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Michelle's Story

Hello Everyone!

I am so happy that I have found this site. I am in need of help and support and I think I have finally found the right place! I would like to tell you a little bit about what I am going through. I am 39 years old and I have the following symptoms which have gotten worse over two years. I have gained 50 pounds in two years. I now have a buffalo hump. I look like I am 7 mos. pregnant I had to buy all new clothes. I have severe fatigue and my body aches all over and my joints hurt. I struggle just to get through the day. My face is so puffy & fat looking. To me I look "cushie".

I have seen an endo and he had me take a 24 hr. cortisol test which came back in the normal range. So his recomendation was to put me on Meridia and watch what I ate. Let me say there is nothing normal about what is going on with my body.

This is where I need advise...I am switching Primary care docotors until I can find one that will listen to me. Can blood/unrine tests come back normal and still have Cushing's? What I would like to do is have CT scans of adrenal glands and pituitary glands. Any advice. Thank you so much for listening.

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