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Is it possible to have addison's disease and not take steroids?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Not by definition

Individuals with addison's have specific findings based on their being "hypoadrenal.
" this usually combines decreased cortisol production and decreased aldosterone production. To correct the problem you need to be on steroid therapy, unless your DX is presumptive or tenuous.

In brief: Not by definition

Individuals with addison's have specific findings based on their being "hypoadrenal.
" this usually combines decreased cortisol production and decreased aldosterone production. To correct the problem you need to be on steroid therapy, unless your DX is presumptive or tenuous.
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