I have Polymyositis. My cpk levels are always 2500-3000. I smoke marijuana and I was wondering if it could make my levels so high?
Myositis Q & A
Would it be possible to have muscle inflammation in several areas of your body without muscle weakness and this be linked as having myositis? If not, what other illness could cause muscle inflammation without weakness? Some muscles are so tender, they cannot stand to be touched.
What are the treatments for this disease for a 39 year old man? How does this disease affect the body? What medications help the pain?
What diseases would produce high ck levels? (particularly when the heart was found to be fine)
I just got over PMR (stopped prednisone in Jan). I now have muscle aches through out my body. My CPK level is 234 and sedimetation rate is 26. I have angst about heart attacks. I can not find anywhere what 234 means. I know it is high, but how high does it go to? I also know that there are three different kinds of CPK and I am hoping mine is the third one. What is the treatment for elevated CPK?
40 old man with weekness from 20 yr ago. his diagnosis is polymyositis and treatment not good. Now he have progimal and distal weekness.cpk=2450 ,LDH=900,.EMG faverable polymyositis .Biopsy have regernation$degernation of muscle fiber. gint cell no cellar infiltriation.but patient tretment with high dose corticosteriod,mtx.no provment in weekness but enzyme decrease tocpk=1450,LDH=600.PMH:negative what is your diagnosis? here is not possible for evalution muscle dystrophy.