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High ACTH
Sep 4, 2011
... Yea, my cortisol and ACTH were all measured in the morning hours. ... (2 replies)
... and the glucagon challenge test, as well as a couple of ACTH stim. ... (2 replies)
ACTH question
May 28, 2006
... "I am on testosterone replacement but it has not fully helped me, I still feel rotten. I am on low dose thyroid medication ( thyroid pretty much normal, but have hashimotos) but I think that was just done to appease me because I kept asking about my thyroid thinking that was the problem before getting testosterone." Forgive me for jumping in, but I think I would take a... (8 replies)

... If the Endo is wanting a retest your GP should be able to redo it so you do not have to wait on him. I would be going to a DO with results in hand and begging for treatment. ... (31 replies)
... I had one endo take me off of HC for 1 week so that he could retest my pituitary/hypothalamus, I have secondary adrenal insuf. I'm not completely sure that was enough time off but he said it was. He was some hot shot doc that turned out to be an absolute jerk...so take it for what it's worth. Robin (2 replies)
Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... trakos, Here is a bit of information about how the ACTH stim test is supposed to be done. I hope you can find another endo to retest you. ... (3 replies)
... triple or more from low base cortisol, then endos think that is fantasic, ignorant of how secondaries usually do on stim tests. See the article I posted on the acth stim test a few months ago. ... (8 replies)
Advice
Jan 24, 2017
... Hi there, I just typed out a reply to you and cyber space ate it on up LOL. Have you had any blood work done recently to make you believe it might be Addison's? If not a good starting point would be: TSH Free T4 Free T3 ACTH Cortisol If your ACTH & Cortisol come back with any issues it's likely they will wait a couple weeks or so and retest. If there's still an... (1 replies)
... daily the cortiol levels are still ranging between 5.8 and 7 with the one time of 14 with the acth of 7. The stim was done after 2 months on hormones. ... (4 replies)
... s normal, retest in the spring. ... (0 replies)
Update on daughter
Dec 16, 2005
... Dear "Craftlady", Hello! It's been a LONG time! Sorry to see you NEEDING to come on here again, but I WAS wondering how things were going. Did Carmen just start to feel icky AFTER she tried getting off the meds, or was it already getting apparent they were not doing all they should BEFORE she tried not taking them? One friend of mine explained to me that Florinef has... (10 replies)
... I would talk to your Dr about your concerns with the thyroid meds, maybe they can retest or try you on a lower dose and see if that helps your thyroid. ... (4 replies)
... a and fainting spells. To make a long story short, he started me on fludro for the syncope and the orthrohypotension. It helped tremendously. But, when he did ACTH stim test, it came back negative. Shortly thereafter, my husband got a job transfer out of state. So, I had to find all new doctors and start over. ... (1 replies)
... sterone. In regards to my pit. I thought usually if it wasn't working either hormones would over produce or under produce but not both, ie high FSH, LH but low ACTH GH. I'm on hold at the moment waiting for my doc appointment plus my gyno. I also talked with Dr. Rind...do you know him? ... (15 replies)


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