Amenorrhea / PCOS Add-on Blood Test £345 plus cost of scans
You can now combine your ultrasound with one of our screening tests to get the full picture of your health. All our tests are done at the internationally renowned The Doctor’s Laboratory. The Doctor’s laboratory works with NHS trusts and major UK private hospitals.
Please add the liver screening test when you book your pelvic scan from our add-on packages.
The patient should fast for 12 hours preceding collection of specimen.
These tests should not be done when you are taking the hormonal contraceptives as the results will not be valid.
What does it look at:
This can be requested if you have missed your period on more than 2 consecutive occasions and you have done a urine pregnancy test to ensure that you are not pregnant. It can also be requested if you are having irregular periods or if you are experiencing increased acne, facial hair, infertility +/- obesity or having infertility problems (that is, trouble conceiving). This can also be requested to check if you have reached your menopause. FSH levels– High levels suggest a primary ovarian failure (ovaries themselves are malfunctioning. High FSH levels are also seen when a woman enters the menopause.
Oestradiol, testosterone, progesteroneprolactin
Fasting glucose and insulin – insulin resistance can cause anovulation
TSH and free T4 – thyroid disorders can affect periods,