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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)
... Just wonder if any one would know what would be causing a few brown pigmentations on my face? ... (8 replies)
... on the sides of my face, but I thought they were from the sun and working in the yard? ... (8 replies)

... Wow, you could be describing my life. ... (10 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)
... Whew, that is a lot, and sorry for going on but I do not know what is going on. ... (10 replies)
... I am so glad to know that, because I too 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)
... test. I am hypo too and have the same symptoms as you. I'm also encouraged to hear that after only 2 weeks you were feeling so much better. Did the doc start you on 20 mg? ... (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)
... Thank you Shelbe! FLFLOWERGIRL:) (8 replies)
... I didn't feel any different after the injection. I have heard that some people do actually feel good for awhile after the test. Good luck. (8 replies)
Can anyone HELP!!!
May 25, 2005
... the label stuck, the doctors have even fobbed of my sinusitus off as depression!? ... (1 replies)
... Hi, I've just joined after reading loads of posts on here and thinking most could be by me!! ... (1 replies)
... Hi All,,,this is my first post and will just do a short one to see how this all works. ... (4 replies)
... If anyone here has visited the Leukemia, Lymphoma or Lupus boards you know the hell Ive been going through the past year or so with various symptoms off and on that are only getting worse. ... (3 replies)
... What you have going on seems very similar to me before my diagnosis. ... (7 replies)
... also2tired, If you have addisons & the thyroid is treated first it will make you feel "worse"! You need the ACTH stimulation test. This is the best test for addisons. Info below. TEST 2: The ACTH stimulation test: OBJECT: To determine if the patient's adrenal glands can respond to the ACTH message from the pituitary to increase cortisol production in the adrenal... (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)
... Hi everyone. I'm just sitting here waiting n worrying about my pending test results for ? ... (1 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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