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What could cause 2 years of amenorrhea, fatigue, weakness and weight gain? My doctor ruled out pcos and thyroid. Now getting severe headaches...

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Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Pituitary enlargemen

One possible explanation is an enlargement of the pituitary gland and the cells that make a hormone called prolactin.
This hormone is normally increased in pregnancy and breastfeeding. If elevated at other times, the symptoms you describe along with a decrease in the range of vision, especially laterally, can also be noted. You should seek medical care immediately to have the proper testing pe.

In brief: Pituitary enlargemen

One possible explanation is an enlargement of the pituitary gland and the cells that make a hormone called prolactin.
This hormone is normally increased in pregnancy and breastfeeding. If elevated at other times, the symptoms you describe along with a decrease in the range of vision, especially laterally, can also be noted. You should seek medical care immediately to have the proper testing pe.
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