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... I have just been told that I have high CPK levels and I don't do any weight lifting just 20min aerobic workout. I have been using essential oils on my legs for the muscle weakness and fatigue I feel. ... (17 replies)
... MD's in the past four weeks. My muscle aches have me very concerned. Yes, my CPK has been steadily at normal levels, but I still am experiencing muscle aches. ... (17 replies)
... ER Doctor said Lexapro can cause elevated CPK levels, but I cannot find any correlation online. ... (0 replies)

... What is minocycline? My mother's doctor is convinced that she has an autoimmune disease, but has never been able to pinpoint it. Perhaps I have something similar? My neurologist did an EMG and a nerve conduction study. The latter was fine but the EMG came up "dirty". They did a few more and yet again they came up "Dirty". No real cause though, and I haven't had anymore... (17 replies)
... ey wanted me to remain on prednisone for the entire help prevent flares, since if you were to flare during the pregnancy, this could lead to loss of the baby. I was on 12.5mg 1x day throughout my pregnancy. You don't want to be tapering during your pregnancy, as tapering can cause a flare in some instances... ... (5 replies)
Cpk high
Oct 17, 2009
... had for 8 years now. It is an immune disorder, and occurs when your immune system attacks your muscles, turning it into a muscle disease. When first diagnosed my CPK was over 5000 !! ... (3 replies)
... Myositis can be part of autoimmune disorders such as lupus, mixed connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis, polymyositis and others. ... (3 replies)
Elevated cpk
Nov 6, 2009
... Myositis only occurs in 1 in 50,000 to 1 in 100,000 people. The other causes of single high CK test results occur much more frequently than that. ... (7 replies)
Elevated CPK Level
Feb 27, 2013
... can occur along with other AI disorders and sometimes causes hyperthyroidism, which can certainly cause high heart rate and shortness of breath. ... (20 replies)
... Hi...Yes..I was diagnosed with PM. I am on prednisone...60mg a day for right now...she mentioned a different treatment, cause the prednisone isnt working for me. I am doing the muscle biopsy on monday to be definite, but all of my bloodwork came back positive for it. ... (11 replies)
Nov 20, 2006
... I have had lupus since 1994 and polymyositis since 1997. My doctor is wanting me to start Imuran. My CPK is not extremely high lately but stays elevated most of the time and is cause for painful muscles and a constant fatique. For some reason I am very afraid of Imuran. ... (1 replies)
Jul 29, 2010
... Just finished reading your post. I was diag in 1995 with polymyositis, I had an EMG, blood work and biopsy of muscles in arm and leg. I was in my 40's then. I ended up on prednisone for 12 years. I found it really hard to function otherwise. ... (4 replies)
... I see that you responded well to prednisone and methatrexate but do not have those drugs now because of the side effects, right? ... (13 replies)

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