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... diagnosed with polymyositis and started high dose prednisone in January, with immediate relief. ... (5 replies)
... I was diagnosed in May with Polymyositis after my CPK came back at 40,000. ... (17 replies)
... so....my story is basically, I was diagnosed with polymyositis after bloodwork and a muscle biopsy. ... (5 replies)

High cpk level
Oct 11, 2010
... High CPK is just an indication that the muscle has been damaged. It could be from over use. I have Polymyositis and my initial CPK was 8840. ... (1 replies)
... Hello! I just joined and i looks like no one responded to your post in 2009. Would you mind giving an update? ... (5 replies)
... Elaine, as a long veteran with this disease i was hoping you could give me some advise. I also was diagnosis with polymyositis three years ago. I am very depress because my condition has not improve. My CPK numbers are still very high and i am weaker than when i first diagnose. ... (14 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. ... (5 replies)
... I only took 10 mg of Methotrexate and I feel so weak in 3 days that my voice fades away when I talked. My Physician removed it from my treatment and replaced it with Imuran 150mg. In addition I was also taking Prednisone but 40 mg made my muscles weaker and brought my blood sugar up. ... (15 replies)
... I am a 36 yo female that was just diagnosed with Polymyositis last month. My doctor sent me to the hospital with a CPK level of 39,000. I spent a week in there on IV Fluids and high doses of Prednisone. I start Methotrexate this week and will be off the steroids in 5 weeks. ... (15 replies)
... I have two emgs as well and they were both normal. ... (2 replies)
... that is good that you actively walk some days i could barely get around my house. (2 replies)
... ON LIPITOR. MY CPK WAS 10,000 2 YEARS AGO? ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for the reply. I am taking doxycycline three times a week as well. I also take my weekly methotrexate weekly and i am taking the prednisone 30 mg per day. I am planning on trying to wean of the pred after i go back to the doctor and see how my cpk is doing. ... (9 replies)
... Yes, I have severe pain, worse due to cold weather, and my CPK levels are normal. The pain was also in the same areas as you. ... (23 replies)
Polymyositis
Aug 31, 2008
... white male. For almost 4 months now I have been dealing with upper back pain. Mainly behind my shoudlers, under the neck. MRI's have been relatively inconclusive and I have tried many different treatments. ... (3 replies)
... unless he might be looking for something else. My doctor was also concerned about and wanted to rule out MS, hence an EMG and an MRI. Sometimes a doc learns MORE by ruling stuff OUT than by ruling stuff in. Personally, an EMG is not a particularly favorite test of mine. ... (11 replies)
... Good day, my name is jerry , i reside in central florida. I was diagnosed with polymyositis in 1999, i started to develop weakness in the thighs and shoulders. I am also a renal patient. ... (11 replies)
... Hi. i'm new to the board and am greatful that there is a medium such as this to share information. I was diagnosed with polymyositis 3 years ago. The first year of giagnosis, after receiving a combination of treatments with Prednison and Imuran, my CPK dropped from a high of 17,000 to 2,000. ... (15 replies)
? polymyositis
Aug 20, 2008
... I was diagnosed 6 months ago with polymyositis. I had been suffering fatigue, aching legs and arms and throat cramps for over a year. I had been to a doctor at the time and was diagnosed with depression which of course was not the real problem. ... (7 replies)
... Myositis can be part of autoimmune disorders such as lupus, mixed connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis, polymyositis and others. ... (3 replies)




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