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... 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)
... is a medical test performed to assess the functioning of the adrenal glands. ... (7 replies)
... I just had more testing this week, CRH stimulation test and a 1mcg ACTH stim. ... (7 replies)

... usually has no side effects, for me I left feeling better due to the increased 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)
... 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)
... Adrenal fatigue is an entirely different beast. If this was your diagnosis, it could be that 20mg of cortef a day is too much and you are feeling side effects from it. ... (4 replies)
... Or was your baseline ACTH level low indicating pituitary? ... (1 replies)
... He does look lowish on the cortisol side so the doctor should send him for an ACTH stim test to make a clear diagnosis. ... (2 replies)

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