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Dr. Rick, Board Certified MD
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Experience:  Ophthalmology since 1994 with Retina sub-specialty interest
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Dr I just had my blood test results and my cpk is 370

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Hello Dr
I just had my blood test results and my cpk is 370 and prolactin 638 ! I am a 54 yr female and suffer from headaches dizziness dry eye and muscles pain that makes me difficult to move or work
Which specialist you advise me to see
Thank you
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 1 year ago.
Hi. I'm Dr. Rick and I have two decades of ophthalmology experience. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.
At this point the best place to start would be with your internal medicine doctor. If you have already seen her then the next step would be to see an endocrinologist.
If you would like to get the most advanced care possible then you might consider going to a large teaching hospital. Why a teaching hospital? Because At an institution like that you could be evaluated and treated by a team of sub-specialists who are at the cutting edge of their respective fields. The best thing about these large teaching hospitals is that consultations are available with Professors and leaders in their field by just walking a few steps down the hall.
The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota is an excellent example of just such a place as this. That being said there are many excellent teaching hospitals all across the country and I am sure that there is one near you.
Does this make sense to you?
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Dr. Rick MD FACS