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... Doesn't hi cortisol INHIBIT higher testos. levels? ... (0 replies)
... Have you had your cortisol drawn at other times of the day as well? ... (1 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)

... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Hello All, Well I have been on the hunt for a diagnosis or an answer to the reason I feel absolutely miserable. And so far on paper the Doc says I am great! But, here are my symptoms Chronic diarrhea and cramping (symptoms like ibs) Fatigue/Tiredness Weakness Insomnia (very bad) Anxiety Extreme mood swings(craziness) (1 replies)
... I am 23. I have been pretty sick for about 4yrs, but in the lasts year and half very sick. 2 months ago I was admitted into the hospital with fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, low blood pressure, heart palpitations, and body ache. I was extremely sick. While I was in the hospital they found a 7mm adrenal nodule, and told me to get further testing. They sent me home after 2... (0 replies)
... and my cortisol stim'd from 9 to 15, so didn't quite double. ... (2 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)
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
... 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)
Addisons??
Apr 8, 2008
... bedrest and didnt move for 3 days, dank loads and craved salt and sugar then became slightly more normal. Do you think a stim test is more advisable to diagnose cortisol rather than a single random? ... (1 replies)
... poglycemia and it is my diet. He has taken a single random cortisol test which came back normal 582nmol im worried thathe is going to didmiss anything to do with cortisol now even though ive heard that when your stress abouthaving the test it can cause it to increase falsely! ... (4 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)
... Thanks for your reply, it helps to know that im not the only one struggling! You say that low blood sugar was one of your main symptoms- was it fasting or reactive hypoglycemia? Also are you saying that the endo shouldnt really have rulled out addisons on the basis of a random cortisol level that is over 7 months old (and i felt better then than i do now)? Please post back,... (5 replies)
... I went to the endo's office today. Neither the attending nor the fellow thought I had Addison's, but they did a random cortisol test to rule it out. ... (3 replies)
72 hour fast!
Jun 3, 2007
... tary or adrenal. I went to an endo in February for Hypoglycemia at that time and all my tests came back normal.. though some were in the bottom range..like FT4, Random Cortisol, fasting insulin, etc. ... (3 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)
New with questions
Mar 20, 2007
... Synacthen, Cortrosyn stim or challenge. It's a fairly long test described in many past threads, and more involved than simply taking a random serum ACTH level. ... (10 replies)




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