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What increases my risk for prolactinoma?

Even though the exact cause of prolactinoma is unknown, there are a few factors that may increase your risk for the condition. People between the ages of 20 and 50 are most commonly affected by prolactinoma, so your age may affect your risk. Prolactinoma and other pituitary tumors are also much more common among women, so your risk may be increased if you are a woman.

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