Dexamethasone suppression test

What is Dexamethasone suppression test?

The dexamethasone suppression test (DST) is a blood test that assesses adrenal gland function by measuring how cortisol levels change in response to an injection of dexamethasone.It is typically used to diagnose Cushing's syndrome.

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I recently had a dexamethasone suppression test done and the results were elevsted. I am to go back to the endocrinologist soon.what should I...

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Test for Cushings syndrome

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The dexamethasone suppression test looks for a fairly uncommon condition called Cushings...

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Hi dr, last month when i checked my thyroid it was normal and the endocrinologist told that my weight gain is not because of thyroid disorder but...

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Weight gain and few questions

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Good day,
Noted your concern.
Your Thyroid profile report looks good. Not to worry...

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I have hypothyroidism and polycystic ovaries . by august 2012 until now I've taken 15kgs and keep taking . i use t4 150mg , glucophage 850mg and...

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Cushings

Detailed Answer:
It is possible you have excess cortisol production in your body.

The latest guidelines suggest using a cut...

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