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... 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)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (10 replies)

... Your new endo doctor did not do the ACTH test since you had no injection. ... (1 replies)
... Here are the tests you need. The ACTH stim test must be done correctly. You need to get off the Cortef. It is "VERY VERY careless" of your doctor to prescribe this to you with out being diagnosed. ... (4 replies)
... Looks like you had the ACTH stimulation test. It shouldn't take a long time for results. ... (8 replies)
... ng salt is another thing. We take Florinef for the salt craving. Not something you should take unless it is proven that you need it. Correct procedure for the ACTH test below. Have you had your electolytes checked? ... (9 replies)
... I am new here and i am looking for advice on my recent ACTH stimulation results. ... (0 replies)
... Could someone please tell me what it might mean to have lowish cortisol in a 24 hour urine test, lowish ACTH and elevated DHEAS? ... (0 replies)
... I've been dealing with a broad range of symptoms for about the last three months, the biggest issue being fatigue, dizziness, fluctuations in blood pressure and body ache. ... (0 replies)
... o, and my body usually overrides my need to get out of bed. ... (45 replies)
... 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. ... (1 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)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (8 replies)
Newbie
Jul 31, 2004
... Thank you so much for taking so much time to help me! My endocrinologist did theorize that maybe the acth is only acting on part of my adrenal glands for some reason. ... (2 replies)
... Be sure they do the ACTH stim test correctly. Keep an eye on your level of DHEA. Not good to get too much. Also some brands of DHEA replacement do not work. ... (22 replies)
... make sure they do the ACTH stim test correctly or it will be worthless. ... (1 replies)
... You should not ask for treatment or accept any cortisol replacement before you have been diagnosed. ... (1 replies)
... You must have the ACTH stimulation to check for addisons. ... (7 replies)
... e addisons. Could be the reason you feel lousy. If your doc tells you to taper be sure to only taper by 2.5mg every 3 to 5 days depending on how you feel. The ACTH test cannot be done while you are taking Cortef. It must be done CORRECTLY to be of value. ... (6 replies)


Associated Tags: acth, addisons, cortisol, cushings, cytomel, florinef, hydrocortisone, synthroid

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