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  • The most common causes are pituitary tumor, thyroid imbalance or medication side effect (if you are not pregnant).

    Do know that up to 40% of pituitary tumors do not show up on MRIs so having a normal one may not put you in the clear. My teeny little one hid for 12 years.

    If it is a tumor, it is most commonly treated with medication, not surgery. Make sure your doctor tests all your hormones, not just a couple. A neuro-endocrinologist is best.

  • No. It means that there is a presence of abnormally-high levels of prolactin in the blood, which could be due to a number of reasons.

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