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Old 01-14-2013, 10:48 AM   #1
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confused need help reading cortisol test

Hello, been having some weird symptoms, so my endo did blood work.. here it is please anyone if you can help.

Im menopausel <spelling> sorry
Glucose level 88
Sodium 139
potassium 4.0
chloride 106
carbon dioxide 24
anion gap <no idea what this is> 9
calcium level 9.9
BUN 13
Creatinine Serum 0.9
BUN/Creat 14.4
ClCr calculated *80.0
Osmolality <calculated) 287.5
Cortisol 8am *20.1

Doe this mean my cortisol is high? Thanks bunches, god bless

 
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Old 01-14-2013, 11:15 AM   #2
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Re: confused need help reading cortisol test

Can you post the reference ranges for the test, too?

 
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Old 01-14-2013, 11:41 AM   #3
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Re: confused need help reading cortisol test

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Can you post the reference ranges for the test, too?
thats the problem, there is no reference ranges given, thats what Im trying to find out, lol. Sorry, Im trying to figure this out too. hugs and god bless

 
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Old 01-14-2013, 01:28 PM   #4
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Re: confused need help reading cortisol test

You might also want to post in the Adrenal section of the boards. This section is for thyroid issues, and while they're often connected, you might get more help with your cortisol from there.

 
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Old 01-14-2013, 02:31 PM   #5
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Re: confused need help reading cortisol test

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You might also want to post in the Adrenal section of the boards. This section is for thyroid issues, and while they're often connected, you might get more help with your cortisol from there.
Yes I agree, and yes I did post in the adrenal area, about my lab results, thanks for thinking that too, god bless

 
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