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High Muscle Enzymes Symptoms
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Lower right side back pain/more like a dull ache than pain. Feels like I need to stretch the muscle. Slight elevated liver enzymes. No other symptoms?
The two could be re: The two may be related. This is something to discuss with your physician. The liver is on the right side where you are having your symptoms. This needs to be evaluated. ...Read more
Gout and CPK:
Muscle enzmye -CPK does not usually rise with gout but in rare cases if on colchicine and uloric drugs used to treat gout you can have elevation of CPK. Also if someone is on a statin (used to treat high cholesterol) like lipitor (atorvastatin) can have elevation of CPK. F/U with doc
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/2448456 ...Read more
CPK: Creatine (phospho)kinase. This enzyme will be elevated generally in disorders that injure muscle or when muscles are not working right. Extremes of exercise or injury can cause this, as can disorders of the muscles themselves, some hereditary. There are other forms of the enzyme that can come from other parts of the body, so this should be evaluated by a practitioner. ...Read more
Many.: Simply exercising vigorously will elevate cpk. Bruising or straining muscle can elevate enzymes. Drug reactions to statins can do this. An certain metabolic myopathies and inflammatory myositis can causes this. I've gone from the least important to some serious issues, which are fortunately less likely! ...Read more
In 2-year-old boys,: Elevated liver enzymes alanine & aspartame transaminases signal the need to check a muscle enzyme, creatine kinase, while evaluating for hepatic disease. If all 3 enzyme levels are elevated, molecular genetic studies may reveal a diagnosis of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy or Becker Muscular Dystrophy even before clinical onset of progressive muscle weakness is obvious. ...Read more
My blood test just showed high muscle enzymes. My doc says its cuz I started working out. Is this a possible effect? All orher tests are normal
Maybe: Modest elevations of the CPK can occur after a vigorous work out. I would suggest stopping workouts for 3-4 days and then rechecking the lab work. ...Read more
Could AST and alt (liver enzyme) be as high as the 200s because of a over worked inflamed muscle?
Liver enzymes: Ast and alt are released when the liver cells (hepatocytes) become injured. Usual physical activity with muscle soreness would be very unlikely to be associated with liver injury. However, many common medications, including Acetaminophen (tylenol) can cause liver cell injury. ...Read more
Chronic herniated discs upper back lower neck, chest pain-mostly dull sometimes stabbing, neck muscles feel tight, high liver enzymes. R they related?
Yes and no: Herniated disks and various pain syndromes are certainly related. Do you know why your liver enzymes are high? Please make sure you are not taking too much tylenol (acetaminophen) or tylenol (acetaminophen) containing products, as tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose can cause elevated liver enzymes. Hepatitis c can cause high liver enzymes as well as muskuloskeletal pain. ...Read more
Elevated muscle enzymes less than 500 so far, pain starting no help so far from docs can it be a broken big toe I sustained years ago, is that possibl?
What do elevated muscle enzymes in blood work without muscle strains? Does this mean I am going into kidney failure?
Slightly elevated AST and ALT enzymes in blood work. It was ordered for fatigue/muscle weakness. What does this mean?
Maybe "hepatitis": Hepatitis is defined as inflammation of liver cells, as is indicated by elevation in serum transaminases (ast and/or alt). Hepatitis can be caused by a variety of issues (infectious, ischemic, metabolic, toxic, infiltrative, alcohol-related, drugs, etc.). It is impossible to say why your liver tests are elevated without more information. However, your values may rise due to muscle problems too. ...Read more
Fatigue, dizziness, joint pressure/popping, neck and back pain, nausea, chest pains, blood work shows elevated liver enzymes & muscle damage.?
Get medical help: It sounds like you have many symptoms and abnormal blood tests that suggest something acute is going on. The doctor who ordered those tests should follow up immediately and direct the next step to investigate what is wrong, and that might even be a hospital admission. You should seek medical attention from your doctor or an urgent care facility to figure out what is going on and start treatment. ...Read more
Elevated liver enzymes elevated platelets positive ANA fatigue hair loss muscle weakness joint pain frequent infections docs say idiopathic?
See Rheumatologist: I would recommend that you see a rheumatologist for a consultation. ...Read more
Low muscle enzymes:
May mean he is weak.
Does he have muscular dystrophy?
Happy to chat or do video chat with him so I can see what muscle problems he has. ...Read more
Why are they high: Creatine phosphate kinase enzymes are high from the breakdown of skeletal muscle or heart disease if you are getting a lot of exercise take a rest and the levels will come down as your muscles regenerate if it is due to myositis venue need anti-inflammatory or steroid treatment you should consult your rheumatologist if it is it it if it is from a single heart myocardial infarction it will go down in several days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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