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A 21-year-old male asked about a 57-year-old male:

Father has hepatitis b his alpha feto protein increase from11767 to26434 iu/ml while taking medicines sorafenib200 , entacavir, daflon500, udiliv300 why?

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Dr. Tri Huynh
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
AFP elevation: Given your father's history of chronic hbv infection and elevated afp, he is likely to also have hepatocellular carcinoma. With that high level, this is almost conclusive of malignancy. Suggest to discuss with your physicians in the local area for further care.

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Last updated Dec 2, 2013

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