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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.

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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 »

High level of CPK

My CPK level is on 360.0 u/l. Before I perofrmed this blood test, I worked to hard at home and... Read more »

CPK Elevated levels

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Blood TEst

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I did a blood test for Heptatitis and also another blood test for fatty liver. I just like to know if HIV + person would have any different results from these tests from a normal person. The two test have been negative and the liver test turns out... Read more »

what kinds of blood testing can determine HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What kinds of blood testing can determine HIV? i had a blood test rescently but i dont know what it is for yet. Im not sure if i have hiv or not and im just wondering if the blood test i had can determine if i have HIV eventhough i didnt get a... 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 »

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?

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