This test helps determine the cause of abnormal breast milk production not related to pregnancy or breast-feeding. It helps diagnose the cause of erectile dysfunction and infertility in men and the cause of infertility and/or irregular menstruation in women.
Also, Prolactin testing may be used to detect and diagnose prolactinomas, which are tumors that produce excess prolactin. Symptoms that are associated with prolactinoma are unexplained lactation and headaches as well as visual impairment.
Women who are experience irregular periods, abnormal nipple discharge and infertility; Men who are experiencing a decreased sex drive, nipple discharge, or infertility or has a low testosterone level.
No special preparation is necessary prior to blood sample collection.
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.