Depends in size. Most pituitary tumors are benign and less than a 1 CM (called micro adenomas). If that's the case, i typically leave it alone if shown to be not active hormonally. If active, i monitor size serially to make sure it's not enlarging. Of course you will need to discuss this with your doctor.
How serious is a small tumor on the pituitary gland? It is not cancerous. What are the chances of not being able to have kids?
It depends. It is great that the small pituitary tumor is not cancerous. As long as it is not growing, observation may be an option. Due to the position of the pituitary, it cangrow and interfer with your vision. It can also disturb all of the hormones in your body since it secretes the regulatory hormones for your thyroid, adrenal glands,and ovaries.If these are disrupted, it will make it hard to conceive. Read more...