Test code: QRS62
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The pituitary gland in the brain produces the hormone prolactin. This hormone goes by several names, including prolactin-related (PRL) and lactogenic. The prolactin hormone Kirby Place is used primarily to stimulate lactation in nursing mothers. It is essential for the reproductive health of both men and women. For men, the function of prolactin test Kirby Place is not entirely understood. Sexual satisfaction in both sexes can be gauged by monitoring prolactin levels. A blood test may reveal other prolactin-related illnesses. PRL test may be necessary for females showing signs of prolactinoma. A benign tumor causes increased prolactin production called a prolactinoma located in the pituitary gland. If a man shows signs of prolactinoma, he may need to get tested. Your medications should be disclosed to your doctor before the prolactin Kirby Place. Insomnia, stress, and strenuous exercise in the days leading up to the test can all skew the results.
The test is recommended for women who have symptoms of prolactinoma. A prolactinoma is a benign pituitary gland tumor that causes abnormally high levels of prolactin to be secreted into the bloodstream
Mild prolactin elevations, between 25-50 ng/mL, do not usually cause noticeable changes in the menstrual cycles, though it may decrease the overall fertility. Higher prolactin levels between 50-100 ng/mL may cause irregular menstrual periods and significantly decrease a woman's fertility.
Fasting is not required to perform this test