Need help with Question: name one hormone that is only secreted in females

  1. name a hormone that is only secreted in females
    Last edit by duluth on Sep 7, '13
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  3. by   16mm
    prolactin?
  4. by   ready4nu
    Thats what I was thinking, though I think males may actully have a low level.
  5. by   16mm
    Follicle stimulating Hormone?
  6. by   armywife808
    estrogen?
  7. by   BostonFNP
    This is actually a good question. Men have all of the pituitary hormones ( LH, FSH, prolactin, oxytocin).

    My money was on hcg but that is also found in men too. AFP is only found in detectable levels in men with cancer...
    Last edit by BostonFNP on Sep 7, '13
  8. by   dachocolatediva
    Oxytocin?
  9. by   16mm
    Do men have FSH? I don't see why they would? Right?
  10. by   BostonFNP
    Quote from memphismom
    Do men have FSH? I don't see why they would? Right?
    FSH drives sperm production.
  11. by   16mm
    gah.. I thought it was LH!

    Well...this is hard!
  12. by   16mm
    What about Progesterone?? That's my last guess! lol I gotta hit these books!! Good luck!!
    Last edit by 16mm on Sep 7, '13
  13. by   dachocolatediva
    Hey did you check Oxytocin??????
  14. by   BostonFNP
    Men have both progesterone and oxytocin.

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