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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Elevated Cpk

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I there any treatment's for CPK elevation due to a small calves injury?

I there any treatment's for CPK elevation due to a small calves injury?

Cpk: If cpk. Is elevated due to calf muscle injury, there is no specific treatment to hasten healing. How much muscle rest is appropriate is debatable. ...Read more

Creatine Kinase (Definition)

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


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Do injured thighs, heart and chest have treatment also my creatine kinase is 412?

Do injured thighs, heart and chest have treatment also my creatine kinase is 412?

Clinical context: If you've had an injury to the muscle of your chest / thighs, you creatine kinase is likely to go way up -- even if it's just a deep muscle bruise. Your physician has ways of spotting heart damage which needs more aggressive treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What do elevated CPK levels mean when exercise is not a factor?

What do elevated CPK levels mean when exercise is not a factor?

Muscle or heart : CPK can be released from damaged or inflamed muscles, including the heart muscle. Some muscle diseases that cause weakness and pain in the muscles can elevate cpk, as can any muscle injury (including an injection into the muscle). Heart attacks and other heart muscle injury or inflammation can also raise the cpk. There are tests to determine the source of the cpk. ("fractionation" of cpk). ...Read more

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I have lost strength on my body due to CPK elevated and it been like these for four weeks now..What to do?

I have lost strength on my body due to CPK elevated and it been like these for four weeks now..What to do?

Muscle inflammation: Elevated CPK can occur with inflamed muscle tissue. This can occur secondary to meds (example statins), injury to muscle groups (causing rhabdomyolisis), or connective tissue disorders (autoimmune reactions) like polynyalgia rheumatica. ...Read more

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What do elevated CPK and aldolase mean?

What do elevated CPK and aldolase mean?

Muscle injury: CPK (an old term) is a marker of injury to muscle, be it skeletal, cardiac or smooth muscle. Aldolase is a non-specific marker of tissue injury and does not add any more information. Why did you have the tests done? What were the findings of other tests? ...Read more

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What would be some reasons for elevated sed and CPK along with low iron count? Should i be concerned?

What would be some reasons for elevated sed and CPK along with low iron count? Should i be concerned?

Yes: If "low iron count" is a pop term for anemia (low hemoglobin / hematocrit) and/or serum iron itself is low, this is always worrisome and your physician must either continue working you up or give you an explanation and suggested treatment. If you are having muscle pain, an elevated CPK would confirm but not prove a clinical impression of a myositis / rhabdomyolysis & lead to workup. ...Read more

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Can a charley horse cause your CPK level to be elevated?

Can a charley horse cause your  CPK level to be elevated?

Muscle enzyme: CPK elevations are seen in muscle disease, acute cardiac events, muscle trauma (rhabdomyolysis) but also, in weight lifters, and marathon runners. So, can be rather serious or benign. Perhaps, a severe localized cramp could cause enough muscle trauma to raise the level modestly, but, if significantly up, need to test further and uncover the etiology. ...Read more