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What are the signs of a prolactinoma in men?

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When a man is diagnosed with a prolactinoma, it tends to be large. Men often aren't diagnosed when they have early signs, which include:

Headaches or vision problems are usually the symptoms that bring men to the doctor.

  • Problems getting or maintaining an erection
  • Decreased interest in sex
  • Breast milk production in rare cases

From: What Is a Prolactinoma? WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: "Prolactinoma."

UCLA Pituitary Tumor Program: "Prolactinoma."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on October 28, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: "Prolactinoma."

UCLA Pituitary Tumor Program: "Prolactinoma."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on October 28, 2018

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