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... ould agree about the thyroid, and what I've seen looking for a diagnosis for my son, I've come up with thyroid, CFS and Adrenal malfunction, though he passed his ACTH stim test, too! What I've read is that they are in process of lowering the upper "Normal" range for the thyroid to 3.0. ... (7 replies)
... ACTH stim on her. She had an immediate full reaction with flushing, nausea and drop in blood pressure. ... (7 replies)
... I have secondary adrenal insufficiency. During my stim testing, I became dizzy and my BP dropped even lower than it already was. ... (7 replies)

... onfounded my doctors for over one year. One of the things that came up as a differential is Addison's disease, likely secondary if present. I just had a 250mcg ACTH stimulation test today. ... (7 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)
ACTH stim test!!
Jan 15, 2007
... I'm with Chris. My ACTH stim test took way more than an hour. They can do a quick one, but it's not as reliable as the longer one with more blood draws. ... (19 replies)
... that my test would be normal because I didn't feel anything with the ACTH. I am so tired of doctors and tests with "Good News, It was NORMAL!!" results. ... (7 replies)
... Keraly...your son's reaction sounds scary! I'm glad to hear he was okay. I wish I understood why the ACTH causes reactions in some. ... (7 replies)
... Not oral steroids--inhaled ones for seven years. They're blaming my secondary adrenal insufficiency on the Flovent asthma inhaler. I'm not sure why it didn't give me any problems the first six years I used it, though.... Makes no sense. Does it? Thanks. And thanks for the tanning explanation, Chris. (7 replies)
... usually has no side effects, for me I left feeling better due to the increased cortisol. ... (1 replies)
... I can't believe I feel half normal. Still confused about whether this is an adrenal situation I am dealing with or not. The only thing I can deduce is that the acth stim produced some cortisol? ... (1 replies)
... For those who have had the ACTH Stimulation test, I have some questions in case it is ordered for me. ... (1 replies)
... what are some of the side effects? ... (4 replies)
... Are you taking anything for your thyroid? That TSH seems awfully high... (7 replies)
... is a medical test performed to assess the functioning of the adrenal glands. ... (7 replies)
ACTH test - safe?
Apr 13, 2006
... I have a panic disorder, and I tolerated the ACTH stim test with no problems at all. It was done in the doctor's office. ... (5 replies)
... What does the ACTH Stim test feel like, are there any side effects from it? ... (5 replies)
... Originally the endo. called it idiopathic secondary adrenal insufficiency, but since then have settled on a diagnosis of "isolated ACTH deficiency. ... (9 replies)
... Dear Grinchy, I can surely sympathize in your quest for help for your daughter. How old is she? My son was 14 when he rather suddenly took chronically ill. It took us 2-1/2 years to get him diagnosed. You might also request that they measure blood levels of renin and aldosterone and do an ACTH stimulation test (if Orion didn't already mention that one!). There are no... (12 replies)
... My pcp has decided that I should undergo an ACTH stim test, and I agreed. ... (1 replies)

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