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... ther has been diagnosed with Addison's disease for about 4 years now. He has been given Hydrocortisone for daily medication by his endorine doctor. Recently, his hands got swollen pretty bad. The whole family is pretty worried about it. ... (0 replies)
... When my anxiety increases, my hands and feet problem exacerbates. I have noticed increased water retention throughout my body, but my hands and feet are the most bothersome. I don't actually have a diagnosis yet. My new doctor is working on that. ... (3 replies)
... I went and had Japanese food yesterday, and I had quite a bit more salt than usual, and today my hands are very swollen. You can look at the tops of my hand and literally see areas with fluid. I cannot even get my rings on today. ... (5 replies)

... I remember having the swollen ankles when first diagnosed too. ... (5 replies)
... tef please check with your doctor and tell them about the swelling. When I was first diagnosed they put me on both and one night my ankles looked like they were swollen and when I reported it to the doctor they adjusted the dose of florinef. They told me that was the way to determine the amount of florinef I needed. ... (5 replies)
... re my left kidney would be, in fact I had a ct scan that showed mild adrenal gland thickening, but the endo said thats nothing, Im always dizzy, muscle twitches, swollen hands and feet, painful joints, I could go on and on, but, I have learned, from other people on these message boards, to not give up. ... (3 replies)
Please help my dad
Aug 28, 2003
... general weakness in both. 5th Nov.2002 attended Neuro surgeon again and as at this time muscle twitching had developed in the calf muscle of the right leg and hands were shaking, he advised him to see a neurologist. own G.P. arranged an appointment with a neurologist on 28th Nov.2002 as he thought it may be Motor Neurone. ... (1 replies)
... hi, i am 31 F, mother, wife, and newly dx with secondary adrenal insufficiency, severe fibromyalgia, cfs and am borderline hemophilia.... have had many adrenal crises go undiagnosed thru ER's this year, and finally have a dx to rely on in the future. i am on cortef and florinef... started on cortef 30 mg a day, florinef .5 mg a day.... just NOW have been increased to... (5 replies)
Guess What Wanda
Dec 21, 2006
... I have almost no pain, but the ankles and the hands and wrists are real swollen and I am sure that it has to do with the cortef. I go back to normal dose Friday am. Do you swell when you increase? ... (14 replies)
... to cope with everyday life, 2 toddlers and work. I ache all over, get up and drag myself to work, my eyes have a hard time adjusting to light and feel tight and swollen if that makes sense. I lose my words midsentence, and get lightheaded for brief periods. ... (3 replies)
... There is no blood test for prednisone that I am aware of. Prednisone will depress natural cortisol levels but it acts in place of that hormone. Blood tests can't detect prednisone (one reason most doctors don't use predisone for replacement purposes) so no matter how high you raise your prednisone intake, you won't find an increase in blood cortisol. It sounds like you... (16 replies)
... I am on Prednisone now and I am gaining weight, my hands are swollen all the time eye swell so much I have a hard time opening my eyes.......not sure what that is all about........ ... (16 replies)
Strange symptoms
Jun 7, 2006
... I posted in here a while ago because I was experiencing some strange symptoms but I removed the post because I thought that I'd figured out what the problem could have been and for some reason I felt embarrassed to have posted over here. But I was wrong and now I find myself right back where I started. I thought it was a thyroid problem at first and I found myself over at the... (13 replies)
I Need Some Help!
Nov 11, 2003
... Addison's and Schmidt's Syndrome. I HATE being on the hydrocortisone. I constantly feel so nervous. My handwriting has even changed because I'm so shaky. My hands and ankles are swollen and I am petrified of the prospect of gaining weight. I needed to lose when I started this. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Paulette: You have been very helpful and much appreciated!! I tried a number of times to get on that other site but was unsuccessful. Even my hubbie tried (the computer whiz) and no luck. My concern is that I soon have another appt with my endocrinologist and I want to emphasis "the symptoms" with adrenal dysfunction and not fibro. I know my mother has been diagnosed... (29 replies)
... the right was 18. What ever that means! She also stated that I didn't have a goiter like the last dr stated that it was lymph nodes swollen in my neck. ... (2 replies)

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