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Is It Uncommon For A Pregnant Woman To Get Pituitary Tumors
Yes: Pituitary tumors often disrupt hormones and make it difficult to get pregnant. During pregnancy the pituitary gland can enhance on brain scan and look like a tumor. A minor tumor that already is present may get activated during pregnancy. A thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The pituitary is a gland in brain. It produces different hormones that help with various bodily functions (reproduction, body temperature control, blood pressure, growth, cognition). A disorder of pituitary can affect one or some or all of hormones and cause excess hormonal production or loss of hormonal production. A person with pituitary disorder should be under ...Read more
Yes, but: It is possible, but it depends upon the type of tumor and whether it's done any damage to the normal pituitary. If your thyroid and adrenal function are normal, and your prolactin is normal (or treated w/cabergoline to normal), it depends whether there was any damage to hormone controlling menses and fertility. If periods are regular that's a good sign. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes and no: A menopausal woman can conceive using an egg donated by another woman and hormones to prepare the uterus for pregnancy. Pregnancy risks tend to be higher with menopause so it is important to be evaluated and treated by a reputable reproductive endocrinologist. If you are otherwise healthy your chances of a healthy pregnancy should be excellent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Pregnancy may be one of the more common reasons of a missed period, but certainly not the only reason. Hormonal imbalance either stemming from the ovary or from the brain (hypothalamus and pituitary) are other potential causes. Uterine problems can also affect bleeding. Skipped cycles on occasion can happen, but require evaluation if persistent. ...Read more
Is it ok to become pregnant with a non hormone producing pituitary tumor? Could there be dangerous complications?
Here's a thought...: A woman with a short cycle this month, say 24 days in her cycle, would ovulate around day 10 of her cycle. She tends to have week-long periods, with just light days at the end. She has sex during the 7th day of her period, and the sperm swim into her fallopian tubes over the next day or two, and some survive long enough to fertilize her egg that arrives on day 10 (3 days after she had sex). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Women's health: is it common for a woman to visit a dr thinking she's pregnant and it actually ends up being a metastatic cancer that's spread?
It isn't.: Having a retroverted (tipped or tilted) uterus does not effect fertility. I can't tell you how many women over the years have come to me saying that someone told them they can't get pregnant because of a tilted uterus, and here they are pregnant. If you are having trouble getting pregnant, you need to be evaluated for more likely causes. ...Read more
No: But it is very important that any fetishes only be acted on with consenting women. ...Read more
Is it possible for a pregnant person to not produce enough hgc hormone for a home pregnancy test?
Yes: Generally speaking, yes, very much so. Whether or not it is safe for the woman to do so is a different matter and depends upon the nature of her paralysis and what kind of support will be available during the pregnancy and delivery. Pregnancy planning for someone without feeling or movement below the waist should be done in consultation with an experienced obstetrician (OB/GYN). ...Read more
Ovulation: If you get a Period every month then you should be ovulating unless you have Anovulatory cycle which it means you bleed but not having Ovulation, the causes for anovulatory cycle are Hormonal imbalance, Polycystic Ovary, Thyroid dysfunction, excessive weight loss, Excessive exercise, stress, etc. Hope this helps, ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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