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Addisons testing
Feb 11, 2003
... Is there any one test for Addisons that is more accurate than another? I'm reading here about how it can be checked through blood, saliva, and urine. Also, do the cortisone supplements produce any side effects like that of Prednisone? Or is that just totally different? Thanks (3 replies)
... I remember adrenal insufficiency, and tests came back indicative, and aggressive prednisone treatment, and endocrinology referral, and it has something to do with my other autoimmune disease, and they finally were gonna get me some help. ... (4 replies)
Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... cortisol and its metabolites, are NOT DIAGNOSTIC! In the normal individual cortisol levels are seen to pulse. Low cortisol production in either the serum or the urine after ACTH stimulation is diagnostic of Addisons disease. ... (3 replies)

... some like thyroid. Here is some info on testing for addisons. ... (10 replies)
... The proper dose is determined by the clinical sings and symptoms as well as serum and 24 hour urine testing. ... (4 replies)
... Can the urine cortisol test with blood testing work? ... (0 replies)
... I just finished my 24 urine on Wed checking the aldosterone, sodium and other things he is checking for as well as lab work. ... (5 replies)
... cortisol and its metabolites, are NOT DIAGNOSTIC! In the normal individual cortisol levels are seen to pulse. Low cortisol production in either the serum or the urine after ACTH stimulation is diagnostic of Addisons disease. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Kelley, Wow! You have kept a close eye on your friend and her blood work. I didn't know anything about the drug she was on, so I looked it up. The list below is from an NIH website for Megestrol. And Good Lord-she is FAR from nuts-she has some big issues going on here. I am glad she is hopefully going to be able to see an endo soon-she needs a professional opinion... (6 replies)


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