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... 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)
... Doesn't hi cortisol INHIBIT higher testos. levels? ... (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)

... is lab result indicates. I went to the Dr 2 weeks ago for a physical and I have been EXTREMELY tired and weak for the last year. She ran TSH test then and it was normal 2. ... (2 replies)
... or rapid plunge of cortisol levels after been excessively elevated from over stimulation over a long period of time. ... (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)
... came back normal it was 590nmol at 10.30ish but just had a retest last week and it was normal at 582nmol at 9.00. I get really wound up having bloods done am i right in thinking that stress can increase the levels? ... (3 replies)
... I have a strange set of symptoms and I was wondering if it could be Addison's disease. I have been going through not feeling normal for almost a year, but I am confused as sometimes I feel relatively ok, and some weeks I'm back to thinking something is seriously wrong with me. ... (6 replies)
Getting Tested
May 26, 2008
... nly accurate test for Addison's is the ACTH stimulation test and that has to be done in the morning as an out patient in the hospital. I'm not sure that having a random serum cortisol test would be accurate. ... (2 replies)
High potassium
Aug 20, 2010
... Blood pressure has always been normal when they take it at the office. ... (10 replies)
... He only did it after my primary care doc drew a random serum cortisol of 1 and faxed the report to him. ... (9 replies)

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