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... is a medical test performed to assess the functioning of the adrenal glands. ... (7 replies)
... I had an ACTH injection test done yesterday to test my adrenals. ... (2 replies)
... Were arguing about how to order it. Anyway. I have a normal result and one low result. I also did a urine and the acth injection test. So I know at the end of the week I will have answers its just hard to wait! ... (0 replies)

Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... trakos, Here is a bit of information about how the ACTH stim test is supposed to be done. I hope you can find another endo to retest you. ... (3 replies)
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (8 replies)
... Your new endo doctor did not do the ACTH test since you had no injection. ... (1 replies)
... To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal cortex. ... (7 replies)
... This shows your numbers are low, but you need more tests. Ask your doctor for the tests below immediately. The ACTH stimulation test must be given correctly. ... (3 replies)
... I would ask for a morning cortisol blood test or a 24 hr. ... (3 replies)
... hour urine collection more than a month ago, and that test showed low or borderline low levels in cortisol and my other stress hormones. I had an MRI done a couple of months ago that discovered a 5 mm tumor on my pituitary gland. ... (0 replies)
... Sometimes I'm not sure what doctors are thinking when they send you to a lab with a request for a test like that without consulting the lab workers first. ... (6 replies)
... meaning your pituitary is sending signals to your adrenal glands to make cortisol and they aren't! ... (6 replies)
... Thank you for the response. I have been finding a ton on conflicting info regarding test interpretation. ... (3 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)
... Just scheduled an ACTH stim test for tomorrow and I'm concerned because this is my 2nd test and I want to make sure it's done right. My internist did this test a few years ago but he didn't do a baseline draw so the test was pointless. ... (1 replies)
... ive me an injection, and she looked at me like I was nuts.... aghh anyway i called my doc and there supposed to call me back soon but I guess i will go have the cortisol test done, she says I shouldnt go because if they dont inject me anything the cortisone level will be the same? ... (6 replies)
... all i want to do is sleep. the injection they give for the ACTH test will cause your blood pressure to go up so be careful. though i'm certain the hospital doing the test would assuredly ck your bp. ... (6 replies)
... there. Also I have had two ACTH stim test done as well. ... (0 replies)
ACTH stim test!!
Jan 15, 2007
... PLEASE""" do not let them do this test wrong for you. The ACTH stimulation test takes about an hour. ... (19 replies)
... go over your test results. ... (7 replies)


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