The FSH test is usually done to help diagnose problems with sexual development, menstruation, and fertility. In men, FSH stimulates production of sperm. Normal FSH levels differ depending on a person's age and gender. In males, normal level for adult is 1.5 - 12.4 mIU/ml. This may vary slightly among different laboratories. In men, high FSH levels are due to primary testicular failure, which can be due to developmental defects in testicular growth or to testicular injury including viral infection or autoimmune diseases. Intake of certain medications may also increase the levels of FSH. It is best that you talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results. Take care and best regards.
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