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Addison’s disease, also known as Adrenal Insufficiency or Hypocortisolism, is an endocrine disease that occurs when the adrenal glands do not produce enough of the hormone cortisol and sometimes, aldosterone. Discuss topics including symptoms and treatments for Addison’s disease.

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17 Hydroxyprogesterone

What does a low 17 Hydroxyprogesterone mean?  My daughter's is 14.

Thanks,
lori
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I looked it up and it said:
"Low or decreasing concentrations in a person with CAH indicate a response to treatment. High or increasing levels may indicate that changes in treatment are required."

I am not sure what that means alone - or without a range, how low she was.
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