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Creatine Kinase Isoenzymes
Creatine kinase is an enzyme found in muscles throughout the body. There are different subtypes of the enzyme, called isoforms, which predominate in different organs. For instance, the isoform in skeletal muscles is different from that which is most heavily found in the heart muscle. A blood tests detects levels of this in the body, for example if ...Read more
Hi i'm 17 and i'm a competitive swimmer sprinter, i recently did a blood work and the creatine kinase level was 470 u/l is that considered high?
Ck: It isn't unusual for ck to be elevated after vigorous workouts. ...Read more
I have pain in my thighs most of the time and also i feel that my chest is locked and some one holds it finally my creatine kinase was high=412?
Ck is high: Reasons can be many...Please get further evaluation. ...Read more
Blood draw immediately after a flu vaccine (intramuscular) - can this elevate the creatine kinase result? (lab value of 700+)
My husband has been diagnosed with having too much creatine kinase in his blood, what does this mean please?
Muscle breakdown: It usually means that there was or is ongoing muscle breakdown of some sort. Ther are many causes of this, but a heart attack, rhabdomyalisis, exercise, blunt force trauma, etc can cause local or systemic breakdown. The lab doesn't say where or what kind. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: In my series of medical students, almost all the men and a majority of the women who were even moderately focused on physical fitness had creatine kinase levels above reference range. Right or wrong, the lab's reference range assumes the person does not exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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