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... Thanks for answering me. My knuckles, knees, scars, are still dark after a year on meds. I did lighten up slightly this winter, but still tan easily. My doctor said it would go away eventually. He also said since I was undiagnosed for so long it will take a while for my skin to lighten. (3 replies)
... I had an ACTH level of 2,035. ... (3 replies)
... What do you think of saliva testing? ... (3 replies)

... I've been severely depressed and apathetic for the last 8 years. I have headaches and strange sensations on my scalp constantly. I also have hyperpigmentation on the knuckles of my big toes, on my upper lip, and on my genital skin. I found Addisons Disease online and decided maybe I have it. ... (0 replies)
... s well as what looks like lipliner around my lips. I also seem to be tanning much easier, although I don't go outside hardly at all. But I don't seem to have the hyperpigmentation in the classical areas, like knuckles, elbows, etc. that I see described on many websites. ... (0 replies)
... Hi, thanks everyone! I'm definitely taking all of your suggestions and advice to heart. ... (5 replies)
... First, why do you take prednisone instead of hydrocortisone? ... (8 replies)
... my hands were darker than the rest of me, my knuckles especially. my upper arms looked dirty, and i developed dark freckles on my face. all unusual coloring went away as soon as i started taking prednisone. ... (9 replies)
... potassium checked. Be sure to get copies of your lab results so you can actually see what they are. ... (2 replies)
Addison question
Jun 18, 2006
... The symptoms of adrenal insufficiency usually begin gradually. Chronic, worsening fatigue and muscle weakness, loss of appetite, and weight loss are characteristic of the disease. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea occur in about 50 percent of cases. ... (8 replies)
... The symptoms of adrenal insufficiency usually begin gradually. Chronic, worsening fatigue and muscle weakness, loss of appetite, and weight loss are characteristic of the disease. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea occur in about 50 percent of cases. ... (8 replies)
... mptoms alone. I'm assuming my cortisol test came back normal because I never heard from my doctor's office. Anyway, as for my other symptoms, I do have darkening of the skin, but it comes and goes. ... (2 replies)
... I did some searching and coming up with opposite symptoms. I am tired all the time, but have weight gain, no loss of appetite, no nausea, no vomiting and high bp. None of the other symptoms either. ... (9 replies)
... pital, because he begun to get sicker quickly. Once diagnosed and placed on meds...he was better in one week than he had been in two years. If you show any signs of possible Addisons Disease GO SEE THE ENDOCRINOLOGIST!!! ... (4 replies)




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