sampling time - Day 2/3 of
Reported on: Same Day by 7:00 p.m.
This profile does not necessitate any additional preparation.
Make a list of any herbs, supplements, vitamins, or medications you are taking, as well as any medical conditions you may be experiencing.
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