apollo
Search

Prolactin in Mangalhat, Hyderabad

Also Known as PRL, Prolactin Blood Test, Prolactin Serum

No preparation required

MRP89325% off
670
circle logo₹47 cashback
dr image
RECOMMENDED BY:Dr. Dyna

General Physician/Internal Medicine

doctor details

testsTest(s) Included (1)

  • PROLACTIN

    1 test included

    expand

About

blood sample
Sample

BLOOD

Gender
Gender

Both

users
Age group

7 years & above

The Prolactin test helps to investigate galactorrhea (unexplained flow of breast milk), abnormal discharge from nipples, irregular or absence of menstrual periods, and/or infertility in women. In men, this test helps to diagnose the cause of erectile dysfunction, decreased libido. This test also detects prolactinoma (a pituitary tumor that produces prolactin) and is also used to monitor the ongoing treatment of prolactinoma. The Prolactin test is done: • In case of signs and symptoms of increased levels of prolactin • In case of infertility problems • In case of follow-up for treatment of macroprolactin • In case of low levels of testosterone in men • To detect and monitor prolactinoma

faqFrequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

To take the blood sample, a tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is asked to make a fist. This helps in the buildup of blood filling the veins and it becomes easy to collect the blood. The skin is cleaned before inserting the needle in the vein in order to prevent bacteria from entering. The needle is then inserted into the vein in the arm and the blood sample is collected in the vacutainer.
Prolactinoma is a tumor of the pituitary gland that is non-cancerous. In this tumor, the pituitary gland produces an excess of prolactin hormone. This leads to a decrease in estrogen hormone in women and testosterone hormone in men.
The signs and symptoms of Prolactinoma in males include erectile dysfunction, decrease hair on the face and the body, and enlarged breasts.
The signs and symptoms of Prolactinoma in females include irregular or absence of menstrual periods, milky discharge from the breasts even if the female is not pregnant or breastfeeding, vaginal dryness, painful intercourse, acne, and excessive hair growth on face and body.
The signs and symptoms of Prolactinoma that are seen both in males and females include reduced bone density, loss of interest in sexual activity, headaches, visual disturbances, and infertility.
Annual health checks are essential for preventive care. These checkups allow early detection of potential health issues, thus improving the prognosis. Annual checkups help assess the need for interventions or adjustments in the current treatment plan for pre-existing illnesses. This checkup can also help you save tax under section 80 D.

Most Popular tests & packages

Complete Blood Count (CBC) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Glucose, Fasting in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | HbA1c, Glycated Hemoglobin in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Dengue NS1 Antigen - Elisa in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Complete Urine Examination in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Glucose, Post Prandial (PP), 2 Hours (Post Meal) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Lipid Profile in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Liver Function Test (LFT) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Thyroid Profile (Total T3, Total T4, TSH) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Serum in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | C - Reactive Protein CRP (Quantitative) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Creatinine, Serum in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Platelet Count in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Culture And Sensitivity Urine in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Peripheral Smear For Malarial Parasite (MP) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Renal Profile/Renal Function Test (RFT/KFT) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Widal Test ( Slide Method ) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Glucose, Random in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Dengue Profile - Elisa in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Uric Acid - Serum in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Total Beta - HCG (TB-HCG) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Hemoglobin in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Hemogram in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Electrolytes - Serum in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Vitamin B12 in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Prothrombin Time (PT/INR) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Potassium - Serum / Plasma in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Thyroid Profile - Free (FT3, FT4, TSH) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Urea And Creatinine in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Sodium - Serum in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Vitamin D - 25 Hydroxy (D2+D3) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Blood Group ABO And RH Factor in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Dengue Fever NS1 Antigen, Rapid in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Hiv Rapid in Mangalhat, Hyderabad

Prolactin near you

Prolactin in Beeramguda | Prolactin in Begumpet | Prolactin in Kondapur Junction | Prolactin in Kondapur | Prolactin in Kukatpally Housing Board Colony | Prolactin in Kukatpally Metro Parking | Prolactin in Lingampally | Prolactin in Madhapur | Prolactin in Manikonda | Prolactin in Miyapur | Prolactin in My Home Jewel Road | Prolactin in Nizampet | Prolactin in Sri Lakshmi Residency | Prolactin in Malkajgiri | Prolactin in Gachibowli | Prolactin in Gopanapalli | Prolactin in Jagadgiri Gutta | Prolactin in Kanaka Durga Temple | Prolactin in Masjid Banda | Prolactin in Mayuri Nagar Welfare Association | Prolactin in Palm Breeze Rd | Prolactin in Pragathi Enclave | Prolactin in Rtc Colony | Prolactin in Kothaguda X Road | Prolactin in Rethibowli | Prolactin in Banjara Hills | Prolactin in Borabanda | Prolactin in Kukatpally | Prolactin in Hitech City | Prolactin in Bhaskar Nagar | Prolactin in Manikonda | Prolactin in Balanagar Township | Prolactin in Hmt Township | Prolactin in Nizampet | Prolactin in Administrative Buildings | Prolactin in Amberpet | Prolactin in Attapur | Prolactin in Central Secretariat | Prolactin in Dattatreya Colony | Prolactin in Falaknuma | Prolactin in Hasannagar | Prolactin in I.e.nacharam | Prolactin in Jubilee Hills | Prolactin in Malakpet Colony | Prolactin in Raj Bhawan | Prolactin in Sitaphalmandi | Prolactin in Cuc | Prolactin in Manuu | Prolactin in Bowenpally

Popular tests in Mangalhat, Hyderabad

Urea And Creatinine in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Sodium - Serum in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Electrolytes - Serum in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Blood Group ABO And RH Factor in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Thyroid Profile - Free (FT3, FT4, TSH) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Hiv Rapid in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Hemogram in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Ferritin in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D (D2+D3) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | SGPT/ALT (Alanine Aminotransferase) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Widal Test ( Slide Method ) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Calcium - Serum in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | HBsAg Screening - Rapid in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Testosterone (TOTAL) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Cholesterol - Serum in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Peripheral Smear For Malarial Parasite (MP) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo Basic Hormone Check in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Dengue NS1 Antigen - Elisa in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Prolactin in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | VDRL (RPR) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad

Popular packages in Mangalhat, Hyderabad

Apollo Womens Health - Essential in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo Vitamin Check - Advance in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo Womens Health - Basic in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo Thyroid Assessment - Essential in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo PCOD Basic in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo Kidney Check - Basic in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo Fever Panel - Essential in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Essential Panel (Heart, Liver, Kidney and Sugar) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo Vitamin Check - Essential in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo Vitamin Check in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo Full Body Check - Advance I in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo Hairfall Check Advance Male in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo Kidney Check - Advance in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo Hairfall Check Advance Female in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo Senior Citizens Care Female - Advance in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo Diabetes Panel - Advance Male in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo PCOD Comprehensive in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Apollo Womens Health - Advance in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Free And Total Thyroid Profile (T3,T4, FT3, FT4,TSH) in Mangalhat, Hyderabad | Holistic Health Check for Women in Mangalhat, Hyderabad

Why should Apollo be your preferred healthcare partner?

  • 40 Years of legacy and credibility in the healthcare industry.
  • NABL certified multi-channel digital healthcare platform.
  • Affordable diagnostic solutions with timely and accurate test results.
  • Up to 60% discount on Doorstep Diagnostic Tests, Home Sample Collection.
  • An inventory of over 100+ laboratories, spread across the country, operating out of 120+ cities with 1200+ collection centers, serving over 1800+ pin codes.

The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results