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LH and FSH level. Is this normal level or its a symptom of hypogonadism ?

I am 23 male and have LH level 4.23 and FSH ;level1.35 mIU/mL respectively. I am 183cms height and 80 kg wieght with very less beared and facial hair growth and also hair on my chest is negligent? Is this normal level or its a symptom of hypogonadism ?
Asked On : Wed, 23 Feb 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
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It appears that both your FSH and LH levels are within normal range though FSH is slightly less. You should also get Testosterone and Oestrogen levels done, and if possible semen analysis as well. Loss of generalised body hair may not be due to testosterone problem but other diseases of hair loss. Do you have axillary and pubic hair. If this is there then may not be testosterone problem but a problem with the skin of beard area, chest which is not responding to testosterone due to less receptor sensitivity. You can wait for a few years and this may improve. You need to get examined for any genetic or congenital diseases by your Endocrinologist. Have you had fever and swollen glands behind your jaw anytime in puberty time. Get the tests done.
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there is no need to worry just consult a sexologist once & follow his advice.proper examination is necessary before saying anything.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Jitender Chauhan's  Response
Hello, welcome to Healthcaremagic. The levels of LH and FSH are relatively normal in your body. You should also look forward to get testosterone and TSH levels done. You also need to inform me about the other issues faced by you like the axillary hairs and pubic hairs and primary sexual difficulties if any faced by you. If you are going through any abnormal sexual issues you must visit a sexologist or endocrinologist for further evaluation and help. Wish you good health.
Answered: Fri, 30 Sep 2011
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FSH and LH levels in men and women are normally low during childhood. In women, FSH and LH levels post menopause are high. During the reproductive years, typical LH levels are between 1-20 IU/L. High LH levels during LH surge may last for 48 hours. High follicle stimulating hormone levels during the reproductive years is considered abnormal. The normal FSH levels required for proper development of sex organs and for the production of a normal number of reproductive cells are supposed to be between 3 mIU/ml to 10 mIU/ml.
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Answered: Tue, 9 Aug 2011
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