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Can I get pregnant having 35 prolactin level?

Can I get pregnant having 35 prolactin level?

Possible: It's possible, but less likely than if prolactin was normal. Why is your prolactin elevated? Have you been checked for pituitary problems or medication side effects? Check w/your doctor. Medication is available (cabergoline) to lower prolactin if needed. ...Read more

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Prolactin (Definition)

The pituitary gland makes many hormones. After delivery of a baby, the pituitary gland pours out prolactin which causes the breasts to produce milk. It may be abnormally produced and cause enlarged ...Read more


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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?

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

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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?

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?

May be normal: An isolated mild increase in prolactin level can be from vigorous exercise, nipple stimulation, hypothyroidism, some medications. It won't likely effect your fertility. It should be followed by your doctor especially if symptoms develop. ...Read more

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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

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In 22. Not pregnant. My prolactin levels r 35.69 with biological reference 3.34-26.72. What r the consequences of this?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Is 23.4 a high prolactin level?

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Normal: Normal non pregnant levels is between 2 – 29 ng/ml
Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How I control my prolactin level?

Prolactin: Can be elevated in certain pituitary tumors, hypothyroidism, breast stimulation, and in response to many psychiatric medications. Check w/your doctor to see if testing and / or medication is necessary. ...Read more

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How can I check my prolactin level?

If there's a medical: Indication, it can be ordered by your physician/ medical provider. Take care. ...Read more

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What do high prolactin levels mean?

Prolactin is a: Hormone produced by the pituitary gland. After pregnancy, it causes lactation (milk production). Besides pregnancy, it can be elevated from stress, exercise, nipple stimulation, medications (especially antipsychotics), or tumors/growths in the pituitary gland. ...Read more

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How to controll my prolactin level.?

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

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What to eat to control prolactin level?

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

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Why are high prolactin levels dangerous?

Warning: They often warn of a pituitary adenoma producing prolactin. Neglected, these things can be deadly. ...Read more

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What is causing my high prolactin levels?

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

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What can cause a rise in prolactin levels?

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

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What are high levels of prolactin in women?

What are high levels of prolactin in women?

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

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What can I do to control my prolactin level?

What can I do to control my prolactin level?

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

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What can cause my prolactin level to be high?

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

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My Prolactin level is 137. How serious is it?

Moderate: It is in the moderate range. You need to find out why it is high. Need an MRI of the pituitary. ...Read more

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How does one change of the prolactin level in men?

How does one change of the prolactin level in men?

Is it high?: Hi. I hate to assume, but you don't state if your prolactin is high. I must, therefore assume it is. High prolactin in men is lowered the same way it is in women — with a pill called cabergoline. It's very effective in almost all cases. Good luck! ...Read more

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What's the normal prolactin level for the age of 17?

Prolactin: In females usually less than 30 and males less than 18. Laboratory sets the normal ranges.,. ...Read more

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What is the best way to raise your prolactin levels?

Nipple stimulation: Nipple stimulation is fun, inexpensive and easy. And it is a lot better than becoming pregnant or developing a pituitary tumor. Why would anyone want to raise their prolactin level above "normal?". ...Read more

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If you have high level of prolactin can it go untreated?

Yes and no: In general a high prolactin does not need to be treated in itself. Your doctor may want to rule out a prolactin secreting tumor. Also, a chronically elevated prolactin may stop your cycles, and the lack of estrogen from this may increase your risk of osteoporosis. ...Read more

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If you have high level of prolactin, can it go untreated?

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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How can you reduce the prolactin level from a female body?

Medications: If the prolactin level is high and there is no obvious cause such a drug that you can stop, it can be treated with medication such as Cabergoline or bromicritine. ...Read more

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Can there be natural ways to lower prolactin levels in men?

Can there be natural ways to lower prolactin levels in men?

Whoa: If a man has high prolactin levels, he has a prolactinoma until proved otherwise. This is a life-threatening lesion, and needs to be treated as a tumor rather than as a lab value. ...Read more