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  1. Deb123, Divermon - symptoms. please
    ... followed by about 3 or 4 bad days. Now, when I got a Hydrocortisone shot last summer for poison ivy, I felt perfectly...

  2. Adrenal Fun for Deb123, Divermon....
    ... have seen every one of them disappear right after a hydrocortisone shot. It was nothing short of miraculous - night ... The testing should be done prior to starting any hydrocortisone . I documented that in the other adrenal post, if...

  3. Hi, I'm New
    ... a doc that will help you by putting you on cortef ( hydrocortisone ). Look around and find all the info you can on hypo...
    ... but your labs look to me as you will need cortef ( hydrocortisone ). If you have them I would by all means give them...
    ... a doc that will help you by putting you on cortef ( hydrocortisone ). Look around and find all the info you can on hypo...

  4. Deb123 and other Adrenal folks
    ... medication of choice is usually Cortef, a brand of hydrocortisone . In some cases Florinef is added. The complications ... are several-fold: 1. Taking hydrocortisone will lessen your hypothalamus' production of ACTH ... properly, once you discontinue the meds. 2. Taking hydrocortisone , depending on the amount, will effectively shut down ... diabetes (heard that somewhere – true/false?) 4. Hydrocortisone is a steroid. Weight gain, and the whole host of ... I got a bad case of poison ivy. The Doc gave me a hydrocortisone shot and followed that with dexamethasone meds. Within...
    ... near anything desirable. The difference with the hydrocortisone shot was astounding. Immediately (the next morning ... a different effect on this condition than that of hydrocortisone ? I think the shot was 100 mg. One of the dangers ... thyroid dump", where once you read a certain level of hydrocortisone , all that extra T3 pooling suddenly dumps into your...
    ... normal due to either: a. Poison Ivy (doubt it) b. Hydrocortisone injection. The evidence disputing that is the ACTH...
    ... etc. It has been a must for me. The riskiness of hydrocortisone is worth it to me because I know how I feel without...
    ... your life. There is the fantastic results of the hydrocortisone shot, but my saliva tests results are not that bad...
    ... desperate and self-medicated for a couple of months with hydrocortisone . I felt SO MUCH BETTER! I even started walking again...
    ... [QUOTE=buggs;2995200]What is HC. Thank you Hydrocortisone Deb...

  5. Need Help From Thyroid People!!!!
    ... treat adrenal by diet and lifestyle changes and/or hydrocortisone . Well if my cortisol levels were low then I could ... understand the hydrocortisone for a replacement but they came back normal. The...

  6. High Cortisol Level
    ... I know if they are bad enough that treatment is hydrocortisone - whether they are high or low....

  7. Midwest & All..test results in ~ opinions appreciated
    ... a bit higher. I did wonder if I should be taking Hydrocortisone for the Adrenal Fatigue. Anyone benefit from Adreset...

  8. Intolerance to Meds
    ... sick. TSH when diagnosed was 53. I was started on Hydrocortisone 20mg (for adrenal insufficiency) which was increased...
    ... change I feel worse, then I went onto 20 and then 40mg hydrocortisone and up to 3 grains of Armour and again with each dose...

  9. Cortisol Levels - Adrenal Tests
    ... the thyroid dept. should you decide to try an RX for hydrocortisone ....

  10. ANOTHER side effect of Armour?
    ... that they are low. Many doctors won't use Isocort or HydroCortisone or don't know how to dose these. Also find out if...
    ... that they are low. Many doctors won't use Isocort or HydroCortisone or don't know how to dose these. Also find out if...

  11. help! sick and tired of being sick and tired!
    ... 25mg per day of Cortef, a natural adrenal hormone ( hydrocortisone ). I think the adrenals just were exhausted from having...

  12. please pray
    ... in my head and I think why I don't get results from hydrocortisone (which says not to use in large quantities or for...

  13. Hi / Think I may be hypo
    ... time, I got up and looked, to find welts. Smeared hydrocortisone cream, and took 2 benadryl, but still didn't sleep...

  14. Midwest.....anyone, I need help ....again!!!
    ... Be careful w/the Cortef. Hydrocortisone causes sodium retention, which can increase BP. Most...

  15. Itching is driving me crazy!!!
    ... one ) I believe it was Sudafu that told me to put hydrocortisone around the incision and cold towels on the incision...
    ... one ) I believe it was Sudafu that told me to put hydrocortisone around the incision and cold towels on the incision...

