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Sometimes, no treatment is needed. If you have symptoms, your doctor may treat you with dopamine agonists. This medicine can shrink the tumor. It also may bring the level of prolactin back to normal. You may need to take this medicine for 2 years or more.
During and after treatment, you will get routine tests to check your hormone levels.
In some cases, surgery is done to remove the tumor. This may happen if you can't take the medicine or it doesn't work. Surgery also could be done if the tumor grows or causes problems like headaches or vision problems.