SHBG (Sex Hormone Binding Globulin)

What is SHBG (Sex Hormone Binding Globulin) Test?

An SHBG (Sex Hormone Binding Globulin Test) is done to check sex hormone levels in your blood. This test is done if you have too little or too much of sex hormones present in your blood. Usually this test is done to see testosterone levels in blood. This test is done for both males and females. In males testosterone is a primary sex hormone that determines male’s sex drive, muscle mass and production of sperm. In adult females, testosterone helps with bone and muscle growth. Measuring SHBG helps see the level of testosterone functioning in your body.

What is SHBG (Sex Hormone Binding Globulin) Test  Price in Pakistan?

An SHBG test price varies based on your location and preferred laboratory. However, the normal range for cost price of SHBG ranges between 1200- 2500 PKR. you can now avail further discounts on your lab tests when you book your lab test through Healthwire.

How can I book a SHBG (Sex Hormone Binding Globulin) Test  near me?

You can easily book a SHBG test online. Doctors at Hameed Latif Hospital rely on Healthwire and refer patients there for efficient booking of SHBG Test. To book a SHBG test at an affordable price in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and other major cities, you can call us at 042352500989/02137130261 or click on the test for instant booking.

To book your SHBG test:

  • You can simply click on the lab test online via our web or Healthwire app 
  • Select SHBG test or upload prescription
  • Pay in cash or online (debit/credit card, jazzcash)
  • You can also opt for free home sampling 
  • Our representative will call you for confirmation

You can also call us at 042352500989 or click on the test for instant booking. You can also avail discount on the SHBG test price if you book your test via healthwire.

Why is the SHBG (Sex Hormone Binding Globulin) Test  conducted?

Your doctor is going to recommend your SHBG test if you have very less testosterone symptoms as a male or high levels of testosterone symptoms as a female.

When is the SHBG (Sex Hormone Binding Globulin) Test  performed?

You may need SHBG test if you have of the following symptoms as a male; 

  • Difficulty getting an erection without any reason 
  • Have low libido and sex drive 
  • Issues in performance 
  • Fertility problems 

For females, SHBG test may be done after diagnosing the following symptoms; 

  • Unwanted hair growth on face and body 
  • Deepening of voice 
  • Irregular or Loss of menstrual cycle 
  • Unexplained acne 
  • Sudden weight gain 
  • Fertility problems 

How to interpret SHBG (Sex Hormone Binding Globulin) Test  results?

Your doctor will look at your SHBG test results. They may also recommend you total testosterone test to see what is the level of testosterone in your blood. Low levels for males may indicate thyroid, type 2 diabetes, steroid misuse problems, whereas in females high levels may mean PCOS problems. Your doctor can further guide you better on which preventive measures to take.

You can consult with top endocrinologists via Healthwire or download our app for instant doctor advice on the go. 

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SHBG (Sex Hormone Binding Globulin)

Rs. 2464.0 Rs. 3080

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