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What Is A Cpk Blood Test

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cpk

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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...Talk to your doctor about this right away. High CPK may be an indication of muscle or heart problems. Read more »

sore thighs

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high level of CPK due to prolonged use of Baraclude tab. 0.5 mg

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Isentress

...blood cell count (neutropenia), low platelets, and elevated liver enzyme levels. May cause elevated levels of a muscle enzyme (creatine kinase) on blood tests. Contact your health care provider if you experience unexplained muscle pain,... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of good health care.... Read more »
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Blood Sugar and Fats

...information on normal laboratory values, see Fact Sheet 120 . Side Effects of Antiretroviral Medications (ARVs)? Standard blood tests measure blood sugar (glucose) but not blood fats. People with HIV are testing their blood sugar and blood... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

What Is Viral Load? How Is the Test Used? How Are Changes in Viral Load Measured? Viral Load "Blips" What Do the Numbers Mean? Are There Problems With the Viral Load Test? What Is Viral Load? The viral load test measures the... Read more »
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Scared, but maybe relieved

Posted by cks2
...I recently went to get my blood tested for HIV and other STD's. I have to go back for my results this week, but I am scared. I've had some symptoms of HIV, but like Read more »

Blood tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Do they automatically check for HIV in regular blood tests, or if you give blood? If they do check for hiv when you give blood, do they tell you you have it? Read more »

can you detect HIV w/ a basic blood test?

Posted by Anonymous
...can you detect HIV w/ a basic blood test like testing for ur hematology and and blood chemistry? a blood test not specifically for HIV like the ELISA test. Read more »

blood tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have never been tested for HIV. But Ihave taken several other blood tests which have came out great, including a white blood cell test. Is there still a possibility that I could be positive? Read more »