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My ck levels have ranged from a seven to an 11 in last few…

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My ck levels have...

My ck levels have ranged from a seven to an 11 in last few months now they are concerned why are these levels elevated and the pain not being treated

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?

Pain from left arm to neck to jawline and at least nine months

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Not really no

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 1 year ago

What is your age and gender?

What is the normal range of CK of your lab?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Female 48
In march was a seven now an eleven elevated with every lab never had this before
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Extreme pain in left arm to neck and jaw ekg normal
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Pain just now being treated with muscle relaxers
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Hell s very littlr
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Helps pain very little I meant
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 1 year ago

The normal range of CK is > or =18 years: 38-176 U/L.

So Just wanted to know the normal range of your lab.

Please see the reference;

http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Clinical+and+Interpretive/8336

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
always been in normal range on any labs evertaken
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
When I say 11 they mean 11000
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Okay.

The 11000 means you have some muscle injury going on. This can be due to;

Hyperthyroidism

Myopathy

Medications

Herbs.

You need to get;

Thyroid function tests if not done.

Muscle biopsy.

Autoimmune panel.

These will diagnose the issue.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thyroid is good
What medications and muscle biopsy could this be md
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Medications like statins can cause the raised muscle enzymes. These are for reducing cholesterol.

A general surgeon can take the muscle biopsy.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Muscle biopsy will they give me anesthesia I don't wanna e awake
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Muscle biopsy is done under numbing medication (local anesthesia). It is a minor procedure.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ok ty
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