What Is A Cpk Blood Test

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hi,a routine blood test showed a high cpk of 500. after a gap of 4 days i went in for another test.this time the cpk has gone to 900.is there a cure for high cpk? does it effect ones daily life adversly?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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