Blood Test: Estradiol for Parents
Estradiol is the most important form of the hormone estrogen. Doctors may order an estradiol test if a girl appears to be entering puberty earlier or later than expected, or to evaluate menstrual problems.
Medical Tests & Exams - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
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Blood Test: Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) for Parents
Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) plays an important role in sexual development. An FSH test to measure the level of FSH in the bloodstream may be done if a boy or girl appears to be entering puberty earlier or later than expected.
Blood Test: Luteinizing Hormone (LH) for Parents
A luteinizing hormone (LH) test measures the level of this hormone in the bloodstream. LH plays an important role in sexual development.
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