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Does having a prolactinoma (pituitary tumor) cause weight gain?
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Usually not related
Look for other cause of weight gain.

In brief: Usually not related
Look for other cause of weight gain.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: Unlikely
Prolactin should have no direct effect on weight, although fluctuation in estrogen due to the prolactinoma can cause some changes.

In brief: Unlikely
Prolactin should have no direct effect on weight, although fluctuation in estrogen due to the prolactinoma can cause some changes.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
In brief: Yes
Yes based on personal observation. The mechanism is obscure.

In brief: Yes
Yes based on personal observation. The mechanism is obscure.
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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