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Pituitary Affect Speech
Losing weight, speech/balance prob, body pins/need. Could this only be a pituitary tumor or something else?
129lb 51 M
Master gland: The pituitary is a gland that is about a centimeter in diameter that sits at the base of the brain in the anterior (front) cranial fossa. It is in the midline and surrounded on both sides by the carotid arteries. It is at the apex of the nasa passages. The pituitary gland is responsible for hormones that control growth, lactation, urine concentration, thyroid hormone release, sex hormone release. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Galactorrhea: There are many causes of galactorrhea, and one is a pituitary adenoma (perhaps very small) that makes too much prolactin. Prolactin is the milk producing hormone that is naturally high post partum. A prolactinoma often causes menstrual disturbances. Sometimes these tumors can get large (>10 mm). The treatment is usually medical, not surgical, using Cabergoline or bromocriptine. ...Read more
If I would have a pituitary problem, resulting in added height after age 35, what other symptoms would I see other than just added inches in height?
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