Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate (DHEAS)

dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (dheas)

Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate (DHEAS)

DHEA test measures the levels of Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) in your blood. DHEAS is a male sex hormone that aids in the production of both the male and female sex hormones testosterone and estrogen.

The DHEAS test is used to diagnose disorders of the testicles or ovaries, check the functioning of the adrenal gland, find the cause of early puberty in females with excessive hair growth and development of masculine features, menstrual irregularities and infertility in women, diagnose disorders of the testicles or ovaries, and find the cause of early puberty.

Both male and women's DHEA sulfate levels fall with aging. Ovarian cancers and excessive body and facial hair growth are the causes of elevated DHEAS levels. Reduced levels have been associated with erectile dysfunction, aging, diabetes, and low sex drive.

Why done? 

Females are tested for DHEAS if

  • Excess facial and body hair)
  • Acne
  • Absence of menstrual periods
  • Infertility

Males are tested for DHEAS if

  • Early signs of puberty include a deeper voice, pubic hair, and muscle development.

Newborns are tested for DHEAS in case of:

  • Ambiguous genitalia (female babies born with genitals that are not clear in appearance that they are male or female genitals)

Procedure

You'll have blood extracted from an arm vein. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

No preparation is needed.

Required documents for DHEAS (Dehydroepiandros Sulphate) Test

  • Doctor prescription. 
  • A valid government ID.

After care

No care is required.

Cost of DHEAS (Dehydroepiandros Sulphate) Test in Delhi

The DHEAS (Dehydroepiandros Sulphate) Test cost varies by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety. 

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Test Type Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate (DHEAS)
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DHEAS (Dehydroepiandros Sulphate) Test (Hormones Test)

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