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Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) Test

Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) Test from Thyrocare

Thyrocare

Price: Rs. 750

The purpose of an Adrenocorticotropic Hormone test is to diagnose hypopituitarism, Cushing’s syndrome, Cushing’s disease, and addison disease by measuring the amount of adrenocorticotropic hormone in your blood. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone test price is Rs. 750.

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Parameters Included:
1
paramefastingter
Fasting:
10-12 hours Fasting Required
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'On-time' Mantra:
Report on-time, Home Collection in Less than 60 Mins
Sample Type
Sample Type:
Blood
age group
Age Group:
All Age Groups
Home Collection
Home Collection:
Available
Process
  • 1. Technician from Thyrocare will be assigned for a sample collection after appointment confirmation.
  • 2. Sample will be collected by Technician at your address at given slot.
  • 3. You will get a payment link in 2 hours. You can make the payment online or pay cash to the technician.
  • 4. Soft copy report will be sent to your email address within 24-48 hours.

 

When to get tested?

If you are having symptoms of too much or too little cortisol, and hypopituitarism, then you might have this test. The symptoms of too much cortisol are:

  • Fatigue
  • Acne
  • Increased body hair
  • Muscle weakness
  • Weight gain
  • Fat build ups in the shoulder areas
  • Purple or pink stretch marks in the breast, abdomen, and thigh areas
  • Skin that bruises very easily

The symptoms of too little cortisol are:

  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdomen ache
  • Diarrhea
  • Carvings of salt
  • Weight loss

The symptoms of hypopituitarism are:

  • Fatigue
  • Lack of appetite
  • Oversensitivity to cold
  • Loss of body hair in men
  • Inconsistent menstrual period and fertility in women
  • Lower sex drive in botha nd women and men

Sample collection

A small amount of blood will be collected through a vein in your hand. The Adrenocorticotropic Hormone test price is low.

Test preparations

You might need to fast (no eating and drinking) the previous night before appearing for the test. The Adrenocorticotropic Hormone test cost is not high.

Result interpretation

Your doctor might compare the ACTH test result with the cortisol test results.

  • High ACTH and cortisol levels might indicate Cushing’s syndrome.
  • Low ACTH and cortisol levels might indicate hypopituitarism.
  • High ACTH and low cortisol level might indicate Addison disease.
  • Low ACTH and high cortisol level might indicate Cushing’s syndrome or a tumor in the adrenal gland.

However, do consult with your doctor about what the test results mean for you. You can now book an Adrenocorticotropic Hormone test online to get yourself tested.

Thyrocare Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) Test

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You will get a payment link in 2 hours. You can make the payment online or pay cash to the technician.

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Note: Payment should be made before or at the time of sample collection.

Thyrocare Technologies Limited is India's first and most advanced Totally Automated Laboratory having its strong presence in more than 2000 cities / towns in India and internationally.