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What are the symptoms of macroadenoma ?

symptoms of microadenoma 7mm. I see a white discharge on the breast whenever I take a shower. Why is that? I know my prolactin levels are high and that could be the reason but why whenever I take a shower?? and I get these horrible headaches and restlessness in the legs. Is it because of the tumor? I will be very appreciated by the any answer I recieve.
Asked On : Wed, 2 Feb 2011
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OBGYN 's  Response
You have a small pituitary tumour called prolactinoma.Its caused due to high prolactin levels.The symptoms are irregular menses,galactorrhea(discharge from breast).Usually you would be put on medications for about 3-4 weeks.But If the MRI shows increase in the tumor it may need to be removed.If you are on meds,continue as advised.repeat a MRI after 4-6 weeks.
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This was very helpful thank you. I was on medication but I really dont think the medication worked I tried the dose twice but still I get this discharge. Also, I get easliy tired alot just by doing a small chore and that might be due to lack of iron but recently I was sick with very bad cold so they test me for mono which they said I didnt have and the iron was ok. Also, I have problems of my nerves I guess not sure how to describe it but like when I wash dishes my finger will get stuck for alil bit before I can move it..I dont know if that has anything to do with that tumor or me being double jointed very badly. But I do get alot of headaches as well like really bad!! and pressure in the eyes..not sure why that is either. Thank you so much for replying.
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OBGYN Dr. Rhea Chanda's  Response
The nerve problem shouldnt be associated with this.Neuropathy is a symptoms which is very different and has a number of causes for which you have to be tested again.Its possible that your immune system is weak due to the infections so you are tired.You should get a complete physical check up to detect any problems at the earliest.
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