What is an Estradiol Test?
The Estradiol test measures the blood level of Estradiol.
Why is an Estradiol Test important?
The Estradiol level is the most important test for assessing the amount of estrogen in the body.
Why is an Estradiol Test level important in women?
In women, Estradiol is important for ovarian function and the menstrual cycle. Deficiencies can lead to irregular periods, hot flashes, infertility, hair loss, and vaginal dryness.
Why is an Estradiol Test level important in men?
In men, Estradiol is found as metabolite of testosterone and, in excessive levels, may cause reduce sperm count and cause gynecomastia (enlarged breast tissue).
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Estradiol Test is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.