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Allergic to Cortisol & DHEA?

I had one of those NETA allergy tests done where you hold a vial in your hand and they gauge whether you're allergic to something based on that. Anyways, one of the findings was that I'm allergic to CORTISOL and Dhea. I asked him about it and he mentioned something about autoimmune disorder, etc, but he wouldn't specify. Any idea what autoimmune issue I might have?
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Hello and welcome to the forum.  Thanks so much for your question.  It's really important that doctors answer patients questions after results of testing are made available.  I would suggest that you either follow up with this doctor again or see your primary care doctor.  The level of cortisol in our bodies can relate to function of the autoimmune system.  High cortisol levels help reduce autoimmune disorders and too low levels of coritisol aggravate autoimmune disorders.  If you have an allergy, are they suggesting you have a low level?  I think that is a reasonable question that I'd want to know the answer to. Do you have any symptoms of an autimmune disorder?  There is some research that autoimmune disorders start with allergies.  Here is information on autoimmune disorders.  https://www.womenshealth.gov/a-z-topics/autoimmune-diseases  There is a wide range of doctors that work with autoimmune issues.  You can start with your primary care doctor.  Being allergic to dhea is more prone to cause typical allergy reactions.  https://www.drugs.com/sfx/dhea-side-effects.html  

Can you follow up with the doctor again and let us know what they say?
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