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... I also have brown pigmentation on my face. I was just diagnosed with Addisons last week. When my endo first looked at me she know something was up due to my coloring. It has to do with your ACTH level and when it is high it stimulates the pigment in your skin. ... (8 replies)
... Can you tell me a little about this test and how it works, what happens, I am having it in two weeks? ... (8 replies)
... o have been helped so much by the information I have learned on this board as well as the Thyroid board. I don't think that I would have even thought to address my adrenal if I hadn't read about it here. My primary dr. ... (8 replies)

... Thanks for your reply. Yes it does help. I was DX'ed with anemia last year by my Endo and have not really felt like myself since, I was very sick for a year. They never find a cause for me to feel unwell but I do have a low ferritin. ... (8 replies)
... and do you take it all at once in the morning or in split doses? ... (8 replies)
... I hope I can be of some help. For the ACTH stimulation test, the lab tech gave me an injection that was to stimulate the adrenals. Before the injection she took my blood, then took blood 15 minutes after that and then again after 30 minutes. So my blood was drawn 3 times. ... (8 replies)
... Wow, you could be describing my life. ... (10 replies)
... Hi All,,,this is my first post and will just do a short one to see how this all works. ... (4 replies)
Can anyone HELP!!!
May 25, 2005
... the label stuck, the doctors have even fobbed of my sinusitus off as depression!? ... (1 replies)
... Which is why I am here, I was on another parenting board and one of the mom's had Addison's in her siggie...I read the information and saw myself! ... (10 replies)
... What you have going on seems very similar to me before my diagnosis. ... (7 replies)
... Hi everyone. I'm just sitting here waiting n worrying about my pending test results for ? ... (1 replies)
... About 3 years ago I was constantly under the weather so my gp referred me to a general health consultant. Had a range of tests and the only thing that came back was low cortisol. ... (1 replies)
... f and on that are only getting worse. The problem basically started a couple of weeks after a encounter with a girl and two painful and sore swollen lymph nodes in my neck that didnt go away for a month, until the doc prescribed me some antibiotics and the lymph nodes went away. ... (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. ... (2 replies)
... My early morning cortisol is half of the lowest figure considred normal and then it goes very low for rest of day but my DHEA is just above normal. ... (4 replies)
... I get my results from a short syncathan test on 9th Aug, but my biggest concern is not exactly the weight loss as I have only lost a few pounds but i look like i have lost more through muscle wastage. ... (2 replies)

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