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I got my blood tested, n my creatine phosphokinase is high(39 to 308) mine is 732.The nyt b4 i got da test i drink 3 beers. Is that a factor or not?Ty

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In brief: 3 beers would not

Do it. CPK is an enzyme that muscle cells contain.
So if you had recent muscle damage or a bruise, it will raise its value. Sometimes statin class of drugs that lowers cholesterol can raise cpk. Ask the doctor who ordered the test why he got it and what the abnormality means to you.

In brief: 3 beers would not

Do it. CPK is an enzyme that muscle cells contain.
So if you had recent muscle damage or a bruise, it will raise its value. Sometimes statin class of drugs that lowers cholesterol can raise cpk. Ask the doctor who ordered the test why he got it and what the abnormality means to you.
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