Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia

Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia: Introduction

Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia: Increased blood prolactin levels associated with galactorrhea (abnormal milk secretion). It may be caused by such things as certain medications, pituitary disorders and thyroid disorders. The condition can occur in males as well as females. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia is available below.

Symptoms of Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia?

Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia:

Causes of Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia

Read more about causes of Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia.

Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often...read more »

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an...read more »

Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia: Animations

Statistics for Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia

Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

Definitions of Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia:

Increased levels of prolactin in the blood, which may be associated with AMENORRHEA and GALACTORRHEA. Relatively common etiologies include PROLACTINOMA, medication effect, KIDNEY FAILURE, granulomatous diseases of the pituitary gland, and disorders which interfere with the hypothalamic inhibition of prolactin release. Ectopic (non-pituitary) production of prolactin may also occur. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch36, pp77-8) - (Source - Diseases Database)

Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia, or a subtype of Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Related Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia Info

More information about Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia

  1. Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise