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A 29-year-old female asked:

Does high prolactin levels cause low progesterone? what's the relation between these two hormones?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Prolactin: is a PITUITARY hormone which causes lactation in females ...It is not related to progesterone which is produced by the ovaries! Hope this helps! Dr Z
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