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... Cortisol Random 12. ... (16 replies)
Addisons??
Apr 8, 2008
... y weak etc. Luckily i went on total 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)
... I'm just looking for some help on what my test results might mean. My Endocrinologist's office called and told me they sent a prescription for Cortisone to my pharmacy and I need to pick it up today. ... (1 replies)

... Ask your MD to order the ACTH Stim test and ensure it is done first thing in the morning by a laboratory that knows what it is doing. It can be a tricky test if not done correctly. ... (6 replies)
... was fine, then she was only going to do a test consisting of checking my iron levels, my cortisol level, and Lyme Disease. ... (2 replies)
... every blood test known to man. ... (6 replies)
... Have you ever heard of normal random cortisol and DHEAS and a person still having addison's? ... (10 replies)
... d a severe tachycardia episode which put her in the hospital for observation. Since then she has gone through several tests to try and find the cause. The latest test that she has gone through was testing her cortisol. During a random draw her level was 1.7 in the afternoon. Then she had a 8am drawing in which her level was 5. ... (1 replies)
Getting Tested
May 26, 2008
... I'm not sure how things are in Canada, but here I've found it difficult to have the ACTH stimulation test done if you don't have any brown spots, which they call hyperpigmentation. ... (2 replies)
... A random cortisol test at 6 pm. ... (2 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)
... 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)
... Do you remember what your cortisol levels were ranging before you actually got a proper diagnose? ... (6 replies)
... and my cortisol stim'd from 9 to 15, so didn't quite double. ... (2 replies)
... She's also ordering me a 24 hour urine test and some blood work that I think might test for Cortisol levels also. ... (0 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)
... So far he has established that white cell count is up, he did not know why, but treated with AB'S. Has repeated Glucose test twice which keeps showing I have reactive hypoglycemia, ie they give me the sugar drink and my BSL drops big time. C peptides are all over the show. ... (0 replies)
... avidly concerned. I would endlessly appreciate anyone who did read and respond. I have tried to be as detailed as possible. I swear to my full honesty, it is not random symptoms of day to day feelings or hypochondria, everything mentioned is a daily symptom I have experienced for years. ... (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)
... myself. Before getting diagnosed with addison's disease I suffered for almost a year. At one point I even suggested to one of the doctors that he please check my cortisol levels since I thought several of my symptoms fit the bill. ... (18 replies)




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