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son has elevated Prolactin level


My 19 years old son has elevated Prolactin level 27.7 (range 2.2-18.5). He also did the lab work for : Estradiol, Testosterone, LH, T4, T3, TSH, Glucose, Lipid Panel, Beta HCG, Comprehensive Metabolic Panel and everything was normal. Would you please advise what this elevated Prolactin level could be? What other tests he should do to get to the bottom of it? My son is vegan but he eats nutritious food, the last time he checked his B12 it was normal. Thank you very much!
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replied February 8th, 2016
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I read your question and i understand your concern. Solely elevated prolactin levels with all other labs normal indicate likely an age related growth spurt. At the teen age breast tenderness is normal and that may give a slight surge in prolactin levels. However you should consult an endocrinologist and let them sort out other odds.

I hope it helps. Consult your doctor as our advice is just for education purpose only.


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