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... I had an ACTH injection test done yesterday to test my adrenals. ... (2 replies)
... l function. Also, many patients with secondary adrenal insufficiency are missed because most doctors see doubling or more from a low base cortisol value with low ACTH being okay or even great, not recognizing this indicates low ACTH production. ... (7 replies)
ACTH stim test!!
Jan 15, 2007
... Doesn't sound as reliable. I hope he is taking you seriously.. Is he even going to try to draw blood before injecting the ACTH to see what the level was exactly before the ACTH injection? ... (19 replies)

Great ACTH results
Apr 27, 2006
... Results of ACTH stimulation test: Baseline, 8:12 am Plasma ACTH 29 (7 50) Free Serum Cortisol 1.48 (0.40 1.92 at 8-10 am) 30 minutes post ACTH injection Free Serum Cortisol 4.10 60 minutes post ACTH injection (1 replies)
... For more info .. I was fasting for the baseline cortisol and ACTH. I ate food after the ACTH injection, so was not fasting for the 30m and 60m cortisol tests. I may have also been on .5 mg Ativan, which could have lowered the adrenal response? ... (5 replies)
... I have quadruple checked the bloodwork and it is not a mistake that my cortisol actually dropped from PRE to POST ACTH injection. Do you think this could be a lab mistake? ... (0 replies)
... that my baseline cortisol was 22 and it increased dramatically from the ACTH injection. My baseline normal ACTH is still on the low side. ... (29 replies)
... Similar thing happened to me, i had the injection then went really fuzzy for a couple of hours then fell asleep for an age only ffeling better 36 hours later Nil (2 replies)
Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... trakos, Here is a bit of information about how the ACTH stim test is supposed to be done. I hope you can find another endo to retest you. ... (3 replies)
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (8 replies)
... Your new endo doctor did not do the ACTH test since you had no injection. ... (1 replies)
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (10 replies)
... Here are the tests you need. The ACTH stim test must be done correctly. You need to get off the Cortef. It is "VERY VERY careless" of your doctor to prescribe this to you with out being diagnosed. ... (4 replies)
... Be sure they do the ACTH stim test correctly. Keep an eye on your level of DHEA. Not good to get too much. Also some brands of DHEA replacement do not work. ... (22 replies)
... make sure they do the ACTH stim test correctly or it will be worthless. ... (1 replies)
... Looks like you had the ACTH stimulation test. It shouldn't take a long time for results. ... (8 replies)
... You must have the ACTH stimulation to check for addisons. ... (7 replies)
... e addisons. Could be the reason you feel lousy. If your doc tells you to taper be sure to only taper by 2.5mg every 3 to 5 days depending on how you feel. The ACTH test cannot be done while you are taking Cortef. It must be done CORRECTLY to be of value. ... (6 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue?
Sep 20, 2006
... Here are the tests you need. Be sure the ACTH test is done correctly. I wouldn't rely on the saliva test, but many have had it done. ... (4 replies)
... This shows your numbers are low, but you need more tests. Ask your doctor for the tests below immediately. The ACTH stimulation test must be given correctly. ... (3 replies)


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