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Question by  jdmjam09 (26)

What can cause high testosterone levels in women?

My blood tests showed that my testosterone levels are higher than average. What causes this, and will it cause complications?


Answer by  allinwonderland (37)

Poly cystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) can cause elevated testosterone levels in women. PCOS is a fertility disorder, other symptoms include abnormal periods, facial hair, and weight gain. PCOS can make it harder to conceive children.


Answer by  fishlover49 (643)

Have you been tested for polycystic ovary syndrome? It could also be the onset of menopause. The last thing it could be is a hormone imbalance.


Answer by  searcykid (23)

A variety of diseases and conditions can cause high testosterone. High testosterone is an aspect of androgen disorders. A blood test should determine hormone levels and disorders.


Answer by  kimmiepooh35 (35)

High levels of testosterone can be caused by the ovaries or the adrenal gland. One common cause is polycystic ovary syndrome.

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