... The ACTH stimulation test is not scary at all. The worst part of it is getting blood drawn, which is done initially for a baseline, then 30 and 60 minutes after the ACTH is given. ... (1 replies)
... hi im having a acth test tommorrow how do you feel during the test does it make you panic ? ... (6 replies)
... Hi, I had the new ACTH test done on Nov 5, 2009. ... (6 replies)
... Your son is the first secondary AI I've heard of with a stim that base cortisol could not be detected. Was this test done after he was weaned of the steroid? ... (12 replies)
... My question is, were his test results real low? ... (12 replies)
... y gland in brain, is low. When given ACTH, your adrenal glands respond normally. So the adrenals themselves are ok, but the pituitary is not producing sufficient ACTH to stimulate the adrenals adequately, hence the low cortisol. A pituitary blood panel should be done next to see if other pituitary hormones are off balance. ... (1 replies)
... I have the following symptoms and feel like it is an endocrine disorder, but the doc says everything is fine. Do the test results look ok? ... (3 replies)
... Can anyone help interpret my ACTH stim test results? ... (0 replies)
... Even thou i have Pimery Addisions there checking my levels again with a short synthetic test and a 6hr ACTH test on the 25 Oct, not sure why they are doing this again maybe because my urine level was abnormaly high? ... (7 replies)
... ACTH test, drawing the baseline, then 30min, then again at 60min. When I had the standard ACTH test done, I felt unusually calm and pretty darn good during the wait. ... (6 replies)
... I was recently diagnosed with Hashimoto's from a biopsy. When I went to the endocrinologist he ran an ACTH stimulation test. ... (0 replies)
... Just in case anyone does a search for ACTH stim test results and finds this thread. ... (4 replies)
... I missed a phone call from my endocrinologist on Friday afternoon. I have my test results and I'm supposed to call back next week. I'm a little confused by the results. ... (4 replies)
... ACTH, Plasma 38H RANGE (5-27) PG/ML
Aldosterone 3, no ranges ?
Cortisol Baseline 15.5 mcg/dl
30 mins 24.0 mcg/dl
60 mins 25.4 mcg/dl (0 replies)
... I just got my test results back from the endo, he wont tell me anything other then i need more tests. ... (1 replies)
... I didnt see your post before now, so I am sure you have allready had it.
I have been in hospital a few days and just got home.
I did not like that test. I felt great halfway though it but pooww.. I felt bad (sick) and it felt like it took forever. I gotta say Im glad its over. But I would do it again and again if it could help. How did you feel about it?
lis (6 replies)
... Hi all, well I had a followup with my endo. From what I understand I had it mixed up. The reason my adrenals are suppressed is because my previous Dr. had me on the hydrocortisone too long. So she (new Dr....endo) is still weaning me off the hydro, now I'm at 5 mg. However, I told her I have spells where I feel just awful after I eat and when I wake up after a nap where I... (6 replies)
... Cathy, did you have to Fast before this test? (6 replies)
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... I just had an ACTH test. ... (3 replies)