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Can pituitary adenoma be caused by stress

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Murthy Andavolu
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
No: They are not caused by stress. They are benign tumors of unknown cause.
Dr. Murthy Andavolu
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
Medication: Some medication can cause them also.

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Generally benign: These are ggenerally benign lesions; however can cause over- secredtion of certain brain chemicals, have your physician check, since it is possible th... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 22 years experience
No: Memory loss is not a symptom of a pituitary adenoma. Even if a pituitary adenoma was causing abnormal production of certain hormones from the pituita... Read More
Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Not usually: Forgetfulness is not associated with pituitary adenoma. However, a new diagnosis of a pituitary adenoma may cause anxiety, which may lead to trouble ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Faridi
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
No: Pituitary adenomas are not caused by concussion.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
Neurology 16 years experience
There are a number: Of reasons. Should monitor your endocrine function after this type of surgery. May be medications as well, steroids?
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Harvey
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Not the adenoma: The adenoma doesn't come and go, so symptoms that come and go are unlikely to be from that. It is more likely your inner ear. Consider seeing an ear... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Yes: Yes you could have surgery for excess skin. See plastic surgeon for evaluation.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Maybe: It depends on the size of the adenoma and the type of eye problem. A neurologist, a good eye exam and an MRI of the pituitary gland could establish wh... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Watridge
Neurosurgery 46 years experience
Medications can: A number of medications can cause breast lactation. Drugs like benzodiazepines are considered. Beast nipple stimulation can also be a cause.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery 39 years experience
Pituitary adenoma: A pituitary adenoma can cause visual loss, loss of peripheral vision but they need to get fairly large in size to do that - you do not describe your "... Read More

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