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Can irregular period have an effect on prolactin

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
No: there is no evidence that I know of to suggest that Zoloft (sertraline) has any effect on prolactin, but it is possible that it could contribute to ir ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See endocrinologist: See endocrinologist for further work up.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endocrinologist eval: An elevated Prolactin level can be evaluated by an Endocrinologist. Low dose birth control pills should not affect Prolactin levels. A thorough evalua ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Really small: The chances of a 48 yo with your history conceiving are really small; I can't give an exact figure but would guess far less than 1 in 100 and even if ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tumor: The elevated prolactin can be a symptom of a pituitary tumor and can also be associated with thyroid disease. If both of those have been evaluated and ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Unlikely: since a normal pelvic ultrasound essentially rules out polycystic ovaries.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe not: tumor, but nonclassical adrenal hyperplasia, this could interfere with ovulation. Treatment could help fertility. As check for insulin resistance as ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Robinson
47 years experience Endocrinology
Hyperprolactinemia: I would recommend and MRI of your pituitary gland to rule out a prolactin secreting pituitary tumor. A high prolactin level in your blood can interfer ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular Menses: In all liklihood you have PCO. The prolactin is most likely a bit of a red herring in that there a multiple things that can cause a mild elevation of ... Read More
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