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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)
... 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)
... y Son's Endocrynologist on Friday evening. He said, that his cortisol level was fine and so was his ATCH! The dr. said he didn't know what to do now. With two test being a LOW Cortisol and a HIGH ATCH, and NOW this one... He believes that he is no longer needed! ... (11 replies)

... Thanks to both of you! He had his ATCH and cortisol tested again on Monday. They took 6 vials of blood, that day! They plan on testing his chromosomes for other things, as well...what? ... (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)
... 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)
... What does your endo think the ATCH test is for? ... (1 replies)
... I recently got refereed to a endo, who ordered a few tests, including ATCH Stim tests. ... (0 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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
... I recently had an ACTH stim test because my endo suspected that I might have adrenal insufficiency. ... (1 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)
... Hi everyone. I'm just sitting here waiting n worrying about my pending test results for ? ... (1 replies)
... I have never heard of the ACTH stim test being used as a diagnostic tool for cushings. ... (2 replies)
... k in the 70's for Hodgkin's disease, so it may very well be unrelated to whatever is going on with me. Do I just go in to my PCP's office and say..."Hey I want a ATCH test!"? ... (4 replies)


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