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Can pituitary adenoma be caused by stress

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Murthy Andavolu
Hematology and Oncology 34 years experience
No: They are not caused by stress. They are benign tumors of unknown cause.
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Dr. Murthy Andavolu
Hematology and Oncology 34 years experience
Medication: Some medication can cause them also.
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
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
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 24 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
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Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery 31 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
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
Neurology 18 years experience
There are a number: Of reasons. Should monitor your endocrine function after this type of surgery. May be medications as well, steroids?
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 45 years experience
Yes: Yes you could have surgery for excess skin. See plastic surgeon for evaluation.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 33 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
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Watridge
48 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.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Endocrinology 53 years experience
Pressure: The symptoms are not likely to be related to pituitary adenoma but because of the head and ear pain you MUST see your doctor immediately. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
As far as I am aware: ACCUTANE acts on the SKIN ....and has no effect on glandular function or mood! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Ischemia. : Monocular ischemia most likely causes shots a in one eye. Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) and pituitary adenoma causes symmetrical bilateral schotoma.
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