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ask: Cushings and Lyme Relation?

By Beth76
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Can Cushings cause a positive Lyme Western Blot?

I have had 2 positive Urine Free Cortisol tests. They were both only 2.5 points above the normal limit of 50. What can this indicate? Is a positive a positive when it comes for testing for Cushings or is there a certain number that is indicative of Cushings?

Thanks for your guidance :0)

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Hi Beth,

Thank you for your question and welcome to Empowher. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), the normal range for testing is: 10 - 100 micrograms per 24 hours (mcg/24h). Did you talk to your doctor about your results? What did he/she say? If your results were above 50 - this appears to be in the normal range according to the NIH if it is not above 100. You can read more details here

If you have any concerns, please contact your treating physician for follow up.


January 12, 2013 - 7:33am
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