Luteinizing Hormone

Luteinizing hormone (LH) is a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland. In women, the rise in this hormone helps in ovulation, which is the process when the ovary releases an egg. In men, it stimulates the Leydig cell to produce testosterone.

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Why am I not able to conceive?

Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to get conceive. We have tried two times, but no positive result. I have thyroid but it is normal now. My age is 26 and weight is 78 kg. I am a little overweight for my height. What is the problem. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From what you have said above, it sounds as if you have your thyroid situation under control. Nevertheless, I would like to see your latest TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) report and know your current dose of Thyroxine. Also, you may be a bit overweight. Please tell me ...  Read Full »

Can early maturity be stopped in girls?

Query: Hi doctor, My granddaughter became obese last year. The doctors detected some thyroid problem. After taking the pills she became normal. Now, she is expected to have early maturity. She is 6 years now. Before three years she had a head injury. But, she was normal and it was ignored. What treatment ...  Read Full »


Dr. Payas Joshi

Child Health Specialist, General Practitioner, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hypothyroidism itself can be one of the causes of this prematurity. When have you got thyroid levels done? I suggest you to repeat if not done recently. What is the height of the child and her current weight? How much dose of thyroid hormone you are giving?   Read Full »

Why is there variation in T hormone levels in the evening?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 41 years old. My height is 5'7" and I weigh about 74 kg. I am suffering from ED. T3-110, T4-9.4, TSH-1.37 Total cholesterol 238 (last year), and 249 recently. 25 OH Vitamin D (total) 58.87 ng/ml. Blood glucose random-104 Blood glucose post prandial 124 g/dL HbA1c 6.3 ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. All your tests are normal except for high level of FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) and LH (lutenizing hormone) and prolactin and your endocrinologist advises for no medicine. For managing your ED (erectile dysfunction) try the life style modifications and use of Silde...  Read Full »

Why do I get periods only with medication?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23 year old girl. I am suffering from irregular periods for the last two years. With medication period occurs, but the problem persists when the medicine is discontinued. I had my last periods two months back. Tests done for TSH and pelvic ultrasound done. Please guide.  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is an association of irregular cycle with cystic ovaries as seen by ultrasonography of the abdomen (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This is, I suppose, a polycystic ovarian syndrome, for which you are suffering from irregular and absent menstruati...  Read Full »

How to increase penis size?

Query: Hi doctor, My penis is small in both length and girth. It not even measures 4 inches. I just need to know is there anything I can do to make it normal.  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. You have not mentioned whether your 4 inches size is on erection or in flaccid state. There is no medically proven treatment to increase penis size. It cannot be increased unless you have hormonal problems. Size of penis varies fro...  Read Full »

What are the first signs of early-onset menopause?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 53 year old female. My periods have been delayed for two weeks. Till now they are normally regular. Could it be the early onset of menopause or they will eventually come?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have been regular with your menses these years and this is the first episode at 53 years of age when the menses have been delayed by two weeks, the causes can be a possible initiation of perimenopausal stage where menses are often delayed for a month or two an...  Read Full »

Any Suggestions for delayed conception?

Query: Hi doctor, My age is 34 and I have regular period. I am trying to conceive for the last four months. My period bleeding is only for three or four days. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you Folic acid supplements and Iron supplements. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine with consent.Send me details of your cycle, so that I can guide you with fertile period. Get your complete blood count and thyroid pr...  Read Full »

What is the normal LH and FSH value on day 2 of periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a biochemical pregnancy before seven months. One month later, when I took a scan it showed a simple right ovarian cyst measuring 33 x 27 mm. I took Meprate tablet and got my period. Then, my cycle was regular for a month. Then, when I tried again for pregnancy, I did not get my per...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Regarding the simple cyst and its size, there is no matter of worry. The normal value of LH on day 2 is 2-18 and the normal value of FSH on day 2 is 1-18. Both of which fall in the normal range and so you need not worry. You please start on Folic acid supplements and a...  Read Full »

I am not pregnant, then why is my prolactin elevated?

Query: Hi doctor, My periods were two weeks late, so I went to the doctor a couple of days ago, and the pregnancy came back negative. So, I went to have my blood drawn yesterday, and they said I had elevated prolactin. I started my period the day after I went to the doctor (or so I think), and I am bleedin...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? Just relax, those are too many questions. Let me say even this anxiety can cause a rise in prolactin. Let me tell you about ovulation and then about prolactin. In normal periods, your FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) rises around the 3 to 4 day of p...  Read Full »

I have high prolactin.Will this affect my fertility?

Query: Hi, My doctor said that I have high prolactin, almost 200, but I have regular periods. My periods are regular and usually have an interval of 30-33 days. I do not have any othe menstrual symptoms, other than milky nipple discharge. I take ovulation tests every month and comes back positive on my fer...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. High prolactin levels with galactorrhea (milky nipple discharge other than normal breast feeding) can often cause delayed ovulation and irregular menses. The ovulation kits detect the LH surge and do not exactly tell us if there has been ovulation at all. There may be ...  Read Full »

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