Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) or 5 alpha-dihydrotestosterone is a hormone responsible for male sexual organ development before birth, facial hair growth, high blood pressure, temple and hair loss, and increased desire. Increased DHT levels in females can cause facial hair, acne, genital changes.
DHT, also known as the 5 alpha-DHT test measures DHT levels in the blood. This can be done for several reasons:
• To monitor prostate cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.
• To determine the reasons for premature puberty in boys
• To evaluate erectile dysfunction in men
• To test individuals having pituitary disorders
• To determine the cause of baldness
Dihydrotestosterone test is performed using a standard blood test. A health care professional will use a needle to draw blood from a vein in your arm. A short finger prick will more than likely be sufficient to get a blood sample for youngsters and newborns.
This blood test requires no prior preparation. However, if you take any steroid medication, you must inform your doctor, as these medications may affect the results.
• Doctor prescription.
Leave the dressing strip on for 15 minutes, there is no need for further medical attention. Your doctor may provide you with additional recommendations based on your circumstances following the therapy.
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|Test Type||5 Alpha-Dihydrotestosterone (5 Alpha - DHT)|
5-Alpha Dihydrotestosterone (5-alpha-DHT) Test (Pathology Tests)
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