Doctor insights on:
Prolactin: A "slightly high" prolactin level should have very little affect on you. Lab data provides a normal range for all studies but they are necessarily indicators for all. If you are feeling OK and your doctor is comfortable with your result you can relax. Your doctor is likely to see you in follow up every 3-6 months and of course he/she will see you more quickly if you a not feeling as well as you sh ...Read more
Testost. Lev. Are normal, LH levels normal.But prolactine levels are 2.0 ng\ml.I am escitalopram user.What to di?
NO!: In PCOS the prolactin level can be on the high end of normal or even JUST above normal, but THE DEFINITION OF PCOS STATES THAT OTHER DISORDERS WITH HIGH PROLACTIN BEING A SPECIFICALLY STATED ONE BE RULED OUT. You can not make the diagnosis of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome if prolactin is high! This needs to be worked up and treated if necessary first. ...Read more
Prolactine levels at 70 (normal is6-24). Mri showed clear. Unstable periods, no medication taken, no lung/kidney/liver prob. No pcos. What is it from?
Depends on fertility: Treatment depends on your desire for pregnancy. If you are not wnting to get pregnant,then cycle,regulation with BCPs is probably best, and monitor your prolactin level. If you desire pregnancy, you may need treatment with a Dopamine agonist, stopping it when you get pregnant. ...Read more