  16. Hyrdrocortisone for Adrenal Fatigue
    ... imbalances, including low thyroid. He gave me natural hydrocortisone (HC) for the adrenal glands, said to take it for 5 ... are any) where other people are discussing natural hydrocortisone (as opposed to synthetic cortisol) and adrenal fatigue...

  17. looking for some advice
    ... concurrently with thyroid issues. Cortef is Cortisol (aka Hydrocortisone ), an adrenal hormone for dealing with day to day stress...

  18. addisons and hypothyroidism
    ... good news. Has your doc already prescribed meds ( hydrocortisone , or something like that)? Or do you have to wait...
    ... good news. Has your doc already prescribed meds ( hydrocortisone , or something like that)? Or do you have to wait...

  19. Environmental Toxcity and thyroid problems
    ... you. I got mild facial swelling when I tried Rx hydrocortisone (for adrenal fatigue, low cortisol) and also when...

  20. Constant colds - hypo related or ?
    ... adrenal function, and sometimes might need to take hydrocortisone or some other adrenal support. Saliva testing...

  21. Safe Uses of Cortisol - Adrenal fatigue?
    ... the cases in Jeffries' book are resolved w/20 mg. hydrocortisone per day, a few w/less, a few w/more. The closer you ... adrenal function testing done before supplementing w/ hydrocortisone . There are natural feedback loops that occur, and...

  22. Rashes...
    ... that red rash. Acne treatments make it worse, and hydrocortisone doesn't do much for it either. I also have keratosis...

  23. Thyroid Problem + Sweating

  24. Need advice on labs for adrenals & hormones
    ... adrenal fatigue to you? Should I ask the doctor for hydrocortisone ? Because of symptoms a couple of months ago, I tried...

  25. what are you taking for adrenal problems?
    ... fatigue could not tolerate compounded sustained release hydrocortisone , but did well on a few mg. of pregenelone plus extra...

  26. Help/Advice Needed!!
    ... currently on 2 1/2 grains of Armour and 30 mgs of hydrocortisone for adrenal issuess. My doctor also has put me on ... ideas of what might be going on? I kinda thought the hydrocortisone --been taking it since last June--would help me be...

  27. Chronic Fatigue Syndrom and Thyroid Disorder
    ... t ask me, but 20mg/day of CORTEF, which is natural hydrocortisone , has helped me a great deal. I used to have recurrent...

  28. Why am I so dizzy?
    ... but unfortunately was not able to tolerate low-dose hydrocortisone , the treatment of choice. She did, however, have...

  29. Midwest...........or anyone who knows
    ... levels varies a lot from person to person. I take hydrocortisone because I have some adrenal issues. I've been doing...

  30. Weight Problem
    ... have Hashi. I am on thyroid replacement hormones and hydrocortisone in physiological dose for adrenal fatigue. My doc...
    ... should repoint out the fact I am on cortef (similar to hydrocortisone , and a glucorcorticoid steroid), IN ADDITION to cytomel...

  31. Puzzled In California
    ... thyroid and cytomel for Hashi and physiological doses of hydrocortisone for the adrenal fatigue (which is a much less potent...

  32. Cortisol level and T3
    ... impt) & was told it was borderline. Tried 5/2.5 mg hydrocortisone (Cortef) but had problems tolerating. It did however...
    ... impt) & was told it was borderline. Tried 5/2.5 mg hydrocortisone (Cortef) but had problems tolerating. It did however...

  33. how much is TOO LITTLE?
    ... time I adjusted my dose until I was put on Cortef ( hydrocortisone ). I have been on Cortef for close to 4 years, now...

  34. Thyroid Cream???
    ... testosterone, etc) and many people have hd luck using hydrocortisone cream or ointment instead of takingCortef, too, so...

  35. Thyroid Disease and Lupus
    ... Blessed! Can't you trade the prednisone for a natural hydrocortisone ? Like Cortef? It is so much better for you - especially...

  36. Your adrenal support stories: helped you?
    ... chronically ill for many years, is 5mg Cortef (natural hydrocortisone ) 4 times a day - a total of 20mg. This is a physiological...
    ... weight is really going up. I initially was taking hydrocortisone 5 mg, 4 x a day. Then I was switched to cortef. I ... never had a blood pressure problem till I started on hydrocortisone . I gained 35 lbs! My 0b-gyn then suggested I switch...

