A 54-year-old female asked:
blood test results-what do i need to do next? low omega 3 / high homocyteine 14 / acth is too high.
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
Consider a consult: Physicians debate the value of screening homocysteines, but I am puzzled as to why you have had your omega 3 and acth levels checked. If your physician cannot explain the ongoing workup, it may be time to get a second opinion about the direction in which these studies are going.
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Rheumatology 48 years experience
Endocrinologist: If acth is too high, adrenal insufficiency should be evaluated, although pituitary could also be responsible.
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Last updated Sep 29, 2016
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