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My wife was diagnosed with 2x1.5mm microadenoma anterior. Is

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my wife was diagnosed with 2x1.5mm microadenoma anterior. Is this something we should be worried about or is it not so serious?
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
It all depends on whether it is functioning or not.
Hormone levels need to be tested to make sure it isn't releasing hormone.
if it isn't then it can be watched or controlled with meds
She likely won't need surgery
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
the doctor prescribed my wife a medicine to shrink it. Is that a recommended solution?
Yes, it isProbably bromocriptine
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
who should she see for hormone level testing?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
she is taking dostinex. Is it similar?
yes it is very similar
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
how many of the cases are serious?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
will it likely grow?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Also, how often should it be monitored? i.e. have an mri scan?
An MRI every 1-2 years. Most are not serious.Unlikely it will grow
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
hopefully the last question, will it ever completely disappear with prescription? or will she always have it?
no it will never likely disappear
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
but it can be made small enough to be harmless?
the meds will control it
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you Doctor for your advice
you're welcome :)