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High Prolactin And Overweight
31 year old over weight male on diet
hdl 51.1 mg/dl
glucose 98.1 mg/dl
esr 20 mm/hr
prolactin 2747 miu/ml
testosterone 5.11 ng/ml
whats wrong with me?
Hyperprolactinemia: Elevated prolactin level can be due to abnormality to the pituitary gland, such as adenoma ( tumor) compression of the pituitary stalk , high level of prolactin can cause impotance, galactorrhea ( production of excess breats milk), gynecomastia ( big breast in men) your doctor may want to send you for an MRI of your brain for further evaluation. ...Read more
Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more
High prolactin: Hi. High prolactin (PRL) is most often caused by a benign pituitary tumor that makes PRL. There are certain drugs that can cause hyperprolactinemia, such as anti-dopaminergic drugs and narcotics. Your gender isn't stated. If you're a woman, it can make your periods cease (but at your age, menopause is knocking, so that must be considered). It can also cause breast milk not related to childbirth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prolactin: First confirm it is truly elevated by repeating the lab test and sending it to an endocrine reference lab. The best one is owned by labcorp -- called esoterix in california. Second if it's a woman check for pregnancy. Third perform an MRI with and without contrast of brain and pituitary gland. Fourth see a bd-cert endocrinologist for possible treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the cause: If the cause of the high prolactin is concerning or if there are associated symptoms, then it requires treatment. Certain medications (such as Geodon listed on your profile) may cause an elevation in prolactin levels may not cause any symptoms if the levels don't go above a certain threshold. If this is the case, then no specific treatment is indicated aside from monitoring. ...Read more
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