Ladies,I have high level of DHEA.We did immune testing and they found DHEA 811.My doctor send me to endocrinologist to check the reason.She was not concerned ,she said stress can be the reason.
Yesterday I check on the internet and I saw a lot of issue correlated with high DHEA.
Any experience ?
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02-18-2011, 12:04 PM #1
02-18-2011, 01:24 PM #2MegSDRegistered Userhas no status.
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Although it’s been years since I last cycled, I also had high DHEAS. I cycled 4 times, and the values ranged from 369-551 – not as high as yours, but still way over the “normal average”. My RE was also not at all concerned, but by our 3rd fresh failure, I was concerned the high DHEA was having a negative effect on my eggs (we were both <30 and totally “unexplained”, but had really crappy quality embies).
Anyhow, both my RE’s also mentioned this was related to stress (sorry, but who the heck wouldn’t be stressed doing IVF cycle after cycle?!) and they treated it with a steroid – prednisone. And we ultimately did have success, so it apparently worked.
Good luck and try not to worry
02-18-2011, 07:43 PM #3
Thanks a lot.your words means a lot to me.For a week we have appointment with endocrinologist to find a reason.
I am so happy that your protocol worked
hug from me
02-18-2011, 08:40 PM #43 ladybugsIVF, Child loss, Cancer & IF Over 5,000 Posthas no status.
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I don't know anything about it. Sorry I can't be of any help to you but I wish you luck with your appointment next week.Jennifer (36) - Final try FET Nov. 12, 2012. You can follow my story at: www.OurUnplannedLife.com (Caution child, child loss, and cancer mentioned in blog)
02-19-2011, 11:31 AM #5JillybeanRegistered Userpatiently waiting :)
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My DHEA-S was tested before my first IVF cycle and it was high - not as high as yours, but in the 300s. I was also told it is a stress hormone. I had to take dexamethasone during both of my IVF cycles because of it. My RE told me that high DHEA-S can interfere with how the body reacts to stims. Steroids suppress DHEA-S during an IVF cycle. My regular doctor didn't think it was a big deal.Me- 34 w/ High FSH
DH- 33 w/ very low count and 0%-1% morphology
Married 7 years
IVF/ICSI is our only option
IVF #1: 2nd trimester loss, trisomy
Surprise BFP: chemical pregnancy
IVF#2 RE#2: m/c, trisomy
IVF#3: Transferred two PGS normals/ chemical pregnancy
IVF#4: RE #3: Jan 4 2012, BFP!
02-19-2011, 04:38 PM #6
Jilly,i did immune testing and they find that I have high DHEA 811,DHEA-S 450.I hope that the main reason is recently ivf cycle,because I did immune testing just 3 weeks after failed cycle.How are you?Thinking of you with all my heat,and thanks for the response
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