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What are the normal total estrogen level values for male?

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What are the normal total estrogen level values for a 25 year old male? And are these attached test results remarkable? Do I have high estrogen?
Posted Sat, 3 Aug 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Timothy Raichle 3 hours later
Hello, I would be happy to help you with your question.

First of all, can you tell me the following:
1. I only see the results of the estrogen levels - did you have testosterone levels drawn as well, and what are those results?
2. You are young to have heart disease - what is the cause of this?
3. What were the reasons for the lab draw in the first place - are you having any symptoms?

Thank you - let me know and I will try to help you!
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Follow-up: What are the normal total estrogen level values for male? 1 hour later
I only had total estrogen levels checked. I did not have a testosterone work up.

I was diagnosed with Tacycardia induced cardiomyopathy with an initial EF of 40%. After medical and nutriciutical therapy the EF went up to 58% within 28 days as of last MRI.

I have been having no specific symptoms. The reason for the estrogen lab work was because I just had gynocomastia surgery . I had gynocomastia from puberty since I was around 17 years old. I was just trying to be certain it would not return due to some hormonal problem.

Answered by Dr. Timothy Raichle 3 hours later
Thank you for your patience.

It was somewhat difficult to find the exact information that you requested. The best source that I could find for males divided estrogen levels by type of estrogen: estrone and estradiol.

Normal adult male values for each are:
estrone = 10-60 pg/ml
estradiol = 10-40 pg/ml

So my interpretation of your result is that a value of 83 is elevated. It would be relevant what your other hormone levels are, including testosterone levels. For this reason, I would recommend that you get an opinion with an Endocrinologist (assuming that you have not already).

If there is anything else that I can help you with, let me know!
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Follow-up: What are the normal total estrogen level values for male? 1 hour later
Thank you for your interpretation Doctor. I inquired at the Lab and they told me there standard of reference is 40-115 pg/ml with anything under 40 being castrated male levels and anything over 115 considered high. I do think that different labs have different references and that might be why the discrepancy in values, but I am uncertain. The value of 83 pg/ml does seem a tad elevated. I will consult with an Endocrinologist and take any additional test he deems necessary.
Answered by Dr. Timothy Raichle 1 minute later
Thank you for the followup clarification for your lab. I was not able to tell if the reference value was for males only. This is a good plan given your history.

Good luck and please ask if you have any followup questions!
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