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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)
... Have you had your cortisol drawn at other times of the day as well? ... (1 replies)
... Next, I asked for a 24 hour urine cortisol to be done. ... (1 replies)

... because it was just a "random" test not a morning or night one. ... (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)
Stim test-no go!!
May 24, 2008
... Thanks for replying, I have done some research and found that low cortisol can cause urine to concentrate hense taking 20 hours to concentrate, thus could still be diabetes insipidus masked my low cortisol. ... (11 replies)
... I recently had a saliva cortisol test done by my naturopath and my results were a little strange, they came back sporadically high. ... (0 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)
... A random cortisol test at 6 pm. ... (2 replies)
... poglycemia and it is my diet. He has taken a single random cortisol test which came back normal 582nmol im worried thathe is going to didmiss anything to do with cortisol now even though ive heard that when your stress abouthaving the test it can cause it to increase falsely! ... (4 replies)
Stim test-no go!!
Apr 21, 2008
... and now they have got that one random cortisol they are saying that that is as usefull as the stim test to rule it out. ... (11 replies)
... Random cortisol levels are NOT diagnostic, since it varies from moment to moment -- unless they're wildly high, in which case it indicates Cushings. You need an ACTH stim test --which should be done in the AM. (5 replies)
Adrenal test
Jul 16, 2008
... The saliva test taken over a day is much better way to diagnose adrenal problems than 1 random blood test. You might want to get your doctor to do a 24hr urine test of your cortisol to give you a better picture. ... (2 replies)
Stim test-no go!!
Apr 21, 2008
... and also says that the random cortisol of 20.5 after extreem stress is equivelant to having the stim test thus i produced an adequate responce plus atch is nothing to do with my symptoms. ... (11 replies)
... I went to the endo's office today. Neither the attending nor the fellow thought I had Addison's, but they did a random cortisol test to rule it out. ... (3 replies)
Addisons??
Apr 8, 2008
... y weak etc. Luckily i went on total bedrest and didnt move for 3 days, dank loads and craved salt and sugar then became slightly more normal. Do you think a stim test is more advisable to diagnose cortisol rather than a single random? ... (1 replies)
... It would be a great idea to see an endocrinologist about your symptoms. I had very similar symptoms to yours, and after the cortisol stimulation test was diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency about 9 months ago. ... (6 replies)
... Have you ever heard of normal random cortisol and DHEAS and a person still having addison's? ... (10 replies)
Adrenal Problems?
Sep 10, 2004
... month with menses which I lose again within a week after that. Approximately 4 weeks ago I was started on 25 mcg of Synthroid for very mild hypothyroidism. My test results at that time were FT4 1. ... (1 replies)
Getting Tested
May 26, 2008
... I'm not sure how things are in Canada, but here I've found it difficult to have the ACTH stimulation test done if you don't have any brown spots, which they call hyperpigmentation. ... (2 replies)




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