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I have a pituitary micro adenoma I was diagnosed with over 3 years ago. I'm still unsure if it could be a prolactinoma. I've had numerous eye exams by my eye doctor and primary care doctor, probably others too, and they never find any vision issues or anything. I've also done 3 follow-up MRI scans and there is no growth at all to this microadenoma. Could this be a prolactinoma? Endocrinology can't get me in for 4 months... I've had labs done and I've had elevated prolactin since I was around 17 years old, and I'm 23 this November, and my prolactin remains elevated. I've questioned time and time again if it's from being on medicines, or from being an actual prolactinoma. I'm tired of not knowing and I'm not getting anywhere with any of the doctors I see. I saw Endocrinology years ago and they said that they didn't think it was worth doing anything about, but nobody will ever answer if it's exacerbating hyperprolactinemia which most doctors have totally disregarded with me.


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replied March 27th, 2018
Gland Disorders Answer A63487
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
It is prolactinoma but of microadenoma variety.
In 95 % cases microadenoma doesn't show any sign of growth.
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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