Synacthen Test

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I'm having this test on Tues. I have a reaction to adrenaline

in dental anesthetics. Could this be a problem?

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    Hi I have a reaction to adrenaline at the dentist  but had no reaction when I had the Synacthen test done in June for a mass in my adrenal gland. The Dr now think it could be a Pheochromocytoma. But best to ask your Dr/ dentist to make sure.
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      Thanks Merryl, it's quite reassuring to know that you had no

      problems with the test, but I will check it out with the hospital.

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    Cloch I had problems with the freezing at the dentist as well.  The dentist should know this.  There is an alternative freezing for patients with thyroid and adrenal gland problems. 
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      Sorry hanny, I probably wasn't clear enough. I do have the

      alternative injection at the dentist, I'm just very nervous

      where injections are involved in case adrenaline is

      involved so I always check first. I just wondered if anyone

      could give me a heads up on this test. Thanks.

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      Hi Henny, Merril and Ginger. Had the test this morning with

      no problems. Thanks again for your input.

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