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... and had been on that for around 5 yrs. The results were great .. ... (2 replies)
... Sorry to here you are going through this. I was diagnosed in August. Mine started with a rash, very similar to what your experienced. In July, I was given Allegra for the "allergy" with all the itching, but that didn't work. ... (16 replies)
... I have muscular dystrophy. My CPK is always around 500. But...I can hardly walk or get out of a chair. I definitely have a muscle disease. ... (2 replies)

... I was diagnosed in May with Polymyositis after my CPK came back at 40,000. ... (17 replies)
... How above normal is your CPK? ... (2 replies)
... What type of Dr, is treating you? ... (12 replies)
Elevated CPK Level
Feb 28, 2013
... the fatigue and fast heart rate. All lab values fluctuate, so they will be different each time. Sometimes the baseline is just above normal, so the results fluctuate between normal and elevated. This is not unusual so don't let it bother you. Have you had pulmonary function tests done by the pulmonolgist? ... (20 replies)
Elevated CPK Level
Sep 20, 2012
... Yes, you can get muscle weakness with myositis, and the CK level can be correlated. My myositis seems intermitten, and I can always tell when my CK is up. Mine gets to about the same level as yours, then drops to normal. The AST and ALT can come from muscle as well as liver, so that fits. ... (20 replies)
... I have been having the same symptoms. Weakness in my legs and arms, sob, elevated CPK's, adb bloating, my thyroid TSH level was through the roof. Actually 160 . The symptoms are the same as myositis but are caused by low thyroid levels. ... (5 replies)
... I am really suspicious of myositis as a spontaneously occurring autoimmune disease. In most cases it looks like an infection and the prior history usually suggests a starting point which is what you would expect from infection. ... (17 replies)
... ed person here to answer your question because I'm new here and I have been just diagnosed but I have decided to wait a bit before doing a biopsy so my diagnosis is not "set in stone". ... (2 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)
... story is basically, I was diagnosed with polymyositis after bloodwork and a muscle biopsy. ... (5 replies)
... I can sympathize on what you are going through. Polymyositis might not be a killer but it is a disabling disease. ... (11 replies)
... It is so discouraging to have pain and weakness and no answers. I bet you know in your heart you know what you have. It just has to be proven. ... (12 replies)
... Thanks for your great insight Keith. I wouldn't wish this constant muscle pain on anyone. If I didn't have the pain patches that give constant pain relief, plus the oral meds, I don't knowwhat I'd do. ... (20 replies)
... I have had the same question as you, is there a relationship between PM and thyroid. ... (3 replies)
... nse! Sorry to hear just how bad your muscle weakness is. I don't know which one of us has it Seriously though, I can't imagine how frustrating it is to be so weak and there's nothing you can do about it. Were you able to get on Social Security disability or did you have your own disability plan at work? ... (20 replies)

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