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... My doctor wants to run an ACTH stim test on me. ... (0 replies)
... ACTH stim on her. She had an immediate full reaction with flushing, nausea and drop in blood pressure. ... (7 replies)
... Your morning cortisol of 10 is on the low side. Morning is when they'd say it should be the highest for the day! Then your stim test shows a problem. ... (4 replies)

... would love some input on my ACTH stim test. ... (0 replies)
Stim test-no go!!
Apr 15, 2008
... Hi just need someone to talk to. yesterday the endo called me and said i needed a stim test. ... (11 replies)
... there. Also I have had two ACTH stim test done as well. ... (0 replies)
... I feel like I have spent most of the last 3 months trying to learn more about Addison's (8 y.o. son, Andrew, diagnosed in 4/03) versus secondary adrenal insufficiency. Was hoping that after a 3rd stim. test, I could accept the diagnosis of "Isolated ACTH deficiency," but recently, I just haven't felt "at ease" with that diagnosis again. After all of my research, I do plan to... (13 replies)
... before the cort stim test. I decided to try for three days to get the best results. ... (5 replies)
Stim test-no go!!
Apr 21, 2008
... therefore there is no need to try a stim tests again, or do atch or any other hormones. ... (11 replies)
Stim test-no go!!
Apr 20, 2008
... I was freaking out, since I did not know whether this could upset the results of the stim test. ... (11 replies)
... Okay, this is weird. The Endo ordered another ACTH Stim test on me, (because I guess the first one and the 24-hour saliva panel were "unreliable" or something). I went in on Tuesday to do the test, and just got a copy of the results today. Check this out - Baseline Cortisol: 10.7 ug/dL (5 replies)
... I have secondary adrenal insufficiency. During my stim testing, I became dizzy and my BP dropped even lower than it already was. ... (7 replies)
... iming of Andrew's growth failure and other problems, since it all began within a few months of beginning the Flovent. In fact, he was so convinced that Andrew's test last July would have normal results that he was shocked when it didn't. I don't know how it could have though, when he had been on steroids for over a year! ... (13 replies)
... I recently had an ACTH stim test because my endo suspected that I might have adrenal insufficiency. ... (1 replies)
... PRIOR to being seen on Feb 2nd. I've read about the stim test and I pretty well understand what to expect. I've also read that low cortisol levels lower blood sugars. ... (0 replies)
Stim test-no go!!
May 24, 2008
... dehydration. What would you do as he is saying that this last cortisol constitutes a stim test? ... (11 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. My son is getting his cortisol stim test (what the doc called it...I believe that is the same as the ACTH stim test) on Monday. I'm reading through a lot of info trying to understand all of this and looking for answers. If his adrenal problems are traced back to Flovent, I'm hoping that it can be reversed and not a permanent suppression. Good luck to... (13 replies)
... Today I had an ACTH stim test (standard 250mcg dose) to investigate low cortisol (and lower normal acth = 11) - for possible secondary AI. I did not feel anything from the injection initally, but now some five hours later, I have palpitations and some "flip flop" feelings in my chest. I also feel heavy-headed (could be elevated bp?)and have a bit of a headache. Still dizzy as... (1 replies)
... Stim test looks normal to me, I am not a doctor but I do have Addison's and failed the stim test. ... (3 replies)
... I just had an ACTH Stimulation Test yesterday August 14 and would like your opinions on the results. ... (1 replies)




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