24-Hour Urine Cortisol

24-Hour Urine Cortisol

24-Hour Urine Cortisol

A 24 hour urine test for cortisol examines cortisol levels. It aids in the body's utilization of glucose and fat for energy. 

Why done? 

To check the following symptoms:

  • Increased urination
  • Increased thirst  
  • Pink or purple stretch marks on the skin
  • Weight gain
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle weakness
  • Thinning skin that bruises easily

24-hour Urine Cortisol Test Procedure: 

Obtaining urine samples for a 24-hour Urine Cortisol Test is as follows:

• Starting on day 1, you should urinate into the toilet as soon as you wake up in the morning.

• After that, collect the toilet in a particular container for the next 24 hours to avoid contamination.

• On day 2, when you first wake up in the morning, urinate into the container you've set out earlier that day.

• Cover the container with a tight-fitting cover. Please place it in the refrigerator or another cool spot during the collection time.

How does one prepare for the test? 

Some medicines have been demonstrated to reduce the accuracy of cortisol urine tests. Some examples:

  • Physical stress
  • Medications, including lithium, diuretics, estrogens, and antidepressants

Note: Consult with your healthcare practitioner before discontinuing or changing any medications you are taking. 

Required documents: 

• Doctor prescription needed.

After care: 

After a 24 hour urine cortisol test, there is no need for any special form of treatment.

Cost of 24-Hour Urine Cortisol in Delhi: 

The 24 hour urine cortisol test cost varies by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety.



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24-Hour Urine Cortisol (Pathology Tests)


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