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... I found a new dr that ran morning ACTh and cortisol levels that lead to and Endocrine appointment. ... (0 replies)
... Hi there...I know how frustrating it is to not get answers. I have been suffering too. With high DHEA, very low potassium, high renin and aldosterone. ... (6 replies)
... I'm a 33 year old male with hashimoto's thyroiditis. I've had several blood tests for ACTH, Cortisol and a number of other things. ... (0 replies)

... norm later in the day. So I guess it's not a ACTH producing tumor because it has this rythm? ... (2 replies)
... Also, although, again I highly recommend you talk to your doctor... in some ways it seems odd that you would be so high when you weren't before. But, there's a couple of things to think about .... ... (29 replies)
... maybe an enzyme deficiency that is blocking Cortisol synthesis? ... (31 replies)
... If not, then those results are, well, not accurate. ACTH and renin degrade at room temp in mere minutes so if not handled well and frozen promptly, that is perhaps why your ACTH was so low. ... (5 replies)
... or more at any time during the test, including before injection, is indicative of normal adrenal function . ... (3 replies)
... If not, get one of those too. Cortisol is always changing so blood tests really tell us nothing. ... (6 replies)
... Funygirl... was your ACTH put in a centrifuge immediately? ... (3 replies)
... High, low, or normal. The cortisol result show you are adrenal insufficient. The addition of the ACTH would tell you if it is primary or secondary in nature. If primary. You will need to take hydrocortisone tablets. If secondary.. ... (10 replies)
... As somebody working in medical research I have to disagree. The normal ranges are based on cortisol test results from healthy people! ... (5 replies)
... and it was cortisol 23, went to 40 after an hour. It was only 23 to begin with because the lady couldn't get the IV in my arm and had to stick me about 6 times. ... (5 replies)
Low acth?
Sep 19, 2013
... oulder Colorado and due to the recent flooding he is going to be out for several weeks and I would like to get a basic idea of what I'm looking at. I had a base cortisol taken and then an acth stimulation test. ... (0 replies)
... Random cortisol levels are NOT diagnostic, since it varies from moment to moment -- unless they're wildly high, in which case it indicates Cushings. You need an ACTH stim test --which should be done in the AM. (5 replies)
... Even at my worst my blood tests showed low normal cortisol levels, and high normal ACTH. I would add that weight gain and no skin darkening happened to me. ... (2 replies)
... Previous History Hypothyroid on 100 mcg Levothyroxine for 10 years Never had regular peroid ,mild acne for the last 5yrs,milk discharge although not breast feeding Have two kids took OCPs to regularize the periods just before conceiving Recently I had blood profile done due exhaustion fatigue slight oral cavity pigmentaion sore hip and shoulder soft tissue frequent... (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)
... 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. ... (10 replies)


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