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CPK in myositis
Jun 26, 2006
... My CPK was 39,000 when I was admitted to the hospital with severe muscle pain. ... (1 replies)
Elevated cpk
Nov 6, 2009
... If when she goes back and it is still elevated we will proceed from there. Thank you again. ... (7 replies)
Elevated CPK Level
Oct 22, 2012
... Hi Ladybud, Doctor determined it is polymyositis. Started me on 60mg Prednisone. Referred me to a cardiologist and pulmonologist. My resting heart rate has been in the 130s/140s and she is concerned because I'm so out of breath all the time. (20 replies)

... I was diagnosed with Polymyositis March of 2004 but I noticed the symptoms on January of same year. I had a hard time lifting my arms and difficulty walking. I was in ER with 21,000 CPK. ... (3 replies)
... I can sympathize on what you are going through. Polymyositis might not be a killer but it is a disabling disease. ... (11 replies)
... I have had Polymyositis for a year and a half , when after Prednisone and Methotrexate therapy it appeared to be in remission . I still was on Methotrexate and taken off Prednisone. ... (2 replies)
... and a CPK of 5000. He immediately referred me to a Rheumatologist who retested and had me do an MRI. ... (12 replies)
... Myositis can be part of autoimmune disorders such as lupus, mixed connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis, polymyositis and others. ... (3 replies)
... However your case was different since CPK was elevated whereas my daughter's CPK remained normal. I did not understand your doctor was not careful enough to prescribe prednison knowing the fact that it has strong side effects. ... (16 replies)
... If your doctor does not know what IVIG is it's time for change. I was diagnosed with Polymyositis in 2004. After 3 months of Prednisone and Imuran treatment my autoimmune doctor was concerned that CPK is still elevated. ... (12 replies)
... My daughter has been sick for a while. She often has chest pain and other types of pain, we have been told it could be polymyositis, Lupus or RA. I have pasted her blood work from the past year and 1/2 below. We aren't getting anywhere with our Dr. We are in the KC Mo and KS area. Any assistance would be great. Lymphocytes High CPK Elevated IGA Low IGG Positive ... (0 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)

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