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... I also have brown pigmentation on my face. I was just diagnosed with Addisons last week. When my endo first looked at me she know something was up due to my coloring. ... (8 replies)
... Hello Thought I would reply because I am from England too and have a lot of experiences with doctors here! It sounds like you have a very good GP. Most doctors we have seen (including endocrinologists) do not value saliva tests. Some forward thinking doctors do however, I hope your endo is one of them. One of the tests for Addison's is a synacthen test, so hopefully... (4 replies)
... He said the pigmentation should be inside my mouth, not on the outside and dismissed the tan and other areas of pigmentation. ... (10 replies)

... My early morning cortisol is half of the lowest figure considred normal and then it goes very low for rest of day but my DHEA is just above normal. ... (4 replies)
... I just want you to know how helpful your post is Shelbe. :) I'll be seeing a new doc next week and i'll ask for this test. I am hypo too and have the same symptoms as you. I'm also encouraged to hear that after only 2 weeks you were feeling so much better. Did the doc start you on 20 mg? and do you take it all at once in the morning or in split doses? Thanks again! (8 replies)
... Flowergirl~ I hope I can be of some help. For the ACTH stimulation test, the lab tech gave me an injection that was to stimulate the adrenals. Before the injection she took my blood, then took blood 15 minutes after that and then again after 30 minutes. So my blood was drawn 3 times. I received my results 5 days later and my ACTH level came back high. This indicated... (8 replies)
... I have cortisol blood results but no one can help me with them Endo away for 6 weeks.. ... (8 replies)
... Mindyandy, I spent a day at the ER last week because my NORMALLY high calcium plummeted from 10.3 to 5.2 (8.5-10.2). They found my sodium to be 137 (135-145) low normal and potassium was low 3.3 (3.5-5.2). Also chloride was low normal 98 (97-108). I had another calcium test yesterday and an 8am cortisol. (My doctor surprised me with that and I was thrilled that she requested... (7 replies)
... ry and still be sick as if you did not, you would be severely ill. I for sure have it and my tests vary. What is definitive is an ACTH stim test and the ACTH and cortisol tests but the potassium and sodium tests like that are very indicative so they should be looking for the source of why they are dropping. ... (7 replies)
... ing severe muscle pain, extreme fatigue, shakiness, low BP, chills and other symptoms that seemed to partially revolve around my food intake. I also have a brown pigmentation around my lips and other spots. This started 4 years ago and since then I have had a battery of tests, most of which were normal until recently. ... (10 replies)
Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (3 replies)
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (8 replies)
... You should not ask for treatment or accept any cortisol replacement before you have been diagnosed. ... (1 replies)
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (10 replies)
... etc. Might take a bit extra cortisol replacement just as a normal body would produce extra. ... (1 replies)
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (22 replies)
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (1 replies)
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (8 replies)
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (7 replies)
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (6 replies)


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