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... MRI, CT scans, EEG, EKGs all normal. He has had repeated Leukemia testing, clear... and more. A few weeks ago the endocrinoloigst said this was the last resort test he would do before he would pass him off to someone else. ... (11 replies)
Advice please
Apr 15, 2016
... Hi, This is my first post as I am new to the forum. just looking for some help or advise if possible. Here's my situation so far just to get an idea: In November 2015 i had a cortisol check at my doctors and found my cortisol levels are too low. I was referred to my local hospital to have a ATCH test (i think that is what its called) in December and was told that... (4 replies)
... I am currently waiting for ATCH test results to come back. I have seen every other doctor there is to see. ... (5 replies)

... I recently got refereed to a endo, who ordered a few tests, including ATCH Stim tests. ... (0 replies)
... Hi everyone. I'm just sitting here waiting n worrying about my pending test results for ? ... (1 replies)
... I recently had an ACTH stim test because my endo suspected that I might have adrenal insufficiency. ... (1 replies)
... My ATCH was right smack dab in the middle so I assume I am ok there. Atch is compared to cortisol results too, I know that... ... (11 replies)
... My ATCH was right smack dab in the middle so I assume I am ok there. Atch is compared to cortisol results too, I know that... ... (11 replies)
Stim test-no go!!
Apr 21, 2008
... and also says that the random cortisol of 20.5 after extreem stress is equivelant to having the stim test thus i produced an adequate responce plus atch is nothing to do with my symptoms. ... (11 replies)
Stim test-no go!!
Apr 21, 2008
... therefore there is no need to try a stim tests again, or do atch or any other hormones. ... (11 replies)
Stim test-no go!!
Apr 15, 2008
... Anyway the stim test is abandoned and they wont do this now and are going to base the diagnosis on a cortisol that has been taken under extreem stress and say that it is normal. ... (11 replies)
... I have never heard of the ACTH stim test being used as a diagnostic tool for cushings. ... (2 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)
... I do not know where I should really post but I thought I would start here. My neurologists has ordered an ATCH stimulation test to rule out cushings. I have numerous symptoms and have had tons of tests ,one of which was a spinal tap that showed intracranial hypertension. ... (2 replies)
... l is fine and other times it fails to be secreted in sufficient quantities. As time goes by the situation can get worse so you should think about taking another ATCH test in a year. ... (3 replies)
Low cortisol
Jan 15, 2007
... I don't want to sound like a downer.. but I'm currently on 15mg of cortef and I've yet to feel good enough to exercise, although my problem that causes my adrenal insufficiency may be something more like heavy metal poisoning(we are soon going to test), but I don't know. All I know is I have low testosterone, low cortisol(among a couple other things), and I'm on 15mg of... (12 replies)
Low cortisol
Jan 14, 2007
... I'm not certain if they did the ATCH test or not. I don't think so. All i know is they did the blood work and saliva test. ... (12 replies)
... i need some help figuring out these test results. ... (3 replies)
... y in a few weeks, after fall break we will be able to send him to school! ON a trial basis, of course!!! If he starts getting sick again, we will go in for more test so he can get started on meds right away!!! ... (11 replies)
... Good and bad. THe last blood test came back NORMAL! His Cortisol was 16.7 ATCH 28 and Sugar 89. This was taken around 8am. The endocrinologist call and said since they all came back normal, he sees no need to see my child any more! ... (11 replies)


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