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My 10 yr-old has a prolactin level of 50, had an mri when it was 28. could a tumor have been to small to detect at that time? what level iconcerning

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Yes concern: Yes levels are high needs through work up for elevated prolactin levels besides pituitary adenoma , other causes that elevate the levels hypothyroidism certain type medications, especially antipsychiatric medications will cause elevated prolactin levels, , discuss with pediatrician , may refer to an endocrinologist

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