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Cortisol, elevated back - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i had a blood test done for cortisol and acth came back elevated so they ordered me to redo it in the morning at 8 a.m. i got that done today now if it comes back elevated again what is the next step a ct scan?
Doctor :   what was the result
User :   i dunno the 2nd one just got the blood drawn today
User :   but im saying if it comes back high again is the next step ct scan of the brain?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any symptoms
User :   not now i use to
User :   i really would just like to know the next step
Doctor :   repeat the tests
User :   blood again?

Doctor :   yes

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