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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
What's the worry?: If your ekg is okay, the troponin t is not rising and is not beyond the reference range, and you have 'a little' chest pain that's not taking your bre ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Byrnes
46 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Enzymes rise and fall at the time of a heart attack. Only enzymes in the abnormal range are diagnostic. All your values are normal so there is no re ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Total CK may be elevated due to muscular activity and so may be CKMB. You did not provide any values. With normal troponin and evaluation at ER being ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shadia Constantine
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Many ways: Dear Deannj519, actually, the heart itself is made out of a very powerful muscle. It gets injured by infections, trauma to the chest but most commonl ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Gieck
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Difficult situation : sorry to hear about husband. With the situation, increased symptoms described are normal. If you haven't, turn to family and support to lean on. Try t ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Well...: CK's can be mildly elevated for many reasons, often non-cardiac. Anormal troponin means you did not have tissues damage and a normal EKG does not alw ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
It's hard to know: CK is an enzyme that is commonly found in different types of muscle cells. It can be found in skeletal muscle cells - think your biceps - but also yo ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Ck: Those values are not impressive and should be considered within normal range.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
I'm not sure: what you mean by this question. This is an ENZYME released upon the DEATH of CARDIAC muscle! A decreasing CKBM may be the RECOVERY phase of ACUTE MYOC ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Relative index?: It depends on your relative index. If you perform strenuous muscular work and draw a CPK and CPK-MB, both will be elevated, but the relative index wil ... Read More

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