Confused and anxious about diagnosis, can I really have a diagnosis of Addisons one minute and then not
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About 25. years ago I was diagnosed with Diabetes, Hashimotos and pernicious anaemia with ANA and the likelihood of developing Addisons. I was sent home with Hydrocortisone tablets to be used in case of an emergency and told to alert the doctors/surgeons should I need an operation, where I should have adrenaline as a precaution. I have had short synacthen tests annually while living in London and Oxfordshire. I have had two 'crisis' type episodes, one in my twenties and the other in my forties, where I became extremely weak, could not wake up much before noon, had no energy and felt totally disconnected, from all around me. These both lasted several weeks before I was back to normal and I have had nothing like them since. I am now living in Buckinghamshire and have had trouble getting my annual short synacthen test and hydrocortisone tablets from the GP. I was eventually sent for the test, which as usual, came back clear but they now say that I no longer have Addisons and don't need a prescription for hydrocortisone. I am not sure how to take this as it doesn't seem right?
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