We've been TTC for 9 months. MRI revealed that I have a 6mm pituitary adenoma. I still ovulate, however. So, can the adenoma really be the cause of our infertility? (Husband's SA was OK.)

Yes, the adenoma can be the

Yes, the adenoma can be the cause of your fertility problems. Adenomas can cause prolactinemia which is directly linked to infertility. Check your prolactin levels. If they are high, you will definitely not get pregnant until they are significantly lowered.

Absolutly. Often pituitary

Absolutly. Often pituitary tumors are found because they cause hormone imbalances - loss of sex drive, menstrual periods and breast milk production.

Many pituitary tumors do not require surgery, but it needs to be dealt with medically before you become pregnant. Talk to your endocrinologist about your baby plans.


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