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Conditions were prolactin , insulin levels are elevated - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   Hi, i have an elevated prolactin levels it went from 30 to 35 in 2 months there was an MRI done to rule out pituitary tumor. there was no tumor present. what can cause this?
Doctor :   There are other causes of increased prolactin levels.

User :   what other causes are there
Doctor :   They are also seen in conditions like Poly cystic ovarian disease, Adrenal hyperplasia hypothyroidism
Doctor :   But the most common cause is pititory adenoma.

User :   what other causes could there be for elevated insulin levels?
User :   such as my insulin resistance
Doctor :   They can be seen in conditions like insulinoma.

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