Do Not Do Recommendation

 

Women who are concerned about their fertility should not be offered a blood test to measure prolactin. This test should only be offered to women who have an ovulatory disorder, galactorrhoea or a pituitary tumour.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:

Women who are concerned about their fertility should not be offered a blood test to measure prolactin. This test should only be offered to women who have an ovulatory disorder, galactorrhoea or a pituitary tumour.

Interventions:
blood test

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Fertility problems: assessment and treatment (CG156)
Published date:
December 2016
Paragraph number:
1.3.5.1
Page number:
13

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