  37. Adrenal Fatigue? Labs are in...
    ... a problem that isn't there. If you started taking hydrocortisone because you believed you had adrenal insufficiency...

  38. Re: Hypo-hyper?
    ... tells me my weight is from the physiological doses of hydrocortisone I take for adrenal fatigue per Dr. MC Jeffries book...

  39. Burning in ears
    ... was unbearable. Had to see an ENT, who treated with hydrocortisone drops in ears. That took care of the worst of it...

  40. A strange question....
    ... I think its actually due to the hydrocortisone , the "H" in preparation H. If I am correct, hydrocortisone...

  41. Report on Dommisse Consultation
    ... of feeling blah. Then Dr. Dommisse prescribed some hydrocortisone because my free cortisol test result was near the...
    ... the bottom of the range, he was willing to prescribe hydrocortisone . The endo I had gone to before only tested total...

  42. New Labs For Meep
    ... mentioned to you in the past. I haven't had changed my hydrocortisone regime yet. I think my fatigue is compounded by lack...

  43. Has anyone else experienced very dry patches of skin at their waist?
    ... dryness would be. Have you tried applications of hydrocortisone cream? It grinds my gears too, when an MD listens...

  44. Finally!!!
    ... His approach is to start me on tiny dose of Cortef ( hydrocortisone ) ramping up very slowly for a couple of weeks- then...

  45. Diet pills and hypo
    ... Personally, I take Cortisol tablets (aka Cortef or Hydrocortisone ) daily and actually started losing weight when I raised...

  46. TO meep or someone Re:cortef
    ... should be on for adrenal fatigue? or should i be on hydrocortisone ? It is a prescription. cheers...

  47. Does anyone suffer form reoccurring hives
    ... me; maybe twice a month. For my hip I just use 1% hydrocortisone (steriod, I think that's how you spell it), usually ... rash cream) and that seems to help...(never use the hydrocortisone on the face; it can cause skin damage and bring on...
    ... me; maybe twice a month. For my hip I just use 1% hydrocortisone (steriod, I think that's how you spell it), usually ... rash cream) and that seems to help...(never use the hydrocortisone on the face; it can cause skin damage and bring on...
    ... me; maybe twice a month. For my hip I just use 1% hydrocortisone (steriod, I think that's how you spell it), usually ... rash cream) and that seems to help...(never use the hydrocortisone on the face; it can cause skin damage and bring on ... about 10 yrs, they vary in size, shape and places. hydrocortisone makes them worse but they come about 2 a month. Have...

  48. HERES LOOKING at BLUE
    ... know we're a little behind the US with yeast kits and hydrocortisone stuff (we've had them for some time, but it took slightly...

  49. adrenals tested?
    ... adrenal hyperplasia). Reason being... normally Cortef or Hydrocortisone would be used for someone like me. But I have a history...

  50. Armour ???
    ... thyroid. Anyone know if it is just as risky to take as hydrocortisone , prednisone, cortef and the lot?...
    ... thyroid. Anyone know if it is just as risky to take as hydrocortisone , prednisone, cortef and the lot? ...

  51. Meep, Daldre or someone who knows about Cytomel
    ... consider supplementation though it's done through hydrocortisone (brand name Cortef) or cortisone acetate, though sometime...
    ... Prednisone is much stronger on a person's system than hydrocortisone or cortisone acetate is, so you might be able to do...

  52. A Quick Primer On the Adrenals
    ... about supplementing cortisol, you will see talk of hydrocortisone (Cortef) or cortisone acetate. The second path involves...

  53. Cushing's disease???
    ... which Cortisol levels are too high. Cortisol (aka hydrocortisone ) is a steroid hormone that your adrenal glands release...

  54. Meep or anyone else, please help me with these test results!!
    ... old trapped in a 21 y/o's body. I'm going to start hydrocortisone as per Meeps advice hopefully next week, but fortunately...

  55. Crashing on T3 - hydrocortisone?
    ... Hydrocortisone (aka Cortisol) is the chemical your adrenals produce ... the mornings. The solution? Adding 20mg Cortef ( hydrocortisone ) a day, split into 3-4 doses. Some doctors recommend...

