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... Anyway, he called the next day and told me my results were fine. In fact, my adrenals work really well, but baseline cortisol was high, but doesn't matter. ... (1 replies)
... I recently had my ACTH Stim Test and was able to get some of the results, but won't meet with my doctor to discuss for another 2 weeks. ... (0 replies)
... Hi, I am new here, actually new to any message boards like this. I was wondering if anyone could help me with some insight on some test results. I have been sick for a few years. Lately I have lost a lot of weight, low BP, extreme fatigue, along with many other symptoms that go along with adrenal issues. on 7/7/15 I did ACTH stimulation test Cortisol AM baseline was 3.3... (1 replies)

... Below are my ITT results. I've been trying to find details on the net about reading or understanding the results but I've had limited luck. Can anyone help. Give some input and name a good web site I can try. ... (15 replies)
... It sounds like you have a really bad doctor! I am learning about Addison's disease myself, but I have had thyroid problems for twenty years. It sounds to me like your thyroid dose is probably way too high. Did the doctor do a followup blood test about six weeks after you started your medicine? That is standard procedure to ensure your dose is correct. When your thyroid... (1 replies)
... all the same blood work including the cortysn stimulation test I was given an insulin tolerance test. BTW the results were bizzarre and not what the doctor expected. ... (3 replies)
... I just got my lab results from my second opinion Endocrine doctor. She said "according to the records, I don't have Addison's Disease. ... (3 replies)
... Also so that they can compare it with the acth to see if it is most likely primary or secondary addison's? ... (2 replies)
... The general rules for an ACTH stimulation test apply to an ITT test also. ... (15 replies)
... Here are my results. Baseline cortisol, 8.6 Baseline ACTH 12 60 minutes after cortrysyn(?) 30 The Doctor said I passed which would mean I am not Primary but he never even tried the low dose or anything to rule out secondary. Can u still be secondary even if u pass the high dose? Also he told me my cortisol needed to be over 10 which its not. (1 replies)
... Hi Grace! I certainly know those symptoms! I have most of them. I was gaining weight like you for a while but now I have stabilized for a bit. I have the side pain. I think what you are describing is flank pain and many people with adrenal disease also have it. Unfortunately, it is yet another one of those symptoms that aren't in the textbooks, so doctors don't recognize... (15 replies)
... then you need to seek another opinion. Generally, the only people who know squat about these test results are those who truly specialize in just pituitary diseases. Our local doc advertises an "interest" but that is not the same thing. ... (15 replies)
... The endo I recently went to see told me my ACTH Stim test was "normal". ... (4 replies)
... My understanding is that with AI, his ACTH should be either high or low, correct? ... (0 replies)
... She ordered an AM cortisol, but refused to do further tests until she saw the results of the MRI. Isn't this backwards? ... (12 replies)
... have such a poor understanding of the diseases in their area of "expertise" It is incredibly worrisome to me. ... (12 replies)
... I had a stim test preformed. My results were as follows. ... (2 replies)
... XACTLY into the values set for an Addison's diagnosis. So we did some tests. The costyropin test came back that yep it was Addison's, but then the next day the ACTH and 2 other blood draw tests came back neg. So, we decided to do a definitive metyrpone test 2 weeks ago. ... (13 replies)

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