... I agree with Summer. The symptoms are shared by many different diseases. It took me 20 years and a 3rd test before i was diagnosed. About 8 years ago I started passing out more frequently, electrolytes got really screwy, and I got a Winter tan. ... (2 replies)
... normal. I was sure I would have a diagnosis after my ACTH stim test. Unfortunately, I've hit another dead end. ... (2 replies)
... You had two different tests which found your cortisol to be within normal levels and to be responding to ACTH. I doubt it's an error. A lot of the symptoms of Addison's Disease are nonspecific so they could be caused by a lot of other, more common things. (2 replies)
... Hello, I'm in a similar situation. I am going for an ACTH stim test on Tuesday. ... (1 replies)
... Hi there... I thought that knowledge was power, but now am finding that I just worry more. I am being tested for Addisons Disease and just received the below test results. ... (1 replies)
... I recently had an ACTH stim test because my endo suspected that I might have adrenal insufficiency. ... (1 replies)
... My doctor wants to run an ACTH stim test on me. ... (0 replies)
... Will being on .1 of Florinef negatively affect the results of an ACTH stim test? ... (1 replies)
... I had an ACTH stim test today (started at 11:00). My endo says I have no adrenal issues, but I thought it was supposed to double if your adrenals are healthy.
10:50am CORTISOL 21.0 mcg/dl
11:50am CORTISOL *30.6 mcg/dl (0 replies)
... Also, for my records, these have been my symptoms
- muscle aches
- joint pain
- unexplained nausea
- hair has changed texture
- rash on my cheeks that is a bit painful and is now flaking off
- inability to focus
- trouble recalling words/holding a thread of conversation (2 replies)
... so I was definitely on the low end. She ordered a cortisol an ACTH stim test for two days later. ... (2 replies)
... Ok. I had my ACTH stim test done on the 9th and here are the results. ... (1 replies)
... I recently had my ACTH Stim Test and was able to get some of the results, but won't meet with my doctor to discuss for another 2 weeks. ... (0 replies)
... Just in case anyone does a search for ACTH stim test results and finds this thread. ... (4 replies)
... would love some input on my ACTH stim test. ... (0 replies)
... I just had an ACTH Stimulation Test yesterday August 14 and would like your opinions on the results. ... (1 replies)
... PRIOR to being seen on Feb 2nd. I've read about the stim test and I pretty well understand what to expect. I've also read that low cortisol levels lower blood sugars. ... (0 replies)
... Okay, this is weird.
The Endo ordered another ACTH Stim test on me, (because I guess the first one and the 24-hour saliva panel were "unreliable" or something).
I went in on Tuesday to do the test, and just got a copy of the results today.
Check this out -
Baseline Cortisol: 10.7 ug/dL (5 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. My son is getting his cortisol stim test (what the doc called it...I believe that is the same as the ACTH stim test) on Monday. I'm reading through a lot of info trying to understand all of this and looking for answers. If his adrenal problems are traced back to Flovent, I'm hoping that it can be reversed and not a permanent suppression.
Good luck to... (13 replies)
... Today I had an ACTH stim test (standard 250mcg dose) to investigate low cortisol (and lower normal acth = 11) - for possible secondary AI. I did not feel anything from the injection initally, but now some five hours later, I have palpitations and some "flip flop" feelings in my chest. I also feel heavy-headed (could be elevated bp?)and have a bit of a headache. Still dizzy as... (1 replies)