Acth test

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Earlier I had written about the

ACTH stim test and how

I refused to do it

But now that the doctor again is recommending it

I might as well.

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  • Posted

    not sure why you refused it initially but it's good you've changed your mind. 

    if you are feeling unwell then the results of these tests can assist the doctor to diagnose and treat.


  • Posted

    Hi Courtney,

    Why did you refuse to have it done before? I would trust your doctor, they would only suggest a test if they felt it was going to help you and was safe to do so.

    Hope it all goes well

    • Posted

      Well in all honesty, I had read about

      Dynamic testing maybe associated with pituitary tumors and had read that they were a bit risky

      but then I realized or read Acth stim test

      Is a bit different and plus my doctor

      Still doesnt believe I have a pituitary problem

      I think , he might think it is Addisons

    • Posted

      If it helps I have a pituitary tumour and have also had a ACTH stimulation with no adverse effects.

      Hopefully they will be able to give you some answers from it


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