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Have you had any blood tests?
No, I haven't
Any fevers or chills?
How bad is the pain on a scale of 1-10?
At its worse, it is 5, and through part of the day, I don't feel it at all. I do feel it more when using my hands and arms; I use the computer keyboard a lot on my job. I don't do any heavy lifting, however, or any exercise other than walking.
Okay, I would recommend some blood tests to make sure you do not have any muscle damage
The first test is a serum creatine kinase
Other tests to rule out inflammation would include a CRP and ESR
Is there anything else you would recommend?
The other test would be a complete metabolic profile to determine if it is due to abnormal electrolytes
Ok--thank you. Is there anything else, or is this the end of your response?
That is all
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