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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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User :   i am suffering from prolactonema since past 2 years but no difference in size & tkeing cabergolin drug 4mg per week.plz suggest some option
Doctor :   Hello
Doctor :   i am Dr XXXX here
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender please ?
User :   dr XXX i m facing this problem since past 2 years got married but no interest in sex as well as size in recent mri was 2.6*2.1*2.3
User :   age 30 & gender male
Doctor :   i see
Doctor :   so what all treatment options have you gone thru in the past ?
User :   ayurvedic treatment from kerala ayurvedic is also going on simultaneously
User :   i have taken initially prolactin (bromocryptine drug for 1 year & now taking cabergolin 4 mg per week
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   and have you noticed any improvements ?
User :   but no significant tereatment in size as did mri for 4 times
User :   no significant differnece in size ya prolactin levels have come down to normal
Doctor :   Ok thats a positive thing
User :   can u suggest sthng where i need to contact
Doctor :   well you are taking the correct medications and since the levels have fallen so that means it is working fine
Doctor :   Cabergoline is a good drug for this
User :   or any ayurvedic treatment as in allopathy doctor suggests surgery would be last option can u suggest what more we can do to cure .how much time it normally takes to cure
Doctor :   well its either medication or surgery, please don't follow any Ayurvedic claims for it as it will not work and make things worse
Doctor :   But since your prolactin levels have now come to normal
User :   are you sure for it as i m taking ayurvedic treatment alongwith allopathic treatment & plz tell me how much time it take to cure
Doctor :   so surgery is not really indicated in yoru case
Doctor :   YOUR **
User :   can my sex desire would be increase as i m facing problem in my sexual lufe plz suggest sthng
Doctor :   dont stop your medications
User :   plz let me know as per your experience hoe much time it normally takes to disappear completely
User :   do i need to increase the quantity of cabergolin drug
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   dont change the dose
User :   plz let me know as per your experience hoe much time it normally takes to disappear completely
User :   is this a big size 2.6*2.3*2.1
Doctor :   Medication is usually successful in treating prolactinoma
User :   can u tell me time as per ur experience
User :   as facing this problem since past 2 years
Doctor :   It will take about couple of months more
Doctor :   please be patient
User :   is this a big size 2.6*2.3*2.1
Doctor :   its not taht bigi
Doctor :   that big **
User :   what else you recommend to cure it early
Doctor :   you have only medications and surgery
User :   you think with that much of dosage of cabergolin tumour would be cured
Doctor :   yes it will be
User :   are ther any sideeffects of it apart from headache,impotency * vision
Doctor :   you should not change any dose without proper medical supervision
User :   yes i m refrring good endocrinologist here
Doctor :   i can see that
Doctor :   as the drugs you are on is highly good
User :   are ther any sideeffects of it apart from headache,impotency * vision
Doctor :   No not beyond the ones you have already mentioned
Doctor :   and they will go once you have been treated
User :   can desire for sex can be restored to normal with such kind of prolactnoma
Doctor :   The overall success rate in treating prolactinomas is very high
Doctor :   Yes it will be
User :   can u suggest some doctor names who are specialised in treatin these prolactenomas
Doctor :   tell me your area ?
User :   XXX
User :   can sex desire can be increased somehow to have good sexual relationship even with prolactinoma
Doctor :   XXXX
Doctor :   Yes it can be but once you are treated all your life you will be normal
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Your welcome
User :   so acc to u it would take couple of months
Doctor :   Glad i was able to help you
Doctor :   Yes it will take few months
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