Progesterone Level Test

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What is one of the fertility tests a doctor will run?

Progesterone Level Test

Progesterone is the hormone the body produces post ovulation. It helps to thicken the uterine lining and raises the basal body temperature. This test is done by drawing blood from your arm at 7 days past the luetenizing hormone surge. (The "norm" for performing this test is cycle day 21, assuming that ovulation occured on day 14.)

   

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