About Progesterone Test
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What Is A Progesterone Test?
- A progesterone test is a blood test that checks on ovulation or possible fertility problems, or to make sure if everything is OK if a woman is already pregnant. This test measures the amount of progesterone in the blood.
- Progesterone is a hormone produced by a women’s ovaries. It plays a vital role in pregnancy. Progesterone helps in making the uterus ready to support a fertilised egg. It also allows breasts for producing milk.
- Progesterone level varies during women’s menstrual cycle. And in case a woman is pregnant, the progesterone level will continue to rise. Progesterone level is ten times more in a pregnant woman than in a woman who is not.
- Men also make progesterone, but in a small amount and adrenal glands and testes produce it.
- Progesterone test along with some other analysis could help diagnose any particular problem.
- The other famous name of progesterone test is serum progesterone or PGSN or progesterone blood test.
Need Of Progesterone Test
- If a woman is having troubles in getting pregnant, then the doctor may suggest this test.
- A progesterone test can help the doctor to see if a woman is ovulating normally.
- This test may also be required to check the health of the pregnancy. The doctor may recommend progesterone test if a woman is at risk for miscarriage or other pregnancy complications.
- If a woman has symptoms like abdominal cramps or bleeding, or a previous history of miscarriage, her pregnancy may be at risk.
What Do The Results Mean?
If the progesterone levels are higher than usual, it may mean you:
- are pregnant
- have a disorder of the adrenal glands
- have ovarian cancer
- If a woman is pregnant with two or more babies, then the level of progesterone level may be even higher.
- If the progesterone levels are lower than usual, it may mean that: a woman has an ectopic pregnancy, or she had a miscarriage, or she is not ovulating normally.
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PGSN Test Description
- UNITS: ng/ml
- TECHNOLOGY: C.L.I.A
- FASTING TYPE: NON FASTING
- SAMPLE TYPE: SERUM
- VOLUME: 1ml