Which tests to take, exactly?
- 08-05-2008, 06:35 PM
Which tests to take, exactly?
Forgive my n00bishness, but I've searched the forums and I can't find a definitive answer, just various posts scattered around that have people's different tests results listed (I've seen Test, Free test, LH, & FSH)
I am suffering several symptoms that lead me to believe I may have low T. When I walk into my doc's office, I'll say "I would like the following things tested: _______________"
What do I put in the blank?
- 08-05-2008, 09:24 PM
List on my post #44;
Add at Quest: 3 hours, 5x, glucose/insuline tolerance test
For tests at Genova Diagnostics
NutrEval - Diagnostic Laboratory Testing for Wellness & Preventive Medicine - Genova Diagnostics
Adrenocortex Stress Profile
Adrenocortex Stress Profile - Diagnostic Laboratory Testing for Wellness & Preventive Medicine - Genova Diagnostics
Comprehensive Thyroid Assessment
Comprehensive Thyroid Assessment - Diagnostic Laboratory Testing for Wellness & Preventive Medicine - Genova Diagnostics
EstroEssence: Complete (24HR)
EstroEssence: Complete - Diagnostic Laboratory Testing for Wellness & Preventive Medicine - Genova Diagnostics
Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis 2.0 (CDSA 2.0/P)
Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis 2.0 (CDSA 2.0/P) - Diagnostic Laboratory Testing for Wellness & Preventive Medicine - Genova Diagnostics
08-05-2008, 11:08 PM
This is the right question for Jansz
But if your insurance doesn't cover, or your doc won't order all, here's a short list that I started with... it will give you a good idea:
08-06-2008, 02:36 AM
Thanks, that's exactly what I was looking for.
One more question though, and please bare with me if it sounds strange. I am afraid to go to my usual doc because he is my whole family's physician and he is friends with my family. What exactly do I do to find another doc (i.e. how to choose a doc)? And when I am setting up an appointment, what do I say that I'm coming in for? Sorry if that's a stupid question, it's just this is all new to me.
08-06-2008, 11:08 AM
08-06-2008, 03:49 PM
Any suggestions as to what bloodtest is good to see if clomid is working. I am taking it for fertility. Been on TRT for a while and looking to have another kid. My biopsy showed i had no active/live sperm. Dr. took me off test-e and put me on clomid 50mg/day.
My test levels stayed about the same as when on test-e. So I am seeing Dr. this friday and I know he will do a bloodtest but i wanted to know if there are tests specific for fertility. I would assume LH/FSH are key to validate boys working
08-06-2008, 03:56 PM
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