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What makes your C,P,K to be elevated? I have muscle pain.

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What makes your C,P,K to be elevated? I have muscle pain.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
a heart attack can cause your CPK levels to be elevated
muscle inflammation called myositis can cause your CPK levels to be elevated.
dermatomyositis, polymyositis, and other muscle diseases can cause CPK to be elevated.
you need to see a rheumatology doctor to get testing of your muscles to see if your muscles are inflamed.
it sounds like you could have inflammation of your muscles causing your CPK levels to be elevated
you might benefit from steroid therapy to help calm down muscle pain and inflammation
let me know if you have other questions.

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