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Alpha Foeto Protein
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Go for it!: Please submit a clear & specific question about alpha feto proteins. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more
A blood test: This test can be found in several diseases. It is elevated in liver disease including hep c, testicular cancer, and diseases in the OB world. We worry when this is over 250 with liver lesions and find that over 500 in a patient with a liver mass is diagnostic of liver cancer. Some specialists will get a baseline in hep c and use it as a tool to help screen for new liver cancer. ...Read more
please guide me i got a result in Alpha Feto protein test 109.08 ng/mL . and i was not feeling well. pls tell me what's should i do?
Inflammation: Serum protein electrophoresis is a test that examines specific proteins in the blood, serum Albumin and alpha-1, alpha-2, beta, and gamma globulins. In the alpha-1 zone, alpha-1 antitrypsin (aat) is the major protein, which is involved in neutralizing enzymes secreted by inflammatory cells. Aat is increased in acute inflammation. ...Read more
Nothing Particular: It is one of those changes which has no clear cut medical implications. You can ignore it and you would not have to think about it or anything serious that I can medically relate it to. Good like ...Read more
High alpha beta protein and baby measuring 16 weeks when I am 17.5 weeks along. Doc said placenta mostly likely not working? Is there still hope?
Alpha fetoprotein?: There is a test that's typically done at 15-20 weeks of alpha-fetoprotein. AFP is made in liver of baby. High levels can signify spina bifida, anencephaly, chromosomal problems, and problems with baby's intestines being outside their abdominal wall. When one of these markers (there are 4 that are done) is elevated, additional ultrasounds are done and amniocentesis is typically offered. ...Read more
Tot Protein 8.4, albumin 3.5, Alpha 1 0.3, Alpha 2 0.6, Beta 1.6, Gamma 2.3, m spike not observed, Tot Glob 4.9, A/G 0.7. Any concerns?
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, elevated gamma globulins suggest chronic inflammation and it needs to be investigated. You may consult this site and discuss the matter with your doctor. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003544.htm ...Read more
Can you interpret, squam epi cells few a, alpha 2 protein 1.01 h, possible faint IgM lambda monoclonal protein present, ACE serum 75 h?
No: Can't interpret random blood test results without context. Talk to the doctor that ordered the tests. Most medical tests (x-rays, blood tests, etc., ) are better at telling us what you don't have rather than diagnosing what (if anything) you do have wrong with you. ...Read more