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

  1. 0 name a hormone that is only secreted in females
    Last edit by duluth on Sep 7, '13
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  3. Visit  16mm profile page
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    prolactin?
  4. Visit  ready4nu profile page
    #2 1
    Thats what I was thinking, though I think males may actully have a low level.
  5. Visit  16mm profile page
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    Follicle stimulating Hormone?
  6. Visit  armywife808 profile page
    #4 1
    estrogen?
  7. Visit  BostonFNP profile page
    #5 1
    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. Visit  dachocolatediva profile page
    #6 0
    Oxytocin?
  9. Visit  16mm profile page
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    Do men have FSH? I don't see why they would? Right?
  10. Visit  BostonFNP profile page
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    Quote from memphismom
    Do men have FSH? I don't see why they would? Right?
    FSH drives sperm production.
  11. Visit  16mm profile page
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    gah.. I thought it was LH!

    Well...this is hard!
  12. Visit  16mm profile page
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    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. Visit  dachocolatediva profile page
    #11 0
    Hey did you check Oxytocin??????
  14. Visit  BostonFNP profile page
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    Men have both progesterone and oxytocin.

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