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what is the normal range for a cea test

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
19 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: To answer your question simply, yes that is in normal range for cea. However, a normal CEA does not mean a person does or does not have a cancer. I ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
See hepatologist: AFP or Alpha feto-protein is generally a protein made by cells of liver origin (with some exceptions). In you case, you have evidence of chronic acti ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
NORMAL: Carcinoembryonic antigen is a fetal antigen normally found in many adenoCa. The range of the blood test is from 0-2.5 ugm/L but is not specific for ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Thrombocytopenia: See ahematologist. Your platelet count is low which can affect your ability to clot. CEA is non-specific; however, must be rechecked also.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is normal: Yes it is normal.Why did you have this test done at age of 25 even if you are a smoker.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Normal CEA is generally below 5. By the way, CEA is not a screening test. It is used to follow diseases that exist and hint, sometimes, at recurrence ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Pyles
32 years experience Addiction Medicine
Talk to your doctor : Ask your doctor if this CEA level is significant for you. Smoking can cause an elevated CEA. Your doctor may want to re-evaluate. Try not to worry. It ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Sounds good.: Although it is impossible to definitively analyze lab results without knowing the patient and the results of all the rest of the lab tests, the portio ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Annual Checks: You need to have your regular annual check ups and ask your doctor for advice. The only thing I would want to make sure is that you have had a Colonos ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Tumor markers: Tests like ca 15-3 and CEA are not meant for diagnosis but used as prognostic markers. So get proper evaluation that's mammogram and ultrasound.
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