Follicle stimulating hormone deficiency

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What is follicle stimulating hormone deficiency?

Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) is a hormone that is synthesized and secreted by gonadotrophs of the anterior pituitary gland. FSH regulates the development, growth, pubertal maturation, and reproductive processes of the body.

Common symptoms reported by people with follicle stimulating hormone deficiency

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with follicle stimulating hormone deficiency

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Codeine Contin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Naprosyn)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with follicle stimulating hormone deficiency, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with follicle stimulating hormone deficiency

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Codeine Contin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
constipation
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Naprosyn)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with follicle stimulating hormone deficiency, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has follicle stimulating hormone deficiency on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 1
40s 2
50s 1
60s 2
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

80% Female
20% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from follicle stimulating hormone deficiency patients who have completed their condition history
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