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... Your serum cortisol on ACTH should double or more at 60 minutes. Usually, in primary adrenal insufficiency the ACTH is high, in attempt to stimulate the adrenals, similar to a high TSH in hypothyroidism. ... (5 replies)
... e. It would make sense that they could cause Kidney failure which I suppose could lead to adrenal failure or fatigue but it could be she is producing the needed cortisol but her kidney's are not filtering it correctly thus wasting needed hormones and steroids. ... (7 replies)
... usual cortisol level around 7.3 a. ... (0 replies)

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... this should be raising my cortisol levels....what would my cortisone be if I was not on the estrogen...ZERO....LOLOL. I'm sure I've got some endocrine problem... ... (3 replies)
... acth yesterday. Apparently they do that to confirm that the cortisol is low and that they didn't just catch a fluctuation in it the last time? ... (2 replies)
... If you were almost to the second trimester then that really does sound low. You should get your ACTH tested if you have not yet. ... (3 replies)
... y gland in brain, is low. When given ACTH, your adrenal glands respond normally. So the adrenals themselves are ok, but the pituitary is not producing sufficient ACTH to stimulate the adrenals adequately, hence the low cortisol. A pituitary blood panel should be done next to see if other pituitary hormones are off balance. ... (1 replies)
... If it was a Primary AI issue, wouldn't you expect the DHEA to be low as well? ... (3 replies)
... Historically I presented with low Cortisol and High ACTH. ... (1 replies)
... PRIOR to being seen on Feb 2nd. I've read about the stim test and I pretty well understand what to expect. I've also read that low cortisol levels lower blood sugars. I assume that is why the blood sugar testing has been ordered. Is this fairly common to have these tests done? ... (0 replies)
... As to the fact your ACTH is high and your cortisol low normal. Would point toward your adrenals being the culprite in your insufficiency. I wish I could help you more. My internal medicine MD is treating me. ... (31 replies)
... pigmentation, you could still have secondary adrenal insufficiency as this presents with low ACTH. The high ACTH in Addison's causes the pigmentation, so if you had a low ACTH then this would not cause a tan. ... (4 replies)
... hings and when talking with my doctor I happened to mention how much better I felt when being treated with a steroid dose pack. She picked up on that and had my cortisol level checked when the rest of my laps were done. ... (2 replies)
... I believe I had the low dose ACTH stim. Baseline was checked and then checked again at 60 minutes....11. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you for the info. I did have the ACTH test done. They said everything was normal. When I asked if maybe there was a problem with gland that gives the adrenals what they need I was fluffed off. ... (5 replies)
Low cortisol
Jan 14, 2007
... Did he had an ACTH stimulation test before being put on the 15mg steroid replacement? ... (12 replies)
... Today I had an ACTH stim test (standard 250mcg dose) to investigate low cortisol (and lower normal acth = 11) - for possible secondary AI. I did not feel anything from the injection initally, but now some five hours later, I have palpitations and some "flip flop" feelings in my chest. I also feel heavy-headed (could be elevated bp?)and have a bit of a headache. Still dizzy as... (1 replies)
... Then perhaps then I'll get a second opinion from one of my former endos about the ACTH Stim test. I didn't fill the cortisol scrip from my primary MD .. he said I would feel better but that he wouldn't allow me on it for more than the 10 days .. ... (5 replies)
... Can anyone help interpret my ACTH stim test results? ... (0 replies)


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