I am new to this board as I was just diagnosed with a 5mm prolactinoma this past week. I have no idea when this prolactinoma started growing but I am thankful to God that it has been detected and I could move forward with the treatment that I need. Ten weeks ago I had my second miscarriage in a 13 month period. My first miscarriage @ 15 weeks was last year in May. No testing was done since it was my first miscarriage. I do have have two daughters ages 8 and 2. Both of the pregnancies were healthy and uneventful. I was 11 weeks along when I miscarried the second time this past June. Needless to say, my husband and I were devastated. This time we opted to have the fetal tissue checked. The testing came back normal. My OB/GYN did the RPL bloodwork as well as karotyping for both my husband and myself. Everything came back normal except my prolactin level was elevated. I was not told the actual level other than it was elevated. I had my blood drawn again and this time my level was even higher and I was sent to my PCP. My level the first time was 57 and the second time it was a 69. My PCP also did lab work including a thyroid check and all came back normal except the elevated prolactin level. This time it was a 62. An MRI was scheduled on the 20th of this month and my PCP called me on Wednesday to tell me about the 5mm prolactinoma that was found. I was hoping and praying that I would be one of the ones who had the hyperprolactinemia w/o the tumor. But now, I have no doubt in my mind that having this condition played a part in both of my miscarriages. I continue to get my periods although I noticed that my cycles got longer after the birth of my second daughter. I never thought much of it other than I was getting older and my body was changing. The desire to have another child is something that both my husband and I share. My PCP managed to get me an appointment with an endocrinologist on Monday..she really begged for this as the soonest appointment would have been in November! I still have so many questions and as well not being far removed from the shock of this diagnosis. I have read many of the stories and experiences on this board and I pray for the day that these tumors disappear completely and our prolactin levels get back to normal.
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