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December 31st, 2013, 04:28 PM
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For estrogen and progesterone blood work when do you test like on what cd? my doctor didn't tell me, so just wondering if anyone knows
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December 31st, 2013, 04:58 PM
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progesterone is usually cd21 or 7 dpo. I'm not sure if they do the estrogen at that time or not. FSH I think is CD3...
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December 31st, 2013, 10:43 PM
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cool thanks, cd21 isn't too far away,
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January 1st, 2014, 01:41 AM
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I did estrogen with my CD3 labs last time... Progesterone is 7DPO/CD21
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January 1st, 2014, 09:02 AM
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Estrogen needs to be done on CD3. Progesterone is usually done with CD3 bloodwork as well, but to check for ovulation it is done at 7DPO (which may or may not be CD21).
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January 1st, 2014, 09:37 AM
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Cd 21 could be off for you if you don't ovulate on CD 14, which many people don't. If you ovulated later, even by a day, you'll want to delay your test till 7 days after.

I ovulate usually on Day 12, sometimes earlier, which of course is bad, but my test needs to be run 2 days earlier on CD 19, not 21
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