i have just returned from the dermo after Gp said you need to see the dermo before we can get a wig. so ithought waste of time, been there before---- i am sooooooooooooo tired and fell asleep sitting up waiting inthe hosp. i see the dermo, she says and how bad does this get- i produce my photos,of hair loss and eye swelling an d tell her what happened when i was in hosp in 2007 and again that i was so very very ill for 3 years from 2010 and thought i was pegging oout-. on my doctors letter he wrote that my thyriod wa s underactive and my adrenals dont work properly and some immun e probs... i told her-- dermo doc-- how wwell i felt after the weeks supply or prednisolne in 2010 and then how i crashed after i stopped taking it-- she said well you would!..... I said that i thought i needed cortisol in hosp in 2007---------- but no one did a cortisol test---- she said YES- IT IS SO EASILY MISSED AND DOCTORS DO NOT THINK OF IT! she UNDERSTOOD IT ALL. the health care assistant said whats cortisol, Mrs dermo said -- its adrenal insuffieccy if you dont produce enough cortisolfrom the adrenals and without cortisol you can be very very ill and it CAN KILL YOU! I WANTED TO KILL THE BLOODY ENDOS AND DOCTORS THAT I HAVE BEEN BATTLING WITH FOR 9 DAMNED YEARS--- 8 YEARS AT BARTS HOSP WOULD YOU BELIEVE . AND THE HOSP CRASH IN 2007, sorry caps on, i told her how i was told i was a hypocondriac and asked her if my pictures were those of a hyponcondriac!----- bless that woman! she understood i am sooooooo gobsmacked. i think tho it has all been left too late, she has given me steroid drops for my hair and said she couldnt promise anything but also that when the endo does his tests i should have a low dose hydrocortisone or fludocortisone or what ever it is.. no one has bothered to mention that ever! bless that doctor! and also when she looked at thise awful photos she said --- this is what low cortisol does!