  56. armour and cortef - HELP ???
    ... after feeling like hell, my dr. added 15mg of cortef ( hydrocortisone ) last week. I STILL FEEL AWFUL !! I am tired of...
    ... This is important, because Cortef (cortisol aka hydrocortisone ) is a Glucocorticoid. This means it affects your...

  57. Blood test results
    ... reasons I am taking Cortef (prescription cortisol, aka hydrocortisone ). Taken at the right dose, it does NOT suppress the...

  58. Back again and need some guidance
    ... are all GOOD things, though. :) Since Cortisol is Hydrocortisone (identical chemical, one is synthetic and one is natural ... ) and hydrocortisone is used to TREAT rashes and is available at the local ... remember, start slow and small. Cortisol (Cortef, Hydrocortisone ) 5mg a day first day, 10mg a day for a few days, then...

  59. Meep - Yet another ? for you
    ... hormone, but an adrenal hormone. It is also known as Hydrocortisone , but the naturally occuring version of this chemical...

  60. Can testosterone replacement trigger hyperthyroidism?
    ... your adrenal gland produces in response to stress ( hydrocortisone )which is another reason I like it better the the synthetics ... that many doctors prefer. Also, since hydrocortisone is the natural antiinflammatory tht your body produces...

Eye & Vision board

  1. Eye lids
    ... Call your eye doctor - they can call in a Rx for a hydrocortisone cream - or tell you which one to buy OTC. I have...

  2. eye symptoms make me worried!
    ... Baush and Lomb-neomycin and polymyxin b sulfates and hydrocortisone otic suspension usp. (whatever that all is) Anyway...

  3. Dry, itchy, scaly eye lids...what is it?
    ... use any medication that is not made for the eyes. Hydrocortisone cream is good for regular skin, but may not be so...

Birth Control board

  1. Difference between generic and name-brand?
    ... called Numble (made up name) was a preparation of hydrocortisone (made up) after so many years any pharamceutical company ... can make their own hydrocortisone and sell for a reduced price. If you use a lot of...

Children's Health board

  1. Ichthyosis (skin problem) in 2 year old
    ... for a couple of days, but as soon as we went onto hydrocortisone 0.5% it came right back up then we were prescribed ... course of one week on eumovate cream, then a week at hydrocortisone 2.5 then 1% then 0.5% but we found that the eumovate...

  2. 5 year old with scaly flaky fingers + 1 toe
    ... available otc. he has recently been on fudicin h, a hydrocortisone cream which cleared it up well(until we used the aqueous ... cream) and now he's on hydrocortisone 0.5. but we are cautious with the effects also but...

  3. Knee Pain
    ... almost gone after being treated with benadryl and hydrocortisone cream. He has a constant low grade fever and very...

  4. Tiny red bumps on chest and back
    ... usually let her air dry after baths. You could try hydrocortisone cream too. Very common.:)...

  5. 3 year old with yeast infection?
    ... soak for 30mins. after the bath they said to but hydrocortisone cream and anti fungal cream (athletes foot cream)...

  6. Eczema
    ... scratching a lot. Doc said its Ezcema and i can use hydrocortisone 1% but i read about it and they said it can thin the ... problem with their babies and what can i use besides hydrocortisone so that he does not scratch so much. Thanks...
    ... it was eczema too. He gave a prescription for 1% hydrocortisone cream which helped for the first few days, and then...
    ... for your response! I finally did start using 1% hydrocortisone and it has helped. The Eczema is gone from his legs...

  7. cradle cap help please
    ... recommended by pediatricians for this condition is Hydrocortisone cream 1%. It works WONDERS!!!!! I have a severely ... case of this in and around his eyebrows. I used the hydrocortisone cream and it worked the first time. His skin is so...

  8. Facial Rash. Contact dermatitis?
    ... culprits), etc. He told me to use benadryl cream or hydrocortisone cream on it and both work really well for her. Now...
    ... had the okay from the doc to use small ammounts of hydrocortisone cream before when used to get this on his chin really...

  9. stumped...
    ... genitals. I continued the Benadryl and tried some hydrocortisone cream. When I put the cream on, he flipped out!!...

  10. 3mth old baby slept all night. Is it ok?
    ... but it didn't help much so the dr. prescribed some hydrocortisone 1%, and it has made a huge difference! Incidentally...

  11. 15 month old with diaper irritation on tummy
    ... Try a dab of hydrocortisone cream. Or even her diaper rash medicine....


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