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... Anyway...had the ACHT test where they give you the cortisporyn.. ... (0 replies)
... and then I have to stop taking my prednisone for 24 hours. Then at midnight I need to take this medication and then come in at 8 am to have a blood test. I asked her what the test was called, she said there really wasn't one. ... (4 replies)
... s due to dehydration. Which only helped for the night. The next two days continued more of the same. The Sun night I ended up back in the ER. Another CT scan test was done with normal results. I was in the hospital for 3 days. They diagnosed occiptal neuralgia due to the headaches I was having. ... (3 replies)

... You are in the ultimate pickle that Addisonian patients get stuck in when they end up on prednisone without proper testing first. I am very frustrated for you about it. ... (2 replies)
... docs about that. I also saw a neuro who thought that it was a blood pressure problem and she sent me back to my family doc to be placed on blood pressure meds. ... (13 replies)
... didn't stop there and due to me visiting the hospital after being on so many antibiotics, I contracted Chlostridium Difficile which put me back in hospital with blood pressure ratings that seemed to read too low to be understood on the machine. I was pretty close to falling into a coma or my heart giving out on me. ... (3 replies)
... There is no blood test for prednisone that I am aware of. Prednisone will depress natural cortisol levels but it acts in place of that hormone. ... (16 replies)
... I have had thyroid testing EVERY time they drew blood when trying to figure out what I have. It was like no one believed the test results. ... (3 replies)
Feb 10, 2005
... ing if anyone is taking or has taken prednisone. My endocrinologist just prescribed it. I don't have adrenal insuffiency that I know of, my cortrosyn stimulation test is on Tuesday. However, my doctor wanted me to start taking it now. I've been fainting often, but only during positional changes. ... (2 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. ... (15 replies)
... Thank you for the feedback i have other health issues besides the Addisons that's what is so scary. None of the steroids metabolize correctly with me. Prednisone has made me so depressed. I have had panic attacks, severe pain all kinds of side effects from these drugs. I dont know why my joints hurt so bad. ... (5 replies)
... Evidently the hospital did not know how to properly administer the test. Instead of every half hour like my doctor said it should have been, they drew blood every hour. ... (3 replies)
... I'm currently taking 5mg of prednisone a day. ... (8 replies)
Low cortisol
Jan 15, 2007
... I don't want to sound like a downer.. but I'm currently on 15mg of cortef and I've yet to feel good enough to exercise, although my problem that causes my adrenal insufficiency may be something more like heavy metal poisoning(we are soon going to test), but I don't know. All I know is I have low testosterone, low cortisol(among a couple other things), and I'm on 15mg of... (12 replies)
Low cortisol
Jan 14, 2007
... I'm not certain if they did the ATCH test or not. I don't think so. All i know is they did the blood work and saliva test. ... (12 replies)
... s disease in Feb. On July 3rd I was admitted to the hospital for a week because of the symtpoms of Crohn's. While I was there my GI doctor said he did a Cortisol test and that I had Addison's disease. ... (5 replies)
... HI I'v had Addisons Disease since i was 17, sorry i have no idea about Anabolic Steroids but hope i can help with the cortisol I take 50mg a day and know all about weight issue. The cortisal is really just doing what your body should do. I cant help but think if your not taking the correct amount of cortisol you adding pressure to your body and add to that the anabolic... (5 replies)
... is cortisol in the blood highest in the morning? ... (5 replies)
... ncy 3 yrs. ago...major symptoms...took a while because of the hypoglycemia..but endo. did acth test...and said I had adrenal insuff. NOW...endo. did an estrodal blood test and said that mine is 7... ... (0 replies)
... It would be good to go back to the doc to go over your test results. Exactly why were you given Cortef. ... (7 replies)

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