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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Hyperprolactinemia

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Can you cure a microadenoma that causes hyperprolactinemia?

Can you cure a microadenoma that causes hyperprolactinemia?

Sometines: There are two medications that can lower prolactin levels, often to normal, in patients with prolactinomas- these are bromocryptine and cabergoline. In some cases if the prolactin has been persistently normal on the medication, it will remain normal after the medication is stopped. This should only be done under the supervision of an experienced endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Why would cirrhosis cause hyperprolactinemia?

Why would cirrhosis cause hyperprolactinemia?

Increased estrogen: Liver normally metabolizes estrogen. With cirrhosis, estrogen levels become elevated as liver cannot break it down. The production of prolactin is stimulated in the pituitary as a result of increased estrogen. ...Read more

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Latuda and oxcarbazepine caused hyperprolactinemia, now untreated, the Dr office shut down how do I go about getting treatment?

Latuda and oxcarbazepine caused hyperprolactinemia, now untreated, the Dr office shut down how do I go about getting treatment?

Answer: contact another specialist in your local area----some of the side effects of the medications will wear off after time----some have more prolonged actions-----but you also have to deal with the PSY issues you were being treated for----for which you will need to establish with another physician in that specialty field ...Read more

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If hyperprolactinemia is caused by antipsychotics, how long after quitting the antipsychotics does it take to disappear?

Several weeks: Several weeks to resolve, unless there is another cause for high prolactin. In that case, Cabergoline may be used to return prolactin to normal. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with hyperprolactinemia. Serum level of 97.9.My MRI does not show a tumor. What other things can cause this.?

I have been diagnosed with hyperprolactinemia. Serum level of 97.9.My MRI does not show a tumor. What other things can cause this.?

A tumor: You may still have a little one in your pituitary that isn't showing on mri. I suspect that these underlying most cases of "hypothalamic-pituitary dysregulation" as i've found them at autopsy in people who have no idea. Trusting you're healthy otherwise ; not on meds or overstressed; many women with polycystic ovary disease run a somewhat high prolactin. Treatment (if you need it) may be empirical. ...Read more

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What is hyperprolactinemia?

What is hyperprolactinemia?

High prolactin: It means high levels of prolactin measured in blood. Prolactin is a peptide hormone made by the pituitary gland. ...Read more

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Is there any medication for curing hyperprolactinemia?

Is there any medication for curing hyperprolactinemia?

Yes: There are two medications used to treat elevated prolactin levels (after a full medical evaluation has been done) - these are bromocryptine and cabergoline. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have hyperprolactinemia?

Blood test: You can tell by checking prolactin levels in your blood. It will be elevated. You can also experience milk production from your breasts but this doesn't happen in everyone with prolactinemia. ...Read more