Progesterone Test

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Related tests: Oestrogen, hCG, FSH, LH

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

Most commonly, to help determine the cause of infertility, by assessing whether you have ovulated. May also be used in other situations, such as, to help diagnose an ectopic or failing pregnancy or to help diagnose the cause of abnormal uterine bleeding

When to Get Tested?

At specific times during a woman’s menstrual cycle (period) to determine whether/when she is ovulating and producing eggs, and sometimes during early pregnancy if symptoms suggest an ectopic or failing pregnancy.

Sample Required?

A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?