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... because it was just a "random" test not a morning or night one. ... (0 replies)
... Hi i am getting concerned now- over about 4years i have been getting increasing worsening symptoms- lack energy-cant walk far now without feeling weak dizzy nauseaus extreemly tired and need the rest of the day to rest, hypoglyceamic episodes, feel lightheaded/faint when standing in the same position for a while, weakness-struggle to take the top of the milk!, feel really cold... (3 replies)
... I just got my test results back from the endo, he wont tell me anything other then i need more tests. ... (1 replies)

Test Results
Sep 16, 2004
... Hi. Can I get a second opinion on my last set of labwork? The DO says normal but I have been having all the symptoms that keep leading me back to adrenal problems, probably secondary. Test Results - Blood draw at 8 am. Extra painful as the needle slipped while swapping tubes. cortisol random: 7.5 ug/dL Range: 4.0 - 22.0 ug/dL DHEA, unconjugated: 270 ng/dL ... (0 replies)
... Next, I asked for a 24 hour urine cortisol to be done. ... (1 replies)
... Hello. I have a question .... I just had a Random Blood Cortisol Test done this past Tuesday. The doctor was checking to see if I could possibly have Addison's Disease. ... (1 replies)
... It would be a great idea to see an endocrinologist about your symptoms. I had very similar symptoms to yours, and after the cortisol stimulation test was diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency about 9 months ago. ... (6 replies)
... If you are asking about using Cortisol to diagnose Addison's, what you need to get is an called ACTH stimulation test. They measure your cortisol before and after an injection of ACTH. ... (3 replies)
Stim test-no go!!
May 24, 2008
... Thanks for replying, I have done some research and found that low cortisol can cause urine to concentrate hense taking 20 hours to concentrate, thus could still be diabetes insipidus masked my low cortisol. ... (11 replies)
... I recently had a saliva cortisol test done by my naturopath and my results were a little strange, they came back sporadically high. ... (0 replies)
Adrenal Problems?
Sep 10, 2004
... month with menses which I lose again within a week after that. Approximately 4 weeks ago I was started on 25 mcg of Synthroid for very mild hypothyroidism. My test results at that time were FT4 1. ... (1 replies)
Stim test-no go!!
Apr 21, 2008
... and now they have got that one random cortisol they are saying that that is as usefull as the stim test to rule it out. ... (11 replies)
... He ordered the test above, and an MRI....the MRI was done this saturday a.m. results are likely to come in this week for the scans. ... (1 replies)
... Have you had your cortisol drawn at other times of the day as well? ... (1 replies)
... ed to ask you what this lab result indicates. I went to the Dr 2 weeks ago for a physical and I have been EXTREMELY tired and weak for the last year. She ran TSH test then and it was normal 2. ... (2 replies)
... Random cortisol levels are NOT diagnostic, since it varies from moment to moment -- unless they're wildly high, in which case it indicates Cushings. You need an ACTH stim test --which should be done in the AM. (5 replies)
Adrenal test
Jul 16, 2008
... The saliva test taken over a day is much better way to diagnose adrenal problems than 1 random blood test. You might want to get your doctor to do a 24hr urine test of your cortisol to give you a better picture. ... (2 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)
... I had my bloods done on Monday this week and the new GP called me Wednesday and said I had low cortisol and he was arranging an immediate Short Synacthen test. ... (6 replies)
... I'm hoping you can help me out because I can't get a doctor to test me properly. ... (10 replies)


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