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Prolactin Level 35 Ngml
Taking cabergoline for increased prolactin level was at 485 went down to 33 within 5 months now prolactin is 35 why did it go up if I've been on meds?
Will fluctuate: Your prolactin level will fluctuate a little from day to day and even from different times of the day. If your blood was drawn every day for a week, there's a good chance you'd get a slightly different result every time. Not to worry... Going from 33 to 35 is hardly any change at all and you seem to be responding well to the medicine. ...Read more
Prolactin level is at 35.9. How severe is my condition? Is this problem due to me being sexually active? Does it affect my fertility?
My prolactin level is at 35.9? How severe is my condition? Will it affect my fertility? Does the medication vary for those who are sexually active and those who are not?
High prolactin : There is a lot missing in your prentation. Prolactin is produced by the pituitary gland at the base of your brain and has wide-ranging effects. If your doc feels uncomfortable doing a work up on you should find a gynecological endocrinologist pronto. You need a complete work up and soon. Good look and don't delay! ...Read more
In 22. Not pregnant. My prolactin levels r 35.69 with biological reference 3.34-26.72. What r the consequences of this?
Prolactin: Hi. Why was your prolactin (PRL) level checked? First thing to do is repeat the lab test and see if it's reproducible. If so, have your periods become irregular and/or are your breasts producing milk? Probably not at that level, but if so, the PRL elevation is significant. Are you taking any drugs that can raise prolactin? If not, and the level is reproducible, you may have a small pituitary tumor ...Read more
My last mens period was on 27th nov. And I've 9days delayed. My hormone levels are tsh:1.35 prolactin:20.86 fsh:4.3 estradiol:64, 36 are they norml?
Prolactin high?: Depending on the normal range of the lab at which testing was done, the prolactin level may be just slightly elevated. The rest of the hormone levels are normal. A high prolactin level can interfere with ovulation ; lead to infertility. Because your elevation is so slight, usually we would repeat the test to verify the result. Prolactin levels are most accurate when drawn about 9-10 am. ...Read more
35 yr old has inflamed uterus and elevated prolactin and cortisol levels. Weight loss and headaches. Ct scan doesn't show tumor. What could it be?
Abnormal hormones: It is unusual to see hi prolactin and high cortisol simultaneously since one does not affect other and they come from different ce lines abnormal hormones signify abnormal function and maybe not accompanied by a structural abnormality which is the basis for cat scan check with doctors if levels are significantly abnormal a nd food to resoloution. ...Read more
Cause: First, find the cause for the hyperprolatinemia. Don't just treat the number. If due to a pituitary growth, a pill can be used to lower it. If the prolactin is high because of side effect of a drug, stopping the drug can normalize your level. Work with your doctor to find the cause. Good luck. ...Read more
Good healthy diet: There is nothing you can eat that will alter prolactin levels. Why are they elevated? Have you been evaluated by your doctor, looking for pituitary tumor, hypothyroidism, medicine side effects, etc.? There is medication that can lower prolactin if necessary, but get your evaluation first. ...Read more
Many possibilities: A very high prolactin could be from a pituitary adenoma, which is usually treated with medications. Often there are minor elevations in prolactin, and this can be from many other causes. Certain medications, nipple stimulation (eg jogging), hypothyroidism, postpartum. Why was it measured? Infertility, irreg menses (women) or low libido (men)? Your endocrinologist can help you with this. ...Read more
Pituitary hormone: Prolactin is a hormone normally made by the pituitary gland during pregnancy and after delivery to cause breast milk production. Other causes for high prolactin include: pituitary tumors (usually benign), certain medications, narcotics. Mild elevations are sometimes seen related to the stress of blood drawing. ...Read more
Depends on..: Normal level for nonpregnant, nonlactating (not breast feeding) is 2-29. For pregnant level varies greatly depending on first, second, or late trimester: 10-209. For male 2-18. So, levels beyond these ranges are considered high. If u have concerns, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
If your: Prolactin level is elevated, it needs to be investigated and treated if necessary. High prolactin levels can lead to weight gain, abnormal menses, breast secretion and infertility. Talk w/your doctor. There is medication available to lower elevated prolactin levels if necessary. ...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 more
Prolactin: In females usually less than 30 and males less than 18. Laboratory sets the normal ranges.,. ...Read more
Lower prolactin: Yes, bromocryptine is one traditional med.Get a more detailed 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 (ziprasidone) 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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