Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Blood Test
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- Thyroid Hormones
Proteins (4 Biomarkers)
Diabetes (1 Biomarker)
Thyroid Hormones (1 Biomarker)
Hormones (6 Biomarkers)
Special instructionsPlease take your sample in the morning. Take this test between days 2 and 5 of your period. It can be taken at any time if you are not having periods. Do not take biotin supplements for 2 days prior to this test. If you are taking prescribed biotin you should discuss this with your doctor. HRT and the contraceptive pill can affect the results of this test, taking the test during a break from these will give more accurate results. Avoid taking a finger-prick sample from a finger used to handle hormone-gels or hormone-pessaries in the past 4 weeks.
Why take this test?
- You are experiencing irregular periods and you think that polycystic ovaries might be the cause
- You are having difficulty getting pregnant and want to rule out or confirm polycystic ovary syndrome
- You have symptoms such as acne, weight gain, or excess hair and want to investigate your male hormone levels
- You want to check for diabetes and a thyroid disorder which you know are associated with PCOS
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