I agree with the opinion of our team (Horselip and Rumpled). I am glad you are discussing that situation with your doctor. I will say that it most likely will be a transient problem. Please let me know if you have any further questions.
Thank you for your message. There are multiple things that can explain your symptoms and not necessarily brain tumor.
Please see a doctor and let us know if you have any question.
The reason prolactin is tested in the IPSS is to somehow evaluate the pattern of drainage of the cavernous sinus. So, if prolactin predominantly is higher in on side, like it is on the left for you, then the idea is that a proportional elevation of ACTh in that same side may not be significant. In your case the ACTH is actualy proportional...
I saw your imaging and it will be helpful to have a head CT, I only saw MRIs. I agree it most likely represents fibrous dysplasia. I am not sure your symptoms are related to that. So, it is rare that we perform surgery for FD. In general we do with a specific goal, like to decompress a cranial nerve etc.
The surgery in your case is not...
I agree you should not stop the medication without a plan. most endocrinologists stop every 5 years as long as the MRI shows the tumor has disapear, which can sometimes be the case. If the tumor is well visible, then most likely stopping the medication will make the tumor to regrow.
In relation to pregnancy there are two strategies. One is surg...
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