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Can anyone tell me what this is about...

I have Hypothyoidism and Hashimotos thyroidosis. The Endo did a 24-hour urine collection to test for cortisol, which she then said was not normal... didn't say if it was high or low. I don't have a copy of the test results yet.

Now she wants me to take 1mg of dexamethasone at 11 pm, then have blood drawn in the morning, between 8:30 and 9:30.

Anyone know what that would be for?
Thanks Orion, I appreciate your time.

It's sooooo hard to get any info out of this Doc (something I usually fire Docs for, and I may do so here too), but since it is sometimes difficult to even get a doc to run tests, I think I'll go along with this one for a bit.

For example, it's been a full four weeks since the blood draw and urine test in the hospital, and the Endo is just now ordering this additional test, and said in the email "everything is normal except the cortisol free" - wouldn't even say if it's high or low. But I'll get a copy, as soon as I can get over there. I'm sure I'll have to arm wrestle for it, which will be difficult, given my current fatique, yeah.





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