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... hello every 1, i had a cpk of 8000, im down to 4200 now, i have problems with stairs and lifting. how long does it take to get back to climbing stars without using the rails? ... (2 replies)
Elevated cpk
Dec 13, 2009
... Hi do either one of you have problems with chewing or swallowing during your times of muscle weakness? ... (7 replies)
Elevated CPK Level
Feb 27, 2013
... doing a great disservice when they hide the truth. As much as we want to hear we are ok, we know when we aren't, and having an explanation is better than having problems glossed over and keeping us in suspense, thinking we are just nuts or something. ... (20 replies)

Elevated CPK Level
Feb 25, 2013
... The ALT and AST enzymes can come from muscle OR liver tissue. So the lab can "fractionate" the enzymes, meaning separate them into liver vs. muscle to be clear on where the elevation is originating. A GGT is more liver specific, as is bilirubin elevation. If there is truly something going on in the liver, it would make sense to consider autoimmune hepatitis, for which an... (20 replies)
Elevated cpk
Dec 15, 2009
... Hopefully your autoimmune problems are in a family that all respond to the same sorts of drugs. But who knows. ... (7 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)
... got tinnitus as well and vision problems and muscle aches and twitches but no localized muscle loss that couldn't be explain from a reduction in exercise. ... (17 replies)
... I emphathize with your husband and you. I have been diagnosed w/myositis (DM) for 10 years now & have been in & out of remission. The initial symtoms included extreme swallowing issues like your husband as well which caused me to lose a lot of weight because I couldn't eat. At that time I was on 80 mg of prednisone as well as imuran. I found that as my condition improved, I... (15 replies)
... is keeping it under control. I was not that lucky, I started 60mg pred and methotrexate for almost one full year before my symptoms began to get a little better. cpk was over 5000 when first diagnosed. ... (18 replies)
... Hi .. I just read your post from three days ago about PM. I was dx'd with PM in 2003 after a high CPK. I was put on high dose prenisone for many months and then put on reducing doses. I lost so much muscle mass, especially in my legs, that they looked like sticks, and I had always had thick-looking muscles, especially my thighs. The symptoms went away after two years and I... (5 replies)
... do you have problems with your throat. I dread that I would get that problem. ... (4 replies)
... I was diagnosed in 2008 with cpk at 6900. I haven't had any of those problems then and now. ... (1 replies)
... Pattianne: I see that you responded well to prednisone and methatrexate but do not have those drugs now because of the side effects, right? I was diagnosed almost two years ago. Responded well to prednisone, in April CPK had gone up again and in June, it had gone to 450 (after a year in the 100's; it got as high as 6,500 before the meds). Now, I am injecting methatrexate once... (13 replies)
... I was diagnose with the condition in 2008. Things has not improve the way i hope. My cpk is still very high and i am weaker now than i could remember. I fell a few times with falling on my face and doing major damage. ... (14 replies)
... under the skin. During the hospitalization where she couldn't walk the CPK level was 600. This was atributed to damage from all the falling she does. Does this sound like anyone elses experience? ... (3 replies)
... muscles, with pain on my right side, though my CPK count is not elevated. I have been tested for metabolic disorders and they have come back negative. ... (6 replies)
... antibodies. I have been trying to figure out if all my muscle weakness, being tired all the time is thyroid or PM. My CPK levels were normal in Nov when i was not having any symptoms, i don't know what they are now. If you find out any info on these things please let me know. ... (3 replies)
... and prednisone can actually induce Type II Diabetes over time. Your doctor will most likely be ordering routine blood tests for your sugar levels as well as your CPK levels. ... (11 replies)
... Complete rheumatic panel done on me, CPK test and then a muscle biopsy. ... (6 replies)

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