Cortisol Levels

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Does anyone have normal cortisol levels but still have other Cushing symptoms? I have irregular periods, the fatty bump behind my neck, stinging thigh pain that comes and goes, low blood pressure, weight gain in the middle, and now I feel like my face is puffy but not sure if it's just because I've gained 30 lbs and I've always been skinny. 

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    I do!! I have been told pcos is the cause of all my cushing like symptoms because cushings is too rare... even tho none of my bloods match pcos either!!
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    How many cortisol Cushings tests have u had?
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    Hi lora08029 If you're worried you have cushings I think it is worth you having a serious discussion about it with your GP. There are many different conditions that can produce the same symptoms as cushings and it is hard to find a doctor who will check as cushings is believed to be so rare. I am currently trying to get an endo doctor to take me seriously as I believe I have untreated cushings disease that started when I was a child. They did one Dex test which came back normal so they decided Cushings was unlikely. I have persuaded them to check again and they are now going to do a 24 hour urine collection test. There are several different tests they can do to check. Good luck and I hope you find your answer.

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