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Possible causes of hyperprolactinemia

Possible causes of hyperprolactinemia

The causes of hyperprolactinemia can be classified as follows:

Physiological causes
pregnancy, lactation, sleep, physical exercise, sexual relations and stress.
Pharmacological causes
sedatives, antidepressants, anxiolytics or the use of oral contraceptives with estrogens.
Pathological causes
hypogonadism, hyperandrogenism, polycystic ovarian syndrome, chronic renal failure, etc.
Tumor causes
benign tumors such as pituitary adenomas and prolactinomas.
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By (gynecologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist) and (invitra staff).
Last Update: 01/17/2020
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