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... My doctor ordered a morning ACTH blood test and 24 hour urine cortisol. Said I didn't need an ACTH stim test if my ACTH is already through the roof. I will do the test next week and report back the results here. Meanwhile if anyone cares to speculate? ... (2 replies)
... norm later in the day. So I guess it's not a ACTH producing tumor because it has this rythm? ... (2 replies)
... and just had a ACTH supression test yesterday and am waiting the results. I have the classic symptoms of Cushing's Disease but my cortisol levels should be high for that.... ... (29 replies)

... Historically I presented with low Cortisol and High ACTH. ... (1 replies)
Low acth?
Sep 19, 2013
... the recent flooding he is going to be out for several weeks and I would like to get a basic idea of what I'm looking at. I had a base cortisol taken and then an acth stimulation test. ... (0 replies)
... Your serum cortisol on ACTH should double or more at 60 minutes. Usually, in primary adrenal insufficiency the ACTH is high, in attempt to stimulate the adrenals, similar to a high TSH in hypothyroidism. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you for the response. I have been finding a ton on conflicting info regarding test interpretation. I just read an article stating: "Standard high-dose ACTH stimulation test — A serum cortisol value of 20 µg/dL (550 nmol/L) or more at any time during the test, including before injection, is indicative of normal adrenal function . *** Criteria that require a... (3 replies)
... so I was definitely on the low end. She ordered a cortisol an ACTH stim test for two days later. ... (2 replies)
... When your thyroid dose is too high you can lose weight, have angina, get the jitters and all sorts of other problems. A dose that is too high can actually be a bit dangerous, so I would suggest you get a new blood test immediately to check your levels. ... (1 replies)
... I'd really appreciate it if someone could help me understand these results. I've been on hypothyroid meds since June and my health has to gone to h*ll since starting them. I've lost 15-20 lbs, can't eat much, can't sleep, GI problems, heart problems, and the list goes on. One endo told me it's all in my head, another endo told me it's all thyroid. The 2nd endo did an... (1 replies)
... Since I have a high DHEA, would you recommend a ACTH Stim test? ... (0 replies)
... Hi all, For more than a year, I've been having several of the symptoms of adrenal fatigue/Addison's disease, including unexplained weight loss, extreme fatigue, severe joint pain, abdominal pain, heart palpitations/high heart rate,frequent UTIs, sinusitis, stomach upsets, salt/sugar cravings, no menstruation, low blood pressure, lightheadedness, hypoglycemia and the like.... (0 replies)
... the cortisol doubles the adrenals are not the problem so they move up the chain to the pituatary with an insulin tolerance test which looks for acth. If there is ACTH production then they move up to the hypothalamus. ... (3 replies)
High ACTH
Sep 4, 2011
... Yea, my cortisol and ACTH were all measured in the morning hours. My cortisol levels were on the high end of the range, but they were still within 'range', my endo didn't seemed worried at all, but said he'll retest in two months to see where it's at. ... (2 replies)
High ACTH
Sep 4, 2011
... I'd be worried if I had a high ACTH. ... (2 replies)
... I had some similar tests. Turned out to be congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Get your docor to test 17 Hydroxyprogesterone. They screen newborns for it now, but didn't when you were born. (2 replies)
High ACTH
Aug 2, 2011
... r any insight or advice you have. I recently went to an Endo to just get a view inside my body. I had all my levels checked one thing that stuck out at me was my high ACTH levels. The range on the sheet says 0. ... (2 replies)
... The cortisol tests have a range of up to 19.9 and 11.9 respectively. Doesn't my ACTH seem a bit high? ... (0 replies)
... Could someone please tell me what it might mean to have lowish cortisol in a 24 hour urine test, lowish ACTH and elevated DHEAS? ... (0 replies)
... I know how you feel, but i am a male with the same numbers but constipation ( IBS) high Dose SST 5/23/06 10:00am base cort 13.5 30min 24.1 60min 31.9 (1 replies)


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