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Cortisol is 651 - t4 free 14.9 - tsh 5.610 - male 33 could this be addison disease - skin pigmentation also - male 33 - thin build.

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Doubt it: Hi. I am not familiar with the units you measure cortisol in in Ireland, but if it the units I suspect (which would be 23 in the units we use), it would be very unlikely to be Addison's. You could have poor adrenal reserve, or the circumstances (e.g., stress) the cortisol 651 was drawn under could perhaps make one think yours should have been higher. With uncertainties, I can't be absolute.

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