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... is not a bad thing. It's good. It does not cause Muscular Dystrophy. CK is an enzyme found in each of your muscle cells. It helps the muscles work. ... (4 replies)
... My 16 year old daughter is probobly being diagnosed with, or as a carrier of MD.The doctors are still diagnosing her.We have an appointment to go see a neurolgist next month.My Question is what are the next test they will do on her? And do the results take a long time to get.They started testing her in August for a liver disease and now they say it's a muscle disease.I hate... (1 replies)
... An early test that your doctor could perform is a blood CK test. ... (1 replies)

... CK is an enzyme that leaks into the blood out of a damaged muscle cell. If the CK level is elevated it is an indication of muscle damage. Now, don't panic just yet. A weight lifter's CK will be greatly elevated the day after a hard workout. ... (1 replies)
... That said, the blood CPK or CK level is the best place to start. ... (1 replies)
... Never stop asking questions and demanding answers. Another simple and inexpensive test is a blood CK test. ... (3 replies)
Living alone
Nov 22, 2010
... Blood CK, also know as Creatine Kinase or CPK, also know as Creatine phosphokinase, is an enzyme that is found within muscle cells. When a muscle cell is ruptured or dies the CPK leaks into the system where it's carried away by the bloodstream. ... (1 replies)
... Hey espen19, Not trying to scare you either, but, I agree with Mark. You should get your son into a MDA clinic for testing, as soon as possible, because usually it takes weeks to get in. You could also have your regular doctor test his CK (muscle enzyme) level by doing a blood test. NO, blood tests are not fun for little children, but they can possibly give you answers. ... (4 replies)
... walking until about a year ago. I don't know if it would give you any peace of mind, but you could go to your regular doctor, and ask for a ck muscle enzyme blood test and it would tell you how well your muscle are functioning, then you could go from there. ... (3 replies)
... Hey Calpain! I'm 46 with Limb-Girdle. It's still undiagnosed after 5 years. But I've been very busy researching. I have an extensive spread sheet with 66 types of MD. I've scored each one based on how close it matches my symptoms. Calpainopathy is 8th most likely on my list. But I was tested for it and the test came back negative. Here's what I can tell you though based on... (22 replies)
... Well Shellette, I was hoping you'd get results that gave you some answers. As always, I know how you feel. The enzyme your doctor mentioned must be CK. It leaks into your blood if you have muscle damage. ... (4 replies)

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