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... 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. ... (1 replies)
... 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)

... The general rules for an ACTH stimulation test apply to an ITT test also. ... (15 replies)
... When I mention Cushing's, I am talking about a disease in which your body produces too much cortisol. I know you were just worked up for Addison's and your test came back lowish but that just about sums up how confusing Cushing's can be. ... (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)
... ase 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? ... (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)
... 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)
... 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)
... logist. He didn't think that I had Addison's because I didn't fit EXACTLY 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. ... (13 replies)
... My understanding is that with AI, his ACTH should be either high or low, correct? ... (0 replies)
... I'm a Mensa member, and at the time, my neuropsychology test showed a 4th grade reading level. ... (12 replies)
... The endo I recently went to see told me my ACTH Stim test was "normal". ... (4 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)


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