At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To measure or monitor your oestrogen levels if you are a woman who has unexplained abnormal menstrual cycles, abnormal or heavy bleeding, infertility problems, symptoms of menopause, or any other hormonal alterations; also it has been used to test for foetal-placental competence during early stages of pregnancy.
When to Get Tested?
When your doctor thinks that you have symptoms of a hormone imbalance, abnormal vaginal bleeding, unusual and/or early sex organ development (male and female).
A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm. Occasionally urinary measurements may be required.
Test Preparation Needed?