Should I be worried about a pituitary tumor?

You should be worried about a pituitary tumor if you are experiencing hormonal or physical issues like headaches-vision problems-or issues with your sense of smell. Some other signs that may indicate a pituitary tumor include excessive sweating-general disinterest in sex-or rapid weight gain or loss. You might also be worried about a pituitary tumor if your family has a history of certain inherited genetic disorders that increase the risks for these growths. Multiple endocrine neoplasia I is an example of such a disorder.

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