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Can someone with a prolactin pituitary tumor still get pregnant?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

Prolactin the hormone that allows breastfeeding.
In excess, it inhibits ovulation. A small tumor in the pituitary gland at the base of the brain produces an excess of the hormone. Medication like Parlodel (bromocriptine) can bring the level of this hormone to normal and ovulation should resume. Consult an endocrinologist.

In brief: Yes

Prolactin the hormone that allows breastfeeding.
In excess, it inhibits ovulation. A small tumor in the pituitary gland at the base of the brain produces an excess of the hormone. Medication like Parlodel (bromocriptine) can bring the level of this hormone to normal and ovulation should resume. Consult an endocrinologist.
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Dr. Robert Phillips
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

If they are having regualr periods, they probably can.
If not regular, treatment will be necessary to get pregnant.

In brief: Yes

If they are having regualr periods, they probably can.
If not regular, treatment will be necessary to get pregnant.
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