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ACTH test - safe?
Apr 13, 2006
... All they did was take serveral large viles of blood. They didn't give me anything. So, I guess my question is whether or not my test results were accurate. ... (5 replies)
Test Results
Sep 16, 2004
... The DO says normal but I have been having all the symptoms that keep leading me back to adrenal problems, probably secondary. ... (0 replies)
... oh to add to my saga forgot to mention that my ACTH blood test was taken when I was on 5 mg of prednisone for joint pain! No wonder it was normal as this is nearly a full replacement doseage. She also said my pigmentation was only mild. Yah now kidding I had been on 5 mg prednisone for a whole year!!! ... (15 replies)

... my endocrinologist said that a mid morning cortisol reading like that is not too far out of the realm of normal. He did say that he wanted me to get an ACTH stimulation test though. I am awaiting scheduling. ... (3 replies)
... thank you for repling to my cry of help, the thing is i have primery addisons, my cortislo steriod levels were normally extremely low vertually non exictent which is why i am so scared now with my steriod levels not just being high but being extremely high for me and my condition which doesnt make sence now... my condion is completely the reverse of what it use to be. Since... (7 replies)
... test done than you can. I do feel that it is your adrenal gland and you do need that cortisol level check like I mentioned before. Your adrenal gland can be on the way out but still producing adrenaline but towards the lower level of normal. ... (45 replies)
Sick and desperate
Oct 26, 2007
... ng glucose was a bit abnormal at 112. I insisted on seeing an endo and she reluctantly gave me an authorization. I mentioned Addison's and she ordered a fasting cortisol blood draw. From what I'm reading that won't show anything? ... (9 replies)
... or perhaps too much cortisol being pumped out? ... (1 replies)
... ary, and should be on the HIGH side if your body isn't getting enough cortisol. If it isn't, you need to question the health of your pituitary gland. You might test for what is called secondary adrenal insufficiency, due to the malfunctioning of the pituitary. ... (11 replies)
... and all the stress makes everything worse. I found out later, that your Cortisol is released at 4am, so maybe that explains it. ... (0 replies)
... I went to see my family doctor and he did a standard complete blood count and urine test. Came back all normal and he told me that it sounds like anxiety. That was fine, we are all busy and live busy lives, so maybe I am just stressed out and this is causing the anxiety. ... (0 replies)
... so much and some things seem like they fit me, and then others don't even come close. For one thing, everything I read says that people with Addison's have a low blood pressure. However, right now my BP is high. But that is something new for me. ... (7 replies)
... I have included how I think each question is related to hormones. Remember a single test can be normal but all hormones are pulsed so one test isnt diagnostic of anything. Of course each symptom can also be related to other disease activity so one or two aren't particularly diagnostic either. ... (8 replies)
... st got tired really easy and had episodes of 'crashes' when I was stressed or overexerted myself. However, I managed to get through high school and lead a fairly normal life until 2000. In 2000, I had a year full of major stress. ... (12 replies)
... in the evenings, and it would wear off. At my 8 week checkup the blood showed that I was severely deficient. and my dosage was increased from .5 of Synthroid to . ... (8 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)
... ntake. I also have a brown pigmentation around my lips and other spots. This started 4 years ago and since then I have had a battery of tests, most of which were normal until recently. The tests that weren't normal were my cortisol and blood sugar levels. ... (10 replies)
... pm. They told me I had a serious adrenal fatigue and it might be able to be helped with 10 mg of cortisol each day. The Dr. doing the prescribing was a holistic MD. He could prescribe cortisone, and he did. ... (1 replies)
... about having my blood sugar go below 40, even for the short time that the test has you go below 40, while pregnant. ... (29 replies)
... mad maz, I just posted this info in a reply to someone else. Have the ACTH test done. Make sure they are doing it correctly. Should be done first thing in the morning. ... (2 replies)


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