INSULIN LIKE GROWTH FACTOR 1 (IGF 1) Test

INSULIN LIKE GROWTH FACTOR 1 (IGF 1) Test

INSULIN LIKE GROWTH FACTOR 1 (IGF 1) Test

What is the INSULIN LIKE GROWTH FACTOR 1 (IGF 1) Test?

This test analyses the level of IGF-1, a growth hormone marker, in the blood. Growth hormone supports bone and tissue growth.

Males with a small penis, thin hair, and poor nail growth may need this test. Excessive growth and colossal head and hands are some signs of elevated GH levels in children. Adults with high GH levels can have a deep husky voice, more significant than average facial features, excessive perspiration, bone thickening, irregular menstruation cycles, and erectile dysfunction. GH supplementation is used to treat low GH levels. Higher GH levels in children and adults suggest gigantism and acromegaly, respectively, and pituitary tumors.

Why Done? 

  • To diagnose growth hormone (GH) insufficiency in children with delayed development.
  • To aid in the diagnosis of children with gigantism and adults with acromegaly.
  • To track growth hormone therapy.
  • Pituitary function testing
  • Adults with diminished bone density and muscle strength

Procedure: 

You'll have blood extracted from an arm vein. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

No preparation is needed.

Required Documents for INSULIN LIKE GROWTH FACTOR 1 (IGF 1) Test:

  • Doctor prescription. 
  • A valid government ID.

After Care: 

No particular type of care is required.

Cost of INSULIN LIKE GROWTH FACTOR 1 (IGF 1) Test in Delhi: 

The INSULIN LIKE GROWTH FACTOR 1 (IGF 1) Test or INSULIN LIKE GROWTH FACTOR -I 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 INSULIN LIKE GROWTH FACTOR 1 (IGF 1) Test
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Test Price: ₹ 2919 ₹ 4170
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