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... Hello. I have a question .... I just had a Random Blood Cortisol Test done this past Tuesday. The doctor was checking to see if I could possibly have Addison's Disease. ... (1 replies)
... Doesn't hi cortisol INHIBIT higher testos. levels? ... (0 replies)
... If you are asking about using Cortisol to diagnose Addison's, what you need to get is an called ACTH stimulation test. They measure your cortisol before and after an injection of ACTH. ... (3 replies)

... Thanks for your reply, it helps to know that im not the only one struggling! You say that low blood sugar was one of your main symptoms- was it fasting or reactive hypoglycemia? Also are you saying that the endo shouldnt really have rulled out addisons on the basis of a random cortisol level that is over 7 months old (and i felt better then than i do now)? Please post back,... (5 replies)
What next?
Mar 14, 2004
... pping the drug. This seems a little strange to me. I'm not entirely sure why he supects addison's or why he isn't doing the proper testing to be sure. He did a random cortisol level, it was normal. I was in the hospital for undiagnosed chest pain....heart is ok. They think it is esophageal spasms.... ... (1 replies)
... bservation. Since then she has gone through several tests to try and find the cause. The latest test that she has gone through was testing her cortisol. During a random draw her level was 1.7 in the afternoon. Then she had a 8am drawing in which her level was 5.1. ... (1 replies)
... is done first thing in the morning by a laboratory that knows what it is doing. It can be a tricky test if not done correctly. Your MD can also do a baseline, random Coritsol, but I trust this less, because what the body produces goes through such a pendulum swing that the 'results' have a wide range of normal. ... (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)
Adrenal Problems?
Sep 10, 2004
... my testosterone level was 30. ... (1 replies)
... I posted a couple of weeks ago about a random cortisol drawn early afternoon that came back at 4.6 and I was called back for a stimulation test. The nurse called with my results today and told me they were good. ... (1 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)
... biopsies for lymphoma! Thank goodness those were done under sedation and not general anesthesia.... Only after I ended up in the ER did someone finally check a random serum cortisol level. Duh! ... (0 replies)
... He did a random cortisol, that he said came back normal. ... (0 replies)
... avidly concerned. I would endlessly appreciate anyone who did read and respond. I have tried to be as detailed as possible. I swear to my full honesty, it is not random symptoms of day to day feelings or hypochondria, everything mentioned is a daily symptom I have experienced for years. ... (3 replies)
High potassium
Aug 20, 2010
... So they are sending my results by mail but the ones they were concerned over were my potassium level and my TSH was still low but it has gone up since 3 months ago. ... (10 replies)


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