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How to cure very high creatine Kinase level?

Sep 2013
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My sister creatine Kinase is 19,132.What she should do?
Posted Thu, 5 Dec 2013 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi 1 hour later
Brief Answer: Creatine kinase. Detailed Answer: Hello,XXXXX. Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum. Creatine kinase in female (normal level 40-150 U/L). In your sister it is 19,132 according to this query. Very very high level. Please note one thing about C K (creatine kinase ). C K rises within 4-8 hours and generally returns to normla by 48 to 72 hours. An important drawback of total C K measurement is its lack of specificity for segment elevation myocardial infarction. The diseases which develops elevation of C K are . 1 Segment elevation myocardial infarction. 2 skeletal muscular disease including dystrophy,myopathies 3 hypothyroidism 4 stroke.. At the age of 38 years elevated level of C K is concerning.Your sister need to investigated for all above mentioned disease. I would recommend you visit a physician at the earliest & sort this problem. Hope you will find this information helpful.Further any question you can ask in follow up. Good luck for your sister. Dr. HET
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