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Can I ask question? I am very cold all time and depressed,

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Hi can I ask question?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I am very cold all time and depressed, Falling hair a lot. I have high prolactin levels past 3 years
JA: How long have you been feeling this way? Have you reached out to anyone about this yet?
Customer: Yes I was prescribed Dostinex I took one dose n it caused me severe headache and face numbness
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Yes I have gained a lot of weight, my blood group was earlier B+ but past few recent years it appears B-
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 11 months ago.


Ok the Dostinex is a medical treatment to help control your prolactin level...

You sound to need the help of more detailed exam of an endocrinologist ...

You need I think thyroid function and pituitary gland exam and function tested

The high prolactin may be due to a common type of pituitary gland growth an adenoma which may be producing too much prolactin but may impair other pituitary hormones

You need an MRI of the pituitary gland and you need other pituitary hormones checked as the others may be TOO LOW ---

You need full evaluation of thyroid function as your symptoms do suggest that under-active thyroid function is very likely related to your symptoms ( feeling cold / tired / depressed / thinning hair )

I hope that this information is helpful for you

Let me know if you have further questions or concerns

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Thank you and Best Regards,

Anthony Bray MD