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... As a background, I have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, for which I just began treatment. A few weeks ago, I had an ACTH Stimulation Test run, the results of which are as follows: Cortisol Basal 19.6 ug/dL Cortisol Reference Range: AM = 3.4-26.9, PM = 0.9-15.8 Cortisol 30 min 26.7 Cortisol 60 min 21.2 Please note, this test was started at around 9:30-10:00 a.m. However,... (0 replies)
... is a medical test performed to assess the functioning of the adrenal glands. ... (7 replies)
... ending on the dose of cosyntropin used. so i'd say you're fine buter I'm not a doctor. Mine went to 6 after the injectionn and was less than 5 to begin with. MY ACTH level was 608. ... (3 replies)

... Thank you for the response. I have been finding a ton on conflicting info regarding test interpretation. ... (3 replies)
... full , its possible to pass the High Dose Stim Test and still have a HPA disfunction. You might want to bring this article to his Attention. ... (1 replies)
... I found a new dr that ran morning ACTh and cortisol levels that lead to and Endocrine appointment. ... (0 replies)
... I just had an ACTH Stimulation Test yesterday August 14 and would like your opinions on the results. ... (1 replies)
... I am new here and i am looking for advice on my recent ACTH stimulation results. ... (0 replies)
... 1:Its laid back, just relax and wait. Usually done in a hospital at the out patient area. 2: takes about 2 hours. 3: usually has no side effects, for me I left feeling better due to the increased cortisol. (1 replies)
... For those who have had the ACTH Stimulation test, I have some questions in case it is ordered for me. ... (1 replies)
... I meant reference range from the lab where you had your blood cortisol test done, not ACTH. I understand you ACTH stim test, but you said you cortisol was first time 2.3, and second time 2.9. That seem awfully low. ... (7 replies)
... I had ACTH stim test too, my baseline was 17, 30 min later was 21, 60 min later was 20. I didn't think it was good but my doc said it was. ... (7 replies)
... Hey Hormoneman, I had two blood draws for Cortisol. first came back 2.3, second 2.9. Then I went to a hospital and had a ACTH stim test done. my base was 11. I hit 21 after the injection. Doc says im fine and dont have Adrenal Inssuf. I disagree with her. Whats your take? ... (7 replies)
... I would have expected a dexamethasone suppression test and not an ACTH stimulation test, but I'm no expert. I would recommend you go prepared to ask questions just so you understand what they are doing. ... (2 replies)
... about having my blood sugar go below 40, even for the short time that the test has you go below 40, while pregnant. ... (29 replies)
... I got my last test back and now I am more confusedd then ever!!!! ... (29 replies)
... a bit concerned as the docs didn't seem to take the blood at exactly 30 and 60mins!!!!! in my last 2 tests the docs took the blood exactly on time. Anyway the test really made me feel tired, but it made the baby very active which I was a little concerned about. Both my endo and obs insisted the test was safe. ... (29 replies)
... I had an ACTH stimulation test done when I was pregnant. I don't recall specifically, but a book was brought out and read to me regarding the safety. ... (29 replies)
ACTH stim test!!
Jan 15, 2007
... PLEASE""" do not let them do this test wrong for you. The ACTH stimulation test takes about an hour. ... (19 replies)
... but I have no idea!! He has now said that he needs to give me a 3rd ACTH stimulation test and if the results are the same as the previous 2 then he will put me on steroids. Is this test safe in pregnancy? ... (29 replies)

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