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For probably 6-7 years now, whenever I get my blood levels checked for prolactin they always come back higher than they should be compared to the normal range. Is there anything I can do to help this decrease some since my prolactin level seems to be elevated, but it is not really continuing to elevate it is just around 25-35 ng/dL every time and the papers I have usually say like 9-18 ng/dL is common for men?

I have had a lot of trouble with my pituitary gland and an adenoma was found several years ago during an MRI scan. It concerns me maybe my pituitary is causing the increase in prolactin or maybe my Zoloft medication for OCD, yet I don't know enough about prolactin to really understand why my level would be elevated?


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replied September 8th, 2018
Mens Conditions Answer A64379
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
This slight elevation can be due to stress or Zoloft.
Prolactin elevation in case of pituitary adenoma is usually in thousands.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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