Prolactinoma and Pregnancy- Part One

Symptoms It was roughly 10years ago during the summer holidays just before starting my 3rd year at university when I first noticed the symptoms that would later lead to my diagnosis of a Prolactinoma. A Prolactinoma is also known as a Pituitary Adenoma. This is also known as a benign (non cancerous) tumour in the brain on the pituitary gland. The original symptom was lactation. I noticed two tiny wet patches in my bra and was shocked to see milk coming out of my nipples! Diagnosis After a trip to the doctors and several pregnancy tests later it became clear […